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#Housing First

# housing-first - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

'For the past year I've been sleeping on Henry Street... the keys to my own home. I haven't felt this way in a long, long time'
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# Housing First

'For the past year I've been sleeping on Henry Street... the keys to my own home. I haven't felt this way in a long, long time'

Apr 15th 2020, 12:32 PM 58,863 Views 37 Comments

Peter McVerry Trust has said there’s been a sharp rise in the number of one-bedroom apartments on the market during the pandemic.

# housing-first - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Peter McVerry Trust plans 100 housing units in 2020 after meeting targets a year ahead of schedule
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# Housing First

Peter McVerry Trust plans 100 housing units in 2020 after meeting targets a year ahead of schedule

Dec 19th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,750 Views 20 Comments

The charity said that while this “isn’t about targets, it’s about delivering more homes”, it was delighted to be ahead of schedule.

# housing-first - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Plans for more Housing First services to be rolled out in the Midlands
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Plans for more Housing First services to be rolled out in the Midlands

Jul 30th 2019, 6:15 AM 9,589 Views 12 Comments

The services will be rolled out in Longford, Westmeath, Laois and Offaly.

# housing-first - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Housing First services to be rolled out in Wicklow, Meath and Kildare for the first time
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# Housing First

Housing First services to be rolled out in Wicklow, Meath and Kildare for the first time

Jun 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 24,528 Views 3 Comments

Kildare County Council issued the tender worth an estimated €702,000.

# housing-first - Friday 30 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 30th 2018, 12:05 AM 13,795 Views 38 Comments

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

# housing-first - Thursday 25 October, 2018

The government is trying to reduce chronic homelessness ... Here's how Finland ended it
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# Housing First

The government is trying to reduce chronic homelessness ... Here's how Finland ended it

Oct 25th 2018, 6:01 AM 28,024 Views 45 Comments

Finland provides a positive example of what can be done to end long-term homelessness.

# housing-first - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

"You get up in the morning and the first thing you say to yourself is 'where am I going to sleep tonight'?"
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

"You get up in the morning and the first thing you say to yourself is 'where am I going to sleep tonight'?"

Nov 7th 2017, 6:20 AM 21,743 Views 56 Comments

Paul and Roy Kelly spent three months homeless living in a tent before being helped by the Peter McVerry Trust.

# housing-first - Monday 6 November, 2017

'Like you’re running up an escalator that is going in the wrong direction': Peter McVerry says homelessness keeps getting worse
# Peter Mcverry Trust
# Peter Mcverry Trust

'Like you’re running up an escalator that is going in the wrong direction': Peter McVerry says homelessness keeps getting worse

Nov 6th 2017, 1:07 PM 12,374 Views 57 Comments

Peter McVerry Trust’s annual report shows that the charity supported close to 4,600 individuals across its services last year.

# housing-first - Thursday 19 October, 2017

The man who pioneered a solution to homelessness: Give people homes
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# Housing First

The man who pioneered a solution to homelessness: Give people homes

Oct 19th 2017, 6:01 AM 13,586 Views 41 Comments

Dr Sam Tsemberis is the pioneer of housing first – which takes rough sleepers of the streets and gives them homes.

# housing-first - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home
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# Home Sweet Home

Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home

Feb 8th 2017, 12:05 AM 16,518 Views 57 Comments

Finland provides a positive example of what can be done to end long-term homelessness.

# housing-first - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Meet the team taking chronic rough sleepers off the streets of Dublin and giving them their own home
# Housing First
# Housing First

Meet the team taking chronic rough sleepers off the streets of Dublin and giving them their own home

Jan 28th 2017, 6:45 AM 27,971 Views 23 Comments

The Housing First team in Dublin are at the forefront of the battle to end homelessness in Ireland.

# housing-first - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Number of rough sleepers on Dublin streets up 56% in last year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Number of rough sleepers on Dublin streets up 56% in last year

Nov 30th 2016, 12:25 PM 7,432 Views 36 Comments

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive has confirmed there were 142 rough sleepers on the streets of the capital.