Briefings

Housing Review: March 2019

April 18, 2019

This month's housing briefing covers a recent OECD report that comparing affordable housing outcomes, a report on the Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government and the findings from a survey of renters.




Housing First in Scotland

April 11, 2019

This briefing explores Housing First as a possible solution to rising levels of homelessness. We look at current trends in homelessness prevention in Scottish policy-making and set out what local authorities in Ireland can do to aid the transition towards a Housing First approach.





Fingal County Council: A Month in the Life

April 2, 2019

In the third instalment in our new series of monthly briefings on local government activities, we’re looking at the achievements and innovations of Fingal County Council, drawing from the February edition of their Chief Executive’s Monthly Report.



Oireachtas Review: February 2019

March 26, 2019

February was a Brexit-focused month in the Dáil, with the passing of the Brexit Omnibus Bill. This summary also covers the Judicial Appointments Bill and the implications of recent Supreme Court Decisions on the workings of the Oireachtas.