# homelessness - Yesterday’s News
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# homelessness - Yesterday’s News
Latest figures show that there were 998 families homeless and living in hostels, hotels or B&Bs across Dublin in the month of August.
# homelessness - Thursday 29 September, 2016
A homeless action group previously used the area in front of the store to set up a food stall.
# homelessness - Friday 23 September, 2016
Business groups are calling on councillors to scrap changes that would limit the height of some city centre buildings.
# homelessness - Thursday 22 September, 2016
The sales are mostly to large, mostly foreign private equity companies and real estate investment trusts (REITs)
Sleeping in pairs is the safest way to survive rough sleeping. It means having someone to watch your back, provide company and even body heat, writes Martina Bergin from the Dublin Simon Community.
# homelessness - Tuesday 20 September, 2016
The number of rough sleepers in the capital has reached a record high.
# homelessness - Thursday 15 September, 2016
Anthony has been homeless, on and off, for most of his adult life. He says he wants to help others to help themselves.
# homelessness - Sunday 11 September, 2016
The get-together is planned for 8.30pm. “We want to break down the social barriers between the homeless and the rest of the public,” says organiser Cormac Noonan.
# homelessness - Saturday 10 September, 2016
Students or other tenants in houseshares who are not on the lease are “second-class” housemates who do not qualify for tenancy rights, the Peter McVerry Trust told TheJournal.ie.
# homelessness - Thursday 1 September, 2016
Alan’s story was highlighted in the Focus Ireland 2015 annual report which was launched today.
# homelessness - Tuesday 30 August, 2016
The Peter McVerry Trust are calling on the government to buy up empty private properties.
# homelessness - Tuesday 23 August, 2016
Homeless campaigner Erica Fleming says that false accounts have been spread to try and tarnish her reputation.
# homelessness - Saturday 6 August, 2016
The Department of Social Protection told TheJournal.ie that the Family Income Supplement, which Erica Fleming receives, is not a qualifying payment for the BTEA.
# homelessness - Wednesday 27 July, 2016
The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is reporting a marked increase in contacts from people who have been rendered homeless.
# homelessness - Thursday 21 July, 2016
Lynam’s Hotel has gone into receivership.
# homelessness - Tuesday 19 July, 2016
The problem in Dublin is particularly stark.
# homelessness - Friday 15 July, 2016
In May, the Housing Agency told the Dáil there were 230,000 vacant houses in Ireland – it’s actually 198,000.
# homelessness - Thursday 14 July, 2016
Businesses are increasingly viewing the homeless crisis in Ireland as an obstacle to economic growth.
# homelessness - Monday 11 July, 2016
Local authority figures released to Fianna Fáil show that, as of April, there were 372 vacant housing units in Dublin City alone.
# homelessness - Saturday 2 July, 2016
TheJournal.ie went on a soup run with the Dublin Simon Community.
# homelessness - Thursday 23 June, 2016
Mary Lou McDonald said homelessness is “out of control”.
# homelessness - Wednesday 22 June, 2016
Simon Coveney opened new housing units for people who were homeless in Dublin today.
# homelessness - Sunday 19 June, 2016
Bray town councillor Pat Vance told his colleagues in 2013: “I’ll keep on saying it, time and time again, something needs to be done.”
# homelessness - Friday 17 June, 2016
The Housing and Homelessness Committee’s report is being launched today.
# homelessness - Wednesday 8 June, 2016
The overall number of homeless children in the capital doubled in the past year – with 1,616 children now in emergency accommodation.
# homelessness - Thursday 2 June, 2016
The new housing minister said it would be published directly after the deadline, with work to commence in September.
# homelessness - Sunday 15 May, 2016
The fact that homelessness is still such a big problem in Ireland makes me angry, writes Transition Year student Mark Hartery.
# homelessness - Thursday 12 May, 2016
The number of those living without accommodation in Ireland increased by 152 in March.
# homelessness - Wednesday 11 May, 2016
Independent TDs Finian McGrath and John Halligan have both said they have not paid their Irish Water bill.
He is now staying in emergency accommodation.
# homelessness - Monday 9 May, 2016
They had been protesting in the building since Thursday.
# homelessness - Tuesday 3 May, 2016
On one night last month there were 171 people without a bed that night.
# homelessness - Friday 29 April, 2016
Gardaí have said that they are not treating the death as suspicious.
# homelessness - Wednesday 27 April, 2016
The centre closed in December due to lack of funding.
# homelessness - Wednesday 20 April, 2016
NAMA, the mortgage crisis and rents – it’s all up for discussion at the housing and homeless committee.
# homelessness - Friday 15 April, 2016
The cost of each house could reach over €240k.
# homelessness - Wednesday 13 April, 2016
Focus Ireland has said at least three families are becoming newly homeless every day.
# homelessness - Sunday 10 April, 2016
“How am I supposed to keep him isolated, when four of us sleep in the same, small B’n'B room?”
# homelessness - Thursday 7 April, 2016
Sinn Féin said while the two political parties are figuring out who will govern, crises in housing and health continue.
# homelessness - Thursday 31 March, 2016
Minister Alan Kelly convened his third homelessness forum today.