David Smith

David  Smith

Principal Officer

Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, Ireland

David Smith has responsibility at Principal Officer level in the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government for general policy development on new funding structures to deliver social housing in accordance with Rebuilding Ireland - Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness, including delivering, in conjunction with the NDFA, of a public private partnership to provide 1,500 new social housing units; examining whether existing Exchequer funding sources can be used to support off-balance sheet funding; governance and implementation of the Housing and Sustainable Communities Agency €70m acquisition initiative; ongoing implementation of the AHB Innovation Fund; and governance oversight of the Housing Finance Agency and Housing and Sustainable Communities Agency.

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