30 Sep 2019
The Simon Communities in Ireland have said that it is dismaying to see the numbers of people who remain trapped in emergency accommodation climb again, with an increase of 63 people accessing emergency accommodation in August. The charity said that the new figures should be a ‘call to action’ for Government ahead of the announcement of Budget 2020 in October.
2 Sep 2019
The Simon Communities in Ireland have expressed disappointment that the number of people accessing emergency accommodation rose in July, following two consecutive months of decline.
20 Aug 2019
The Simon Communities in Ireland have said that figures released today from the Daft.ie 2019 Q2 Rental Report highlights a critical lack of affordable accommodation in the private rental sector.
15 Jul 2019
On the week of the third anniversary of Rebuilding Ireland’s launch, the Simon Communities in Ireland have called on Government to commit to a major roll-out of affordable cost rental[i] accommodation and increase allocation of social housing to those in long-term homelessness[ii] to tackle the homelessness and housing crisis.
2 Jul 2019
The Simon Communities in Ireland have said that rental costs in the private sector are still far too high nationwide, as the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) Rent Index for Q1 2019 shows that average rents increased by 8.3% over the year.
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