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From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council issues €500k tender for homeless accommodation booking system Reform

Dublin City Council issues €500k tender for homeless accommodation booking system

The contract also includes the provision of training for staff who will be using the system.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I was homeless and in a shelter at 15’: Care leavers being forced into homelessness Lack Of Support

‘I was homeless and in a shelter at 15’: Care leavers being forced into homelessness

Limited supports for children coming through care is forcing young people out onto the streets and into a growing homeless crisis.

From TheJournal.ie 'Before they came into my life, I faced closed doors - now the only closed door I face is my own' Homelessness

'Before they came into my life, I faced closed doors - now the only closed door I face is my own'

Focus Ireland launched its 2017 annual report this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Christy Dignam: The bankers are still up here making millions... and we've 4,000 kids in homeless accommodation Aslan This post contains videos

Christy Dignam: The bankers are still up here making millions... and we've 4,000 kids in homeless accommodation

Christy Dignam had some strong words in relation to bankers and homelessness when we sat down with him.

From TheJournal.ie €28 million was paid in rent to landlords last month under the Housing Assistance Payment DCC

€28 million was paid in rent to landlords last month under the Housing Assistance Payment

Hap and Homeless Hap are a form of rental benefit payment to assist lower income households.

From TheJournal.ie 'Completely misjudged' or necessary investment? Private companies offer mortgage-to-rent scheme Mortgage To Rent Scheme

'Completely misjudged' or necessary investment? Private companies offer mortgage-to-rent scheme

This would be done under the government’s mortgage-to-rent scheme, with the owners becoming council tenants.

From TheJournal.ie Plans for over 1,000 new 'fast track' apartments in Dublin and across the country announced Housing Summit

Plans for over 1,000 new 'fast track' apartments in Dublin and across the country announced

The announcement was made following the third Housing Summit.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless children in education: 'She is very tired in school, exhausted, I would be too if I had to travel' Homeless Crisis

Homeless children in education: 'She is very tired in school, exhausted, I would be too if I had to travel'

A new report by the Children’s Rights Alliance looks at the impact of homelessness on children’s education.

From TheJournal.ie 'Truly shocking': There are now 9,846 homeless people in Ireland Monthly Figures

'Truly shocking': There are now 9,846 homeless people in Ireland

The number of homeless adults rose by 57 in May to 6,020. These 57 adults were all located in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Residents 'terrified' after staircase in council flat block 'moved' and cracked Cromcastle Court

Residents 'terrified' after staircase in council flat block 'moved' and cracked

Dublin City Council has has put in place an expert group to complete repairs and carry out an inspection of all of the blocks.

From TheJournal.ie One night out in Dublin city with five different soup runs Homelessness

One night out in Dublin city with five different soup runs

There are at least 16 different groups or organisations that give out food and supplies on the streets of Dublin city on a regular basis.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's like pulling teeth': Charity official trying to hand over 21 houses to Clare County Council Rural Resettlement

'It's like pulling teeth': Charity official trying to hand over 21 houses to Clare County Council

Jim Connolly said he wouldn’t tell “his worst enemy” to work in housing services.

From TheJournal.ie 'A communications strategy': Report criticised for recommending a stop to monthly homeless figures Homelessness

'A communications strategy': Report criticised for recommending a stop to monthly homeless figures

Focus Ireland has said that two new reports on homelessness ware flawed.

From TheJournal.ie Government report says offers of social housing rejected Reports

Government report says offers of social housing rejected

Homeless charities have reacted by saying ‘attack homelessness not homeless people’.

From TheJournal.ie Lone mothers and people with disabilities discriminated against when it comes to housing Discrimination

Lone mothers and people with disabilities discriminated against when it comes to housing

New research looking into discrimination and inequality in housing in Ireland was published today.

From TheJournal.ie Eoin vs Eoghan: Is Sinn Féin's housing billboard fair game or a PR stunt? Poster Boys

Eoin vs Eoghan: Is Sinn Féin's housing billboard fair game or a PR stunt?

Minister Eoghan Murphy compared it to a ‘Trump approach’.

From TheJournal.ie Ombudsman sounds warning about 'invisible' homeless children and family hubs Emergency

Ombudsman sounds warning about 'invisible' homeless children and family hubs

Ombudsman for Children Dr Niall Muldoon says the government needs to change its thinking.

From TheJournal.ie Families who remain homeless for over 12 months far more likely to secure social housing Dublin

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.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council top official says 252 people removed from April homeless figures are 'still homeless' Homeless

Dublin City Council top official says 252 people removed from April homeless figures are 'still homeless'

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin has accused the government of “massaging the figures”.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds more people removed from homeless figures over 'categorisation issue' Homeless Numbers

Hundreds more people removed from homeless figures over 'categorisation issue'

A further 252 people were removed from the homeless numbers over “miscategorisation” last month.

From TheJournal.ie 'We come across kids who are exhausted... situations where toilet training has been almost impossible' Hidden Homelessness

'We come across kids who are exhausted... situations where toilet training has been almost impossible'

Advocates today called for more action on so-called hidden homelessness.

