Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. View directions

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Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 1007 KB


Minutes of the Social Housing SPC Meeting held on 28th September 2016 were CONFIRMED and ADOPTED.


Matters arising from the Minutes


No matters were raised by members.


Information submitted by members for written reply pdf icon PDF 148 KB

Additional documents:

a)   Mr. Terence Corish

The reply was NOTED.


b)   Cllr Anne Colgan

The reply was NOTED.



Directors Business pdf icon PDF 200 KB


a)          Presentation on Homeless Statistics (DRHE)


Dr. Bernadette O’Donoghue Hynes from Dublin City Council gave a presentation on Homeless Statistics.





















The Chair thanked Dr. Bernadette O’Donoghue Hynes for her presentation.  A discussion followed and questions were answered by Dr. O’Donoghue Hynes. 


The presentation was NOTED.



b)          Local Economic and Community Plan – Objective 7 Update


The report was NOTED.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 86 KB



a)   Current Work Programme


Quarterly Report:


Cllr Colgan sought clarification on the figure of 256 under Housing Delivery Targets 2016.  It was AGREED that clarification would be sent to the members on this item.  There followed a discussion on the report and questions were answered by the Catherine Keenan and Ann Hegarty.  The report was NOTED.


Progress on Capital Programme:


Included in the Quarterly Report and NOTED.


b)   Future Work Programme


Catherine Keenan clarified the purpose of the Future Work Programme.  Items submitted under the Future Work Programme would be discussed at the SPC meetings and agreed by the Members for inclusion on the Work Programme for 2017.  A discussion followed and the Chairperson proposed an SPC meeting in January, members would submit items under the Future Work Programme for discussion and possible inclusion in the 2017 Work Programme.   This was AGREED.


a)   Cllr Colgan:


To review the overall situation regarding the expected provision of social housing units in DLR over 2016/2017/2018 under all the provisions for social housing including CALF, Part V, purchase, AHB provision, voids, and any other source of social housing, also having regard to funding available to the Council under ReBuilding Ireland.


It was AGREED that this item will be included on the Agenda under the Future Work Programme at the SPC meeting in January.


b)   Cllr Melissa Halpin:


The building of extensions for tenants with over crowding issues to reduce numbers on the transfer list.


It was AGREED that this item will be included on the Agenda under the Future Work Programme at the SPC meeting in January.



Any Other Business


No other business.


Date of Next Meeting


The meeting concluded at 6.45pm, date of the next meeting Wednesday 25th January 2017.