{meta} Agenda for Housing SPC on Wednesday 13th April, 2022, 11.00 am

Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of meeting dated Wednesday 9th March and matters arising pdf icon PDF 334 KB

Minutes:

Agreed: Minutes Agreed

2.

Chairpersons Business

      i.        Correspondence

Minutes:

i.              Correspondence

 

Acknowledged Karen Murphy’s (Irish Council for Social Housing) contribution to the Housing SPC Committee and wished her well in her new role.

 

Agreed: Affordable Housing topic to be included in the May Agenda

3.

Update presentation on St. Teresa's Gardens & Emmet Road

Minutes:

Martin Donlon, Senior Architect provided context & background to the presentation on St. Teresa’s Gardens development.

The following themes were discussed;

 

           Site location/Site Area

           Residential Unit Mix

           Height, Density & Materiality

           Bicycle & Car Parking

           Tenure Split

           Dual Aspect

           Dwelling Size

           Public Open Space

           Transport Strategy

           Perspective Views

           Timeframe

 

Sandra McAleer, Senior Executive Engineer provided context & background to the presentation on St. Teresa’s Gardens development.

 

The following themes were discussed;

 

           Project Overview & Status

           Residential Unit Mix

           Non Residential Uses

           Scale & Massing

           Key Milestones

           Cost Rental affordability

           Community Centre

           Height & Design

           Bicycle & Car Parking

           Public Open Space

           Estate Management

           Cost Rental Affordability & Cost Drivers

           Public Procurement Process

           Housing Needs Assessment

           Public Consultation, Promotion, Events & Feedback

 

 

Agreed: Presentations noted

Agreed: O’Devaney Road & Oscar Traynor Road presentation update to be included in a future Housing SPC agenda.

4.

Choice Based Lettings draft policy for discussion pdf icon PDF 425 KB

Minutes:

The following points were raised;

 

 

           Communication & Stakeholder Input

           Information Technology (I.T.) System upgrade

           Managing Expectations

           Digital Literacy

           Applicant feedback

           Benefits of Choice Based Lettings

           Scheme of Lettings

           Ukraine Refugees

           Social Housing List complexity

 

Agreed: Choice Based Letting update to be included on a future agenda.

5.

Traveller Accommodation & LTACC Report pdf icon PDF 455 KB

Minutes:

The following themes were discussed;

 

 

           St. Mary Park – Access/No footpath

           Project updates.

 

 

Agreed: Update noted

6.

Homelessness Report & Special Committee on Homelessness pdf icon PDF 549 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The following points were raised;

 

           Private Emergency Accommodation (PEA) visit update

           Accommodation Standards

           Homeless Report Figure Statistical Trend

           Notice to Quit

           Bed Capacity

           Housing Assistance Payment (HAP)

           Family Accommodation Options

           Acquisitions & Leasing

 

Agreed: update noted

7.

Update on Working Groups

See points i - iii

7a

Public Housing Working Group

Verbal Update

Minutes:

Agreed: N/A

7b

Senior Citizens Working Group

There has been no meeting since last update

Minutes:

Cllr Mary Freehill provided an update about suitable public domain seating.

 

 

Agreed: update noted

7c

Oversight Committee on Animal Welfare Issues

The next meeting is currently scheduled for Thursday 5th of May

Minutes:

Agreed: update noted

8.

AOB

Minutes:

The following points were raised;

 

           Ukraine Refugee & Dublin City Council assistance role/input & community response

           Anti-Social Behaviour & Stakeholder Engagement