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#Dublin Region Homeless Executive

# 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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

The number of homeless children is still rising

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

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

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

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