Entries by James Phelan

Daft.ie Report shows Rents Reach Record High

Dublin Simon Community say that figures released today from the Daft.ie 2017 Q4 Rental Report show that the private rental market remains unable to cope with demand. The figures in the latest Daft.ie Rental report show that in the counties of Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow and Meath, where Dublin Simon Community are providing services, rents continue […]

Charities Unveil National Campaign Asking The Public To Donate Water Refund Cheques to Tackle Homelessness

refundproject.ie now accepting public donations Three of Ireland’s best-known charities have today taken the unprecedented step of coming together to launch a national campaign The Refund Project which is asking members of the Irish public who can afford it, to consider donating their Irish Water refund to tackle the homelessness crisis. At a special launch […]

Dublin Chamber have joined with the Simon Community to urge companies to support the Simon House of Cards appeal

The Appeal asks, “Don’t send a card this Christmas; Address a Problem” Dublin Chamber, along with the Simon Community are urging businesses to support people who are homeless this Christmas, through the Simon House of Cards Appeal. This vital fundraising initiative asks companies to make a donation in lieu sending cards, gifts and other Christmas […]

Rent Pressure Zones urgently need review as they are not having desired effect

The homeless and housing organisation respond to Daft.ie Rental Price Report The Simon Community said that figures released today from the Daft.ie 2017 Q3 Rental Report show that the private rental market remains unable to cope with demand. The housing and homelessness organisation said that the introduction of Rent Pressure Zones did not go far […]

Leave your gift for the future, leave a legacy

This My Legacy Week, Dublin Simon Community are asking you to continue to support us by leaving a legacy gift in your will, after you have taken care of your family and loved ones.  Large or small, it is a special and personal way to make an impact on causes you cherish most for the […]