The purpose of a Strategic Policy Committee (SPC) is to prepare, develop, monitor and review policies which relate to how Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council carries out its job and to advise the Council accordingly.

The remit of the Social Housing SPC in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown is to deal with policies which relate to:

  • Design of Social Housing
  • Construction/Refurbishment Programme
  • Homeless Strategy
  • Housing Strategy
  • Traveller Accommodation
  • Allocations/Transfers
  • Estate Management
  • Universal Design
  • Models of Delivery

Membership of the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Social Housing SPC comprises of:

Councillors Sectoral Representatives
John Bailey (Chair) Terence Corish, Environmental Pillar, DLR PPN
Anne Colgan Susan Whelan, Community & Voluntary Pillar, DLR PPN
Chris Curran Geraldine Dunne, Community & Voluntary Pillar, DLR PPN
Cormac Devlin Professor P.J.  Drudy , Social Inclusion Pillar, DLR PPN
Kate Feeney Vacancy, Chambers Ireland (Development/Construction Sector)
Jim Gildea Liz Ferris, Chambers Ireland (Business/Commercial Sector)
Melisa Halpin Jimmy Jordan, ICTU (Trade Union Sector)
Deirdre Kingston
Michael Merrigan
Brian Murphy
Denis O’Callaghan
Dónal Smith
Carrie Smyth
Ossian Smyth

For the DLR PPN representatives’ contact details please get in touch with the DLR PPN manager at or 087 6394506

 Minutes of Social Housing Strategic Policy Committee

Chairperson’s Reports from the Social Housing SPC

Chairperson’s Report from the November 2016 meeting

Chairperson’s Report from the January 2017 meeting


PPN Reps Reports from the Social Housing SPC

These are indicative notes by PPN Reps only. These are not official minutes.

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