{meta} Agenda for Housing SPC on Wednesday 8th December, 2021, 11.00 am

Agenda and draft minutes

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of meeting dated Wednesday 10th November and matters arising pdf icon PDF 190 KB

Minutes:

Agreed : Minutes Agreed

2.

Chairpersons Business

i.           Correspondence

 

 

No correspondence

Minutes:

Correspondence

 

 

Agreed : N/A

3.

Traveller Accommodation

Minutes:

Frank d’Arcy, Executive Manager

 

 

·         LTACC upcoming meeting

·         Site Updates – St. Margaret’s & Labre Park

·         Staffing review

·         Funding & Procurement

·         Contractor Oversight

·         BTAP meeting update

·         Collaboration with other Local Authorities

 

Agreed : Discuss point 3 & 5i in tandem

 

Agreed : Update Noted

4.

Housing Management Update

See points 4i-4V

4a

Report on Housing Supply pdf icon PDF 967 KB

Minutes:

Report on Housing Supply

 

The following themes were discussed;

 


·         Action Plan

·         Sons of Divine Providence Site update

·         KPMG report

·         Affordable Housing/Purchase

·         Approved Housing Body (AHB) Collaboration

·         Cost Rental

·         Sustainable Housing

·         Funding Mechanisms

·         Available Land Banks

·         Part V

·         Lar Redmond Centre Update

·         Voids Turnaround Timeframe

·         Social Housing

·         Garda Vetting

·         Poolbeg Strategic Development

·         Zone (SDZ) & Charlemont updates


 

 

Agreed : Discuss agenda points 4i & 4iv simultaneously

 

Agreed : Action Plan to be brought to a future SPC meeting

 

Agreed : KPMG report to be circulated to members

4b

Report on Homelessness pdf icon PDF 537 KB

Minutes:

Report on Homelessness

 

 

Members thanked DRHE staff for their ongoing support.

 

 

The following themes were discussed;

 

·         Factors affecting homeless figures

·         Homeless Single People

·         Current Emergency Plan

·         Homeless Priority Allocation

·         Causes of Homelessness analysis

·         Social Housing Lettings

·         Private Rented Accommodation

·         Homeless Housing Assistant Payment (HAP)

·         Fall off in Exits

·         Support Services – Placefinders & Support to Live Independently (SLÍ)

·         Security of Tenure

·         Eviction Embargo removal and implications

·         Sufficient Bed Capacity

·         Termination Notice

·         Rental Tenancies Board (RTB)

·         Self-Accommodation

·         Transfers from state institutions into homelessness

·         Housing Pathway

 

 

Agreed : Update noted

4c

New Anti-Social Policy Update pdf icon PDF 515 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

New Anti-Social Policy Update

 

 

Alice Simington, Senior Executive Officer provided members with a presentation

to expand on the report provided. The presentation detailed consultation,

literature review, focus of the new strategy, Local Authority and community

safety. Presentation covered areas such as Local Authority powers to tackle

anti-social behaviour, legal powers and the courts process as well as

prevention and early intervention in Estate Management.

 

 

 

Agreed : Special meeting to be convened to discuss ASB policy

4d

Report on Housing For All Plan

Verbal update

Minutes:

Report on Housing For All Plan

 

 

 

Agreed : Update noted

4e

Phase II of the insulation programme update pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

Phase II of the insulation programme update

 

 

Shane Hawkshaw, Senior Executive Engineer provided members with a

presentation to expand on the report provided. Information was provided on

the Boiler Replacement Programme, Better Energy Community Schemes

Programme and the Energy Efficiency Programme and challenges involved.

 

 

 

Agreed : Post meeting, members agreed that the January Housing SPC

meeting shall cover topics not completed at the December meeting.

4f

Construction Cost Analysis Update pdf icon PDF 648 KB

Minutes:

Construction Cost Analysis Update

 

 

 

Agreed : N/A

5.

Update on Working Groups

See points 5i-5iv

5a

LTACC Update

Minutes:

LTACC Update

 

 

 

 

Agreed : Update noted

5b

Public Housing Working Group

Minutes:

 

Public Housing Working Group

 

 

 

Agreed : N/A

5c

Senior Citizens Working Group pdf icon PDF 629 KB

Minutes:

Senior Citizens Working Group

 

 

Agreed : N/A

5d

Special Committee on Homelessness pdf icon PDF 662 KB

Minutes:

Special Committee on Homelessness

 

 

 

Agreed : N/A

5e

Oversight Committee on Animal Welfare Issues

Minutes:

Oversight Committee on Animal Welfare Issues

 

 

Agreed : N/A

6.

AOB