Entries by James Phelan

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 […]

Dublin Simon Community responds to rise in numbers accessing emergency accommodation in Dublin

114% increase in families accessing emergency accommodation Monday, February 22, 2016 The Dublin Simon Community has today expressed extreme alarm at the rising number of families in emergency accommodation in Dublin. The figures were released today by the Dublin Region Homeless Executive. Speaking about the continuing increase, Sam McGuinness from the Dublin Simon Community said; […]