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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Housing First

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Could it work here? Sacramento announces radical new plan to tackle homelessness
Californians “are becoming homeless faster than we can get people the help they need,” says mayor