The Housing and Accomodation Linkage Group provides a space for networking and discussion for GCCN members and others who are interested in housing and accommodation issues in Galway City, including homelessness, Traveller accommodation, tenants’ rights, social and affordable housing and the re-housing of refugees from Direct Provision.

The GCCN representatives on the Galway City Council Housing & Accommodation Strategic Policy Committee are supported and informed in their work by this Linkage Group.

Latest News

Housing and Social Inclusion SPC

A meeting of The Housing and Social Inclusion SPC took place on Thursday 2nd May in GCC. See below for more information on: The agenda of the meeting…

Housing and Accommodation SPC 28th February 2019

A meeting of the Housing SPC took place on the 28th of February 2019 in Galway City Council Karen Golden and Karina Timothy are GCCN reps on this SPC The…

Housing and Accommodation SPC: Thursday 22nd November 2018

The Housing and Accommodation SPC met on Thursday 22nd November @ 10 am in Galway City Council Karina Timothy and Karen Golden are Galway City Community…

Housing and Accommodation SPC

The Housing and Accommodation SPC met on Thursday 20th September in Galway City Council. The GCCN representatives on the Housing SPC are Karina Timothy,…

From Immediate Needs to Sustainable Solutions

GCCN held a very successful Housing Conference on February 2018. It was a collaborative undertaking with  Homeless Services, Social Housing Providers…

Housing SPC Meeting May 2018

Reps' report now available

Housing SPC Meting Februrary 22nd - Reports Now Available

A meeting of the Housing SPC took place on Thursday February 22nd 2018. Below is the information for the meeting and a number of items that came from the…

Housing SPC July 2017

A meeting of the Housing SPC was held on 14th July. To download a note of the meeting please click here To download the presentation on homelessness…

Housing SPC

The next meeting of the Housing SPC will take place on April 5th. The agenda will include: Homeless report and update Draft Housing & Disability…

Housing SPC Feb 2017 meeting report

A meeting of the Housing SPC was held on Thursday 9th February 2017.  To download the Rep's report please click here

Report of the Housing SPC October 2016

A meeting of the Housing SPC was held on October the 6th. The agenda included: Housing Needs Assessment Letters sent out to 3,482 applicants on housing…

Housing SPC July 2016

A meeting of the Housing SPC took place in July 2016. To download the GCCN Rep’s note of the  meeting please click here  

Housing SPC May 2016

Download the GCCN Rep's report of the May meeting here

Housing SPC February 8th 2016

A meeting of the Housing SPC was held on February 8th 2016. To download a report of the meeting please click here and/or download the official minutes…

Report from the Housing SPC April 2015

A meeting of the Housing SPC was held on April 27th. To download a report of the meeting please click here To download the final draft of the Homeless…

Report from Housing SPC January 2015

A meeting of the Housing SPC was held on January 26th. To download a report of the meeting please click here To download the presentation on voluntary…

Housing Linkage Group

Report of  Housing Linkage Group meeting  - Tuesday 4th November At the meeting it was agreed the following points should be raised at the meeting…