Planning for and Part V Housing Practitioners is a two-day training programme for staff of local authorities who are involved in the provision of housing services and planning services. The course is designed to provide a grounding in the planning system relating to the provision of housing. It will enable staff to contribute to planning for housing needs in their administrative area.
The course provides an outline of planning in Ireland; it considers the key issues in supply and demand for housing - including affordability, demographics and the criteria for successful and sustainable communities. The course will also look at the tools and methodologies involved in planning for housing and will deal with practical aspects of housing strategies and Part V.
This course is offered as part of the National Housing Training & Development Programme [NHTDP]. See NHTDP details here.