From TheJournal.ie 'Some families lost four of five children to drugs': Being a GP in Dublin's inner city Addiction

'Some families lost four of five children to drugs': Being a GP in Dublin's inner city

Many homeless people are reluctant to seek medical treatment, for a number of reasons.

From TheJournal.ie 'My daughter had a communion last year... my friend had to lend me her house' Homeless To Home

'My daughter had a communion last year... my friend had to lend me her house'

The first home has been delivered under a government leasing scheme in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Eoghan Murphy accused of being either 'not competent' or 'not fit for office' over homeless figures Housing Committee

Eoghan Murphy accused of being either 'not competent' or 'not fit for office' over homeless figures

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin levelled the charge at Minister Eoghan Murphy as the minister appeared before the Oireachtas Housing Committee this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis will visit Dublin’s Capuchin Day Centre in August The Homeless

Pope Francis will visit Dublin’s Capuchin Day Centre in August

The Pope will visit the centre on the day he arrives – the afternoon of Saturday 25 August.

From TheJournal.ie 'They are not in secure tenancies': Debate in the Dáil over who should be categorised as homeless Homelessness

'They are not in secure tenancies': Debate in the Dáil over who should be categorised as homeless

Minister Murphy was asked to make a statement following a row last week over hundreds of adults and children being removed from the March homeless figures.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless charities hit out at suggestion non-nationals would be excluded from figures Numbers Game

Homeless charities hit out at suggestion non-nationals would be excluded from figures

The Department said that it was awaiting a report from an interdepartmental group.

From TheJournal.ie If a family are living in accommodation paid for through homeless funding, does that make them homeless? Figures

If a family are living in accommodation paid for through homeless funding, does that make them homeless?

The government says 600 people were counted wrongly as being homeless, others are not so sure.

From TheJournal.ie 'They never became homeless': Minister defends himself against accusations he manipulated figures Homelessness

'They never became homeless': Minister defends himself against accusations he manipulated figures

Sinn Féin has accused the minister of “knowingly” manipulating homeless figures.

From TheJournal.ie Council told by Housing Department not to include people it says are homeless in monthly figures Homelessness

Council told by Housing Department not to include people it says are homeless in monthly figures Exclusive

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy announced earlier this week that a number of local authorities had been miscategorising people as homeless.

From TheJournal.ie Homelessness figures: Government says it 'erroneously' overstated figures in previous months March Stats

Homelessness figures: Government says it 'erroneously' overstated figures in previous months

A total of 3,646 children were recorded homeless in March.

From TheJournal.ie 'He was kind, loving and sometimes he could be very happy': Tribute to a brother who died on the streets Homelessness

'He was kind, loving and sometimes he could be very happy': Tribute to a brother who died on the streets

There have been at least 15 reported deaths of homeless people in the past seven months – here are two of their stories.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless man's life has done 'a total 180 degree turn' since he sought help after Storm Emma Homelessness

Homeless man's life has done 'a total 180 degree turn' since he sought help after Storm Emma

Philip had been homeless since 2012, after he lost his home when he was made redundant from his job.

From TheJournal.ie Record decrease in number of rough sleepers in Dublin in past six months The Right Direction

Record decrease in number of rough sleepers in Dublin in past six months

The numbers of people sleeping rough on the city’s streets dropped by just over 40% in the past six months.

From TheJournal.ie 'You're just going all over the place now': Eoghan and Eoin went at it on the radio today Social Housing

'You're just going all over the place now': Eoghan and Eoin went at it on the radio today

The pair had a heated debate over the government’s housing record.

From TheJournal.ie Over three-quarters of all social housing delivery this year is set to come from the private sector Social Housing

Over three-quarters of all social housing delivery this year is set to come from the private sector

Social Housing Delivery Targets for Local Authorities commit to providing an additional 50,000 social housing homes by the end of 2021.

From TheJournal.ie 'They have not grasped the problem': Warnings government is not doing enough to stop evictions Housing

'They have not grasped the problem': Warnings government is not doing enough to stop evictions

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy on Tuesday got Cabinet approval for the general scheme of the new Residential Tenancies Bill.

From TheJournal.ie Former Jacob's owner Michael Carey nominated to replace Conor Skehan as chair of the Housing Agency Housing Agency

Former Jacob's owner Michael Carey nominated to replace Conor Skehan as chair of the Housing Agency

Murphy has nominated Michael Carey, the former chair of Bord Bia who has extensive experience overseeing state bodies.

From TheJournal.ie Landlords who raise rents by more than the allowed limit will face criminal charges under planned new laws Housing

Landlords who raise rents by more than the allowed limit will face criminal charges under planned new laws

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy today secured Cabinet approval to publish the general scheme of the new Residential Tenancies Bill.

From TheJournal.ie Two teenagers (16) arrested in connection with murder of homeless man in Derry Arrest

Two teenagers (16) arrested in connection with murder of homeless man in Derry

The body of Polish national Piotr Krowka was found on 3 April.