‘Good start’ as housing committee says 2,700 people ‘have exited homelessness’

The Housing Committee is meeting today to discuss the progress of the Government’s strategy for the sector. The strategy, called Rebuilding Ireland, was launched last summer by Minister Simon Coveney. Its five pillars include plans to encourage the construction of...

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Green Party calls on Government to ban home repossessions

Government has been urged to ban the repossession of tens of thousands of homes across the country because at-risk families may not have been given a full breakdown of their rights by Irish courts, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith, Political Correspondent....

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UNITE defends failure to use Merrion Square building to house homeless

The trade union linked to the Home Sweet Home campaign has defended its failure to use a vacant building it...

Monday, 16/01/17 - 9:11pm Read More

Housing charity Threshold – Helping get lives back on track

In the final instalment of our two-day series on housing charity Threshold, Kelly O’Brien talks to staff about standards, repairs,...

Wednesday, 11/01/17 - 3:58pm Read More

Home Sweet Home concerned over Government’s commitment to homeless

Home Sweet Home says they’re increasingly concerned about the Government’s commitment to the deal on Apollo House. It’s after Simon...

Tuesday, 10/01/17 - 7:38pm Read More

Home Sweet Home to vacate Apollo House as deal struck with Simon Coveney

The occupiers of Apollo House will leave once suitable accommodation is available for its homeless residents, they confirmed this evening....

Monday, 09/01/17 - 6:51pm Read More

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