Respond! National Housing Two Day Conference

Thursday 20th & Friday 21st September 2012 - Maldron Hotel, Tallaght

Respond! Housing Association are holding their National Conference on the development of an Irish National Housing Plan on Thursday 20th and Friday 21st September. The conference is part of Respond!’s Jubilee 30 Conference: "Does Ireland need a National Housing Plan? Of course we do!" is a national forum for all in the public, private and voluntary sectors to come together to address the issue of a lack of a comprehensive National Housing Plan. It is also a chance to celebrate, champion and examine the role of community empowerment through education. The conference will consider: How necessary is a Comprehensive National Housing Plan and what are the essential components, How would it respond to Social Housing Needs, Ingredients towards Sustainable Housing Estates, What linkages can be forged between the Private, the State and the not-for profit sectors, Regeneration and getting it “right” from the start, Community empowerment through education, Mental Health concerns on Social Housing Estates, and Celebrating life and best practice on a Social Housing Estate. Visit for information. Book your place for the conference on: