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Media Releases 2019
Rental System Remains Inaccessible for Many, says Simon Communities

Responding to the RTB’s latest Rent Index, the Simon Communities renew calls for enhanced security of tenure in private rental sector

28 Mar 2019

The Simon Communities of Ireland have said that figures released today in the Residential Tenancy Board’s (RTB) Rent Index for Q4 2018 highlight the difficulties faced by people relying on the private rental sector for secure and affordable accommodation.

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Simon Communities Respond to Emergency Accommodation Numbers Increase

Over 10,000 people are in emergency accommodation for the first time

28 Mar 2019

The Simon Communities of Ireland have said it is deeply disappointing that the number of people dependent on emergency accommodation has passed 10,000 for the first time, in spite of the enormous efforts of local authorities, Approved Housing Bodies and NGOs alike.

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Volunteer With Simon

Volunteers are at the heart of all we do in the Simon Community, volunteers are essential to the work we do. 

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