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#Dublin Region Homeless Executive

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

Number of people sleeping rough in Dublin down 27% on same time last year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Number of people sleeping rough in Dublin down 27% on same time last year

Apr 19th 2022, 4:32 PM 9,232 Views 7 Comments

Figures recorded by the Dublin Region Homeless Executive show that 91 people were sleeping rough in Dublin from 28 March to 3 April.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Homeless charities express 'concern and upset' after bodies of two men found in Dublin
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Homeless charities express 'concern and upset' after bodies of two men found in Dublin

Nov 25th 2020, 7:26 PM 26,924 Views 29 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the deaths, and they are not being treated as suspicious.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Saturday 3 October, 2020

24 families being moved out of emergency accommodation at former Regency for 'operational reasons'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

24 families being moved out of emergency accommodation at former Regency for 'operational reasons'

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:00 AM 27,965 Views 11 Comments

The former Regency Hotel – now The Bonnington Hotel – has been used since at least 2014 for housing homeless families.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Monday 7 September, 2020

Harassment and infestations among top complaints about homeless accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

Harassment and infestations among top complaints about homeless accommodation

Sep 7th 2020, 12:04 AM 14,903 Views 3 Comments

Newly released data on complaints details the issues facing people in emergency living situations.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Number of people in emergency accommodation remains below 10,000, latest figures show
# Homeless
# Homeless

Number of people in emergency accommodation remains below 10,000, latest figures show

Jun 4th 2020, 8:48 PM 9,321 Views 36 Comments

Figures for April show that there were 572 fewer people in emergency accommodation compared to March.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Friday 27 March, 2020

Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions

Mar 27th 2020, 8:10 AM 31,892 Views 27 Comments

The service will be managed by Depaul and will be staffed by the HSE and other Section 39 organisations.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

'I'm sick of being railroaded': Angry scenes as locals meet to oppose State's largest homeless hostel
# Avalon House
# Avalon House

'I'm sick of being railroaded': Angry scenes as locals meet to oppose State's largest homeless hostel

Nov 27th 2019, 12:10 AM 57,278 Views 85 Comments

Avalon House in Dublin 2 is set to become a 150-bed homeless hostel in January.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Cockroaches, mould and aggressive staff: Documents convey reality of life in homeless accommodation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cockroaches, mould and aggressive staff: Documents convey reality of life in homeless accommodation

Aug 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 24,447 Views 36 Comments

New documents detail the issues facing people living in homeless emergency accommodation.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Major homeless hostel in Dublin city centre is set to close down
# Bru Aimsir
# Bru Aimsir

Major homeless hostel in Dublin city centre is set to close down

Jun 26th 2019, 2:46 PM 22,610 Views 17 Comments

The hostel currently provides beds for around 100 people.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Fr Peter McVerry says council told him homeless man would have to 'come and get a sleeping bag'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Fr Peter McVerry says council told him homeless man would have to 'come and get a sleeping bag'

Jan 31st 2019, 4:07 PM 19,976 Views 16 Comments

DRHE director Eileen Gleeson said earlier this week that there was no shortage of beds and no need for anyone to sleep rough.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Public urged to report rough sleepers as temperatures drop during Status Yellow warning
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Public urged to report rough sleepers as temperatures drop during Status Yellow warning

Jan 29th 2019, 8:21 PM 19,450 Views 26 Comments

The cold weather warning kicked in at 6am this morning and will remain in place until 6pm on Saturday.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Friday 30 November, 2018

Government offer €16.4m contract to provide houses and services to 575 long-term homeless people
# Housing First
# Housing First

Government offer €16.4m contract to provide houses and services to 575 long-term homeless people

Nov 30th 2018, 12:05 AM 13,813 Views 38 Comments

Another €3 million funding from the DRHE will go towards an outreach service for rough sleepers in the capital.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

333 extra beds to be made available as Dublin Region Homeless Executive launches winter strategy
# Cold Weather Strategy
# Cold Weather Strategy

333 extra beds to be made available as Dublin Region Homeless Executive launches winter strategy

Nov 14th 2018, 5:43 PM 7,058 Views 6 Comments

The measure was announced in partnership with a range of charities.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Local authorities offering letting agents €500 fee to house tenants under Hap scheme
# Incentivise
# Incentivise

Local authorities offering letting agents €500 fee to house tenants under Hap scheme

Nov 1st 2018, 1:55 PM 23,670 Views 74 Comments

It has been well documented that Hap recipients can find it difficult to source accommodation.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Homeless accommodation: Staff complaints detail racial abuse, drug use, threatening behaviour
# Complaints
# Complaints

Homeless accommodation: Staff complaints detail racial abuse, drug use, threatening behaviour

