Welcome to our first MLRC Blog, we will endeavour over the weeks ahead to keep you informed of all that is happening at MLRC and also to keep you up to date on our work in the areas of social housing and social welfare law.


Since January 2012, MLRC has had a number of success stories in relation to its casework.  Click here to read more

Policy Work

Since January 2012, MLRC has submitted a number of policy papers to the Department of the Environment on the following topics: “Limitations of Rent Supplement and the Private Rented Sector” and “The Proposed Amendment to the Residential Tenancies Act 2004”.  Click here to read more

Housing Information Booklet

MLRC has, together with other members of a housing policy group, prepared a Housing Information Booklet “Social Housing Explained“.  This is due to be launched at 10am on the 18th April in the Wood Quay Venue, Dublin City Council Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8.  Click here to read more

NUI Galway hosts Housing Conference on 20th & 21st April 2012

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Supreme Court Housing Cases

The Supreme Court has ruled in Donegan v DCC & Gallagher v DCC that section 62 of the Housing Act 1966 (eviction procedure for Local Authority tenancies) is incompatible with Article 8 (right to respect for private and family life) of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) as it fails to provide procedural protections to Local Authority tenants against eviction.  Click here to read more


All information provided on this Blog is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice or a legal contract between this Blog and any person or entity unless otherwise specified.   Click here to read more

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