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From TheJournal.ie Just 5.5% of rental housing is within standard HAP limits, according to new report Locked Out

Just 5.5% of rental housing is within standard HAP limits, according to new report

There is a notable shortage of one-bedroom housing for single people and couples, the Simon Communities said.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 17,000 people helped by Simon Communities last year - 26% more than in 2017 Homelessness

Almost 17,000 people helped by Simon Communities last year - 26% more than in 2017

That’s according to the charity’s annual report being launched today.

From TheJournal.ie One-third of Irish adults know someone who has recently experienced housing exclusion Hidden Homelessness

One-third of Irish adults know someone who has recently experienced housing exclusion

That’s according to a new survey published by the Simon Communities of Ireland today.

From TheJournal.ie Only 8% of rental properties are available within rent support limits in Ireland Housing

Only 8% of rental properties are available within rent support limits in Ireland

That’s according to a study conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Just 8% of rental properties are available in Ireland within rent support limits Housing

Just 8% of rental properties are available in Ireland within rent support limits

That’s according to a study conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'We shouldn't accept homelessness as normal': 13,304 helped by Simon Communities last year Annual Report

'We shouldn't accept homelessness as normal': 13,304 helped by Simon Communities last year

Figures for the first six months of 2018 suggest record numbers of people using its services.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless figures remain below 10,000 ... but government says more categorisation issues identified Homelessness

Homeless figures remain below 10,000 ... but government says more categorisation issues identified

The Department of Housing recorded 9,527 people in emergency accommodation last month.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was literally rock bottom. I was seven years out on the streets ... there's no way I'm going back' Simon Communities

'I was literally rock bottom. I was seven years out on the streets ... there's no way I'm going back'

Dublin Simon Community launched its annual impact report earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Just 8% of rental properties are available within rent support limits Housing

Just 8% of rental properties are available within rent support limits

That’s according to a study conducted by the Simon Communities.

From TheJournal.ie Flat search: Not one property available to rent for a person on rent supplement Rental Supplements

Flat search: Not one property available to rent for a person on rent supplement

A Simon Communities study has found that the number of rental properties on the market has dropped significantly.

From TheJournal.ie Locked out: Most people on rent benefits still can't afford to rent Simon Communities

Locked out: Most people on rent benefits still can't afford to rent

Only two properties in 11 locations were available to rent for a single person on State rent benefits.

From TheJournal.ie There are 27 empty houses for every one person in emergency accommodation Homelessness

There are 27 empty houses for every one person in emergency accommodation

The Simon Communities want vacant properties to be used to boost social housing supply.

From TheJournal.ie Some social housing left empty for over a year before new families can move in Homeless Crisis

Some social housing left empty for over a year before new families can move in

Figures obtained by RTÉ show properties in some parts of the country lie empty for over a year in between tenants.

From TheJournal.ie IKEA is donating furniture to the Simon Communities across Ireland Fundraising Campaign

IKEA is donating furniture to the Simon Communities across Ireland

Simon Communities works with over 5,000 people and families every year.

From TheJournal.ie People sleeping rough in Dublin increases by 20 per cent Homeless

People sleeping rough in Dublin increases by 20 per cent

This winter, four homeless people have been found dead in towns across Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank customers can now donate to charities at ATMs Goodwill

Ulster Bank customers can now donate to charities at ATMs

The Giving Scheme was launched across Ireland and Northern Ireland yesterday.