28 Feb 2019
The Simon Communities of Ireland have noted that while the number of people in emergency accommodation declined slightly over the Christmas period, an additional 234 people accessed emergency accommodation in January.
11 Feb 2019
The Simon Communities of Ireland have said that the latest Daft.ie rental report, released today, shows that tenants nationwide are faced with a “huge disadvantage” in terms of housing.
31 Jan 2019
The Simon Communities of Ireland have said that while any decrease in the number of homeless people is to be welcomed, it is troubling that 9,753 people were forced to spend Christmas without secure accommodation of their own.
7 Jan 2019
December 21st 2018: The Simon Communities in Ireland have said that it is deeply worrying to see the year close with almost 10,000 people in emergency accommodation. The total number of men, women and children in emergency accommodation now stands at 9,968, according to figures released for November 2018 by the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government.
13 Dec 2018
The Simon Communities in Ireland have said that figures released today from the RTB Rent Index Q3 2018 show that the rental sector is failing those who rely on it. This is pushing people into homelessness and preventing people from leaving homelessness behind; people remain stuck in emergency accommodation with nowhere to go. The homeless and housing organisation said that the introduction of full rent certainty and enhancing security of tenure through indefinite leasing would make a significant impact on the thousands of people struggling to find a home or to remain in the home they have.
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