PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON REVIEW OF REBUILDING IRELAND ACTION PLAN FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS

Mr. Eoghan Murphy, T.D., Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government opened a public consultation process on the 21 July 2017, inviting submissions on the targeted review of the Government’s Rebuilding Ireland Action Plan, following its first full year of implementation.

Rebuilding Ireland – Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness was published on 19 July 2016 as the Government’s response to the biggest single challenge facing Ireland — the housing and homeless crisis.

Rebuilding Ireland, together with the Government’s Strategy for the Rental Sector (published on 13 December 2016), comprises 113 actions, across five key Pillar Areas, as follows:

Address Homelessness

Accelerate Social Housing

Build More Homes

Improve the Rental Sector

Utilise Existing Housing

The consultation will run until Friday, 11 August 2017.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED?

Further details and access to the consultation document is available on the Department’s website at Public consultation review of Rebuilding Ireland or you can also access them on the Rebuilding Ireland site.

Written submissions are welcome from stakeholders within the housing and homelessness sectors as well as from members of the public and should be sent to rebuildingireland@housing.gov.ie not later than 12 noon on Friday, 11th August 2017.  

Alternatively, responses can be posted to:

Review of Rebuilding Ireland Action Plan, Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, Custom House, Dublin 1, D01 W6X0.