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.
Availability of affordable private rented accommodation for people depending on Rent Supplement (RS)/Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) is critically low in many parts of the country, according to a new snapshot study from the Simon Communities of Ireland.
28 Jun 2019
June 28th: The Simon Communities in Ireland have said that the decrease in the number of people in emergency accommodation is to be welcomed, the first time in 2019 that the numbers in emergency accommodation have decreased month-on-month.
29 May 2019
May 29th: The Simon Communities in Ireland have said that urgent action is needed to address the homelessness and housing crisis, as new figures show another record number of people in emergency accommodation during April.
13 May 2019
The Simon Communities in Ireland have said that that figures released today from the Daft.ie 2019 Q1 Rental Report highlight the inability of the private rental sector, in its current form, to provide adequate and secure housing for all.
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