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From TheJournal.ie Derelict site in Dublin City to be developed into apartment block to house the homeless New South Street

Derelict site in Dublin City to be developed into apartment block to house the homeless

The Peter McVerry Trust has issued a tender for the construction of eight apartments on New South Street.

From TheJournal.ie 'I have no words': Rick O'Shea Book Club homeless charity appeal raises almost €36,000 Appeal

'I have no words': Rick O'Shea Book Club homeless charity appeal raises almost €36,000

O’Shea started the Christmas appeal in November to raise money for the Peter McVerry Trust.

From TheJournal.ie 'I can't describe the feeling... Just to know that I can now live a proper life with my kids' Homeless To Home

'I can't describe the feeling... Just to know that I can now live a proper life with my kids'

Peter McVerry Trust opened 13 new apartments for families and children affected by homelessness in Dublin’s city centre.

From TheJournal.ie Call for better access to alcohol treatment services to help tackle rural homelessness Peter Mcverry Trust

Call for better access to alcohol treatment services to help tackle rural homelessness

More than 1,200 people are homeless across rural Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie This new exhibition showcases the potential of vacant buildings in tackling the housing crisis Reusing Buildings

This new exhibition showcases the potential of vacant buildings in tackling the housing crisis

A total of 183,312 houses and apartments were found to be vacant in the 2016 Census.

From TheJournal.ie Number of new homes built this year up 30% CSO

Number of new homes built this year up 30%

A total of 4,419 new dwellings were built in the second quarter of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless charity says it doesn't expect to be 'negatively impacted' by Pope's visit Peter Mcverry Trust

Homeless charity says it doesn't expect to be 'negatively impacted' by Pope's visit

Fears had been expressed in recent days that the traffic restrictions set to be in place in Dublin would negatively impact homeless services in the city.

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 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 Extra beds for rough sleepers as temperatures dip to below freezing Snow

Extra beds for rough sleepers as temperatures dip to below freezing

People who see rough sleepers have been advised to contact homeless charities.

From TheJournal.ie Number of ghost estates has 'decreased by 91% since 2010' Reusing Dublin

Number of ghost estates has 'decreased by 91% since 2010'

Meanwhile, a new app is set to let members of the public report vacant buildings.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight Shelter

Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight

In Dublin last night there were over 200 reports about homeless people sleeping rough.

From TheJournal.ie Peter McVerry Trust to provide new accommodation for 100 people and 24 families before Christmas Homelessness

Peter McVerry Trust to provide new accommodation for 100 people and 24 families before Christmas

The new services are located Dublin City, Fingal, and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and will include two new family hubs.

From TheJournal.ie Charity to redevelop Dublin apartment block to house the homeless Peter Mcverry Trust

Charity to redevelop Dublin apartment block to house the homeless

The Peter McVerry Trust has secured planning permission for 18 apartments in Dublin city centre.

From TheJournal.ie 'Our hearts go out to the family and friends': Two homeless men have died in Dublin this week Homelessness

'Our hearts go out to the family and friends': Two homeless men have died in Dublin this week

The man was found unresponsive near to Dublin’s Four Courts on Monday evening.

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

"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.

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

'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.

From TheJournal.ie The man who pioneered a solution to homelessness: Give people homes Housing First

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.

From TheJournal.ie Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them Conflict

Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them

The criticism comes a week after the minister announced a number of new measures to address the crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Restoring social welfare and an empty home tax: Peter McVerry Trust's plan to fix the housing crisis Homelessness

Restoring social welfare and an empty home tax: Peter McVerry Trust's plan to fix the housing crisis

Today, the Peter McVerry Trust will announce the details of its pre-Budget submission.

From TheJournal.ie 'Banks are out of touch': Bank of Ireland criticised over ad about couple moving back in with parents Housing Crisis

'Banks are out of touch': Bank of Ireland criticised over ad about couple moving back in with parents

The tweet about a couple who returned home to live with parents to save for a mortgage has received a huge backlash.

