National Housing Policy

The most influential perspective on Irish housing policy is derived from the Social Partnership arrangements and the National Economic and Social Council's, (NESC) “vision of society, which has since 2006 redefined Irish social policy. All State housing policies are drafted and monitored within this social partnership framework, and the current State policy approach, based on Building Homes - Sustaining Communities (2007) explicitly draws on the NESC lifecycle approach.    

In 2014 NESC published its report on social housing, Social Housing at the Crossroads, together with two accompanying background papers:

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Recent reports from 2014 are: