Rent Supplement safety net failing to keep people out of homelessness

Simon Communities study finds 95% of properties available to rent beyond their reach of those in receipt of rent supplement/HAP payments Tuesday, January 26, 2016 4.5% (34) of all properties available to rent were at or below rent supplement/HAP limits across 11 locations in the November study period. 1 property was available to rent within […]

Simon Community welcome announcement of 1,000 housing units

Homeless and housing charity say urgent action is required to follow through on commitments Tuesday, January 26, 2016 The Simon Communities in Ireland have welcomed the announcement from the Minister of Environment, Community and Local Government, Alan Kelly T.D., of the allocation of funding for the delivery of 1,000 new social housing units. The units […]