The Development subcommittee considers and evaluates options regarding the purchase, building and management of housing stock and reports to the directors with recommendations. The committee considers the cost and cash flow implications of proposed acquisitions of stock. It advises the Board on appropriate levels of reserve funding to adequately maintain homes. The committee keeps itself informed of and evaluates changes in the delivery of social housing. The development subcommittee meets 4 times a year.  Membership of this committee  comprises  John Cunniffe (Chairperson), Patricia Cleary, Adrian Hanrahan and Pat Lennon