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Name of Representatives

Odran Reid – Community & Voluntary – Swords/ Balbriggan

Freda Hughes – Social Inclusion – Castleknock /Mulhuddart



Name of the Decision Making Committee that our Representative attends

Housing Strategic Policy Committee (SPC)

Purpose of the Committee/ Overview Statement

Housing SPC is a committee of Fingal County Council

  • It is tasked to advise and to assist the Council to develop policy
  • Final policy decisions will rest ultimately with the full Council
  • System is intended to give Councillors and relevant sectoral interests an opportunity for full involvement in the policy-making process from the early stages

Issues considered by the SPC

  • Dublin Regional Homelessness
  • Incremental Purchase Scheme
  • Modular Housing – presentation to the SPC and discussion
  • FCC Land Zoned for Residential Development
  • Delivery of Housing Strategy 2020 – making target set by the Government

Focus for the Future/ SPC Programme of Work

The key priorities for the Housing Department are

  • Implement the Social Housing Strategy 2020 to increase the supply of housing in the County
  • The management and maintenance of housing stock
  • Manage and deliver homeless services
  • Implement the actions under the Traveller Accommodation Programme 2014-2018
  • Efficient housing vacancies/void turnarounds


  1. Housing Strategy

Update on target delivery

New funding initiatives

Expressions of Interest from Voluntary Housing Bodies, land owners, developers etc. with land suitable for Social Housing development


  1. Management & Maintenance of Housing Stock

Preventative Maintenance Programme

Window & Door Replacement Programme

Estate Management Services

Tenancy Sustainment


  1. Social Housing Support Allocation Scheme

Homeless Services in accordance with Dublin Homeless Action Plan

Age Friendly Initiatives


  1. Accommodation of Travelling People

Traveller Estate Improvement Works Programme


  1. Disability Steering Group

Objectives of Disability Strategy Plan

Adaptation Grants

Next Linkage Group Meeting

The next Housing Linkage Group meeting is scheduled for

Date: Early November 2016

Time: 7pm

Location: TBC

These meetings are open to members of the PPN, for further information contact ppn@fingal.ie


Dates of previous Linkage Group Meetings

7th September 2016

Meeting Minutes

Report / Submissions