Oct 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,823 Views 44 Comments

New documents reveal complaints by staff in emergency accommodation to the homeless providers in Dublin.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Saturday 22 September, 2018

More homeless families living in hotels, despite Government claim that hubs are 'best response' to crisis
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

More homeless families living in hotels, despite Government claim that hubs are 'best response' to crisis

Sep 22nd 2018, 7:00 AM 9,876 Views 42 Comments

More families are continuing to live in hotels a year after the government pledged to end the practice.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Monday 27 August, 2018

Bed bugs, used needles and rat droppings - life inside homeless accommodation
# Homeless
# Homeless

Bed bugs, used needles and rat droppings - life inside homeless accommodation

Aug 27th 2018, 12:05 AM 13,780 Views 33 Comments

New documents detail the issues facing people living in homeless emergency accommodation.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Families who remain homeless for over 12 months far more likely to secure social housing
# Dublin
# Dublin

Families who remain homeless for over 12 months far more likely to secure social housing

Jun 7th 2018, 12:48 PM 9,924 Views 28 Comments

Dublin has about 77% of all homeless families in Ireland.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Over 200 inspections at homeless hotels and B&Bs following complaints
# Crisis
# Crisis

Over 200 inspections at homeless hotels and B&Bs following complaints

Nov 25th 2017, 12:05 AM 10,454 Views 9 Comments

Homeless services say the inspections are welcome, but the government’s main focus should be on ensuring families are not living long-term in hotels and B&Bs.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'Apologise or resign': Fury over council official's comments about 'bad behaviour' of Ireland's homeless
# Crisis
# Crisis

'Apologise or resign': Fury over council official's comments about 'bad behaviour' of Ireland's homeless

Nov 16th 2017, 12:05 AM 33,204 Views 66 Comments

The head of Dublin’s homeless executive later said she could “probably have used better language”, but has not issued an apology.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Number of adults and children in homeless families in Dublin trebles in two years
# Sharp Increase
# Sharp Increase

Number of adults and children in homeless families in Dublin trebles in two years

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:47 PM 13,224 Views 86 Comments

Meanwhile, Minister Simon Coveney has been highlighting arrangements in place for people who are homeless in the city.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Council says man found dead on Dublin street was not homeless
# Westmoreland Street
# Westmoreland Street

Council says man found dead on Dublin street was not homeless

Oct 15th 2015, 4:33 PM 24,327 Views 34 Comments

The DRHE said volunteers had provided information about the deceased man that was not confirmed by the appropriate authorities.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

The spend on emergency accommodation has already hit €4.5m for 2015
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

The spend on emergency accommodation has already hit €4.5m for 2015

Sep 9th 2015, 4:00 PM 13,195 Views 56 Comments

Dublin City Council’s spend in 2012 was just €455k.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Dublin hotel tells homeless family not to use front door
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Dublin hotel tells homeless family not to use front door

Aug 13th 2015, 6:47 PM 48,640 Views 113 Comments

Families in emergency accommodation were issued with strict rules restricting their access to hotel facilities.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

These two figures show why people are so worried about the Dublin crisis
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

These two figures show why people are so worried about the Dublin crisis

Aug 12th 2015, 3:00 PM 23,492 Views 136 Comments

Homeless outreach groups have been calling on the government to reconvene the Dáil to deal with the crisis.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Thursday 30 April, 2015

The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin has just had the biggest decrease ever
# Homeless
# Homeless

The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin has just had the biggest decrease ever

Apr 30th 2015, 3:10 PM 16,551 Views 29 Comments

Has the crisis been averted?

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

The number of homeless children is still rising
# Dublin
# Dublin

The number of homeless children is still rising

Apr 21st 2015, 10:42 AM 4,763 Views 21 Comments

There were 911 children in homeless accommodation in one week last week.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Saturday 22 November, 2014

'The crisis is deepening': Record number of rough sleepers in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

'The crisis is deepening': Record number of rough sleepers in Dublin

Nov 22nd 2014, 10:11 AM 7,356 Views 38 Comments

The latest count recorded 168 people sleeping rough.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Monday 23 June, 2014

Lord Mayor recalls finding 17-year-old pregnant girl in bin
# Homeless
# Homeless

Lord Mayor recalls finding 17-year-old pregnant girl in bin

Jun 23rd 2014, 5:07 PM 24,489 Views 23 Comments

Christy Burke, who volunteers with the group Inner City Helping Homeless, announced that 80 new beds will be provided by homeless services in Dublin in the next two weeks.

# dublin-region-homeless-executive - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

New campaign launched to help families in danger of losing their homes
# Dublin
# Dublin

New campaign launched to help families in danger of losing their homes

Jun 17th 2014, 8:04 AM 5,486 Views 11 Comments

There’s been a recent increase in Dublin families presenting to homeless services for support and accommodation.