From TheJournal.ie Taking rundown Dublin buildings and turning them into homes Vacant And Derelict

Taking rundown Dublin buildings and turning them into homes

A homelessness charity sees vacant or derelict sites as a way of alleviating the homelessness crisis.

From TheJournal.ie 'I fought to get clean and to get where I am today': New apartments in Dublin give hope to homeless people Housing

'I fought to get clean and to get where I am today': New apartments in Dublin give hope to homeless people

St Agatha’s Court consists of 11 social housing apartments located in Dublin’s north inner city.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the team taking chronic rough sleepers off the streets of Dublin and giving them their own home Housing First

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's homeless figure has just passed 7,000 for the first time Out Of Control

Ireland's homeless figure has just passed 7,000 for the first time

A number of homeless charities have called for Minister for Housing Simon Coveney “to get empty homes back into the housing system”.

From TheJournal.ie Eight Apollo House residents might avail of long-term accommodation elsewhere Peter Mcverry Trust

Eight Apollo House residents might avail of long-term accommodation elsewhere

If they decide to move on, their beds will be re-opened for other rough sleepers to use.

From TheJournal.ie Number of rough sleepers on Dublin streets up 56% in last year Homelessness

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't think we can solve the crisis without interfering with private property' Homelessness

'I don't think we can solve the crisis without interfering with private property'

The Peter McVerry Trust are calling on the government to buy up empty private properties.

From TheJournal.ie "Mammy, why is the dog allowed in the garden and we are not?" Homeless Crisis

"Mammy, why is the dog allowed in the garden and we are not?"

Fr Peter McVerry has spoken of the rules facing families in emergency accommodation at the Oireachtas Homeless Committee.

From TheJournal.ie 6 facts you didn't know about the Peter McVerry Trust

6 facts you didn't know about the Peter McVerry Trust

Since 1983, the Trust has been trying to fix one of the biggest problems in Irish society.

From TheJournal.ie The number of children in homeless accommodation in Dublin has DOUBLED in a year Growing Problem

The number of children in homeless accommodation in Dublin has DOUBLED in a year

125 new families presented as homeless in Dublin last month.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Inside Ireland's first café for homeless young people Vulnerable
From TheJournal.ie Homeless charity hits back at politician saying it needs to 'step up to the plate' Joanna Tuffy

Homeless charity hits back at politician saying it needs to 'step up to the plate'

Joanna Tuffy has criticised the Peter McVerry trust and and Focus Ireland for not doing enough to build housing.

From TheJournal.ie Six young homeless people are moving into these formerly dilapidated flats A Fresh Start

Six young homeless people are moving into these formerly dilapidated flats

The building in Dublin city was transformed by the Peter McVerry Trust.

From TheJournal.ie The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin has just had the biggest decrease ever Homeless
From TheJournal.ie Here's Ireland's answer to the Band Aid single, in aid of the homeless Christmas Hearts

Here's Ireland's answer to the Band Aid single, in aid of the homeless

The song features members of Villagers and Fight Like Apes, amongst others.

From TheJournal.ie 'Trapped' in emergency accommodation: the downside of homeless hostels Homeless Ireland

'Trapped' in emergency accommodation: the downside of homeless hostels

People often become institutionalised in emergency accommodation and find it hard to transition to independent living.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hopeless fantasy': McVerry warns that homelessness will increase by 2016, not be eliminated Massaging Numbers

'Hopeless fantasy': McVerry warns that homelessness will increase by 2016, not be eliminated

Joan Burton defended the government’s Housing Bill at the launch of the Peter McVerry Trust Annual Report 2013. The Trust helped 3,586 people last year, up from 383 six years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Peter McVerry Trust says there's been an increase in the number of homeless families Support

Peter McVerry Trust says there's been an increase in the number of homeless families

The charity helped almost 3,600 homeless people last year.

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