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Social Housing Fundamentals for Local Authorities

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Social Housing Fundamentals for Local Authorities is a two-day training programme for staff of local authorities who are involved in the provision of housing services. Each day will be divided into two sessions. Day One will deal with the context for the work of Local Authorities in the housing area. Day Two will look at the regulatory environment and at the statutory basis for the work of Local Authorities - and the directions and guidance issues for the implementation of different services and operations.

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This course is offered as part of the National Housing Training & Development Programme [NHTDP].  See NHTDP details here.

Course Content

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Session 1: Policy Context
  • Session 2: The Housing Market
  • Session 3: Housing Legislation
  • Session 4: Housing Services

Who Should Attend?

This course will be of particular interest to all Local Authority staff involved in the provision of housing services. It is designed for new staff and for those requiring an update on the latest developments in housing.

Dates, Venue and Fee

Dates and Venues (*to be confirmed) are as follows:

Dates 9-10 February 2017 2-3 March 2017 23-24 March 2017
Venue* Tullamore Court Hotel Radisson Blu Hotel, Limerick IPA, Dublin

Fee: The cost of this two day course is €350 per person.  Fee includes course materials, lunch and refreshments.        

Bookings / Enquiries

All bookings must be received in writing. Bookings will typically close one week prior to course start date.

Central Bookings Office
Institute of Public Administration, 57-61 Lansdowne Road, Dublin D04 TC62
Tel: (01) 240 3666 | Fax: (01) 668 9135 | Email:

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57-61 Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 | Tel: +353 1 240 3600 | Fax: +353 1 668 9135 | Registration no: 21087