There are waiting lists, and an increase in the number of people seeking legal assistance because they were refused emergency accommodation, say charities.
A Homeless Asylum Seeker Set Up a Tent Outside the International Protection Office. Staff Called Gardaí.
In an unfamiliar city, it seemed like a place Aysar Hamad could find protection. The Department of Justice says he was blocking the entrance.
The Council Should Move Long-Term Homeless People Up the List to Get Social Homes Quicker, Some Say
“They have got to use the social housing that is currently available to get people out of homelessness, otherwise we are banjaxed.”
Debate Over Who Should Inspect Homeless Hostels to Ensure They Meet Safety and Health Standards
In Dublin, private inspectors have been brought in. An expert group has ruled out asking the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) to do it instead.
The Dublin Region Homeless Executive Has Abandoned Research into the Causes of Homeless Deaths
The Health Research Board is doing some, but only for 2019. That’s before the spikes in more recent years.
Even as the Number of Homeless Families Rises, There Are No Immediate Plans for More “Family Hubs” for Them in Dublin
There are other kinds of hostels or rooms for families, but those living there say they don’t get the same supports.
Homeless Accommodation in Dublin Is Full or Almost Full Most Nights, Says Council
Louisa Santoro, CEO of the Mendicity Institution, says that recently the homelessness situation is as bad as she has ever seen it. “It’s a disaster.”
73% of Homeless Households in Emergency Accommodation in Dublin Have Been There for More Than Six Months
Ten have been stuck there for a decade or more, and two for 15 years, according to statistics released by the Dublin Region Homeless Executive.
Council Briefs: Rebooting the Moore Street Market, and a Continued Lack of Reviews into Homeless Deaths
These were among the issues that Dublin city councillors discussed at a meeting of their Central Area Committee on Tuesday.
Residents Concerned About Fire Safety at Homeless Hostel in Smithfield
“Ellis Quay is bad, really bad,” says Denise Jones. “It shouldn’t be open.”