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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'

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

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

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

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

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

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'?"

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’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

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

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

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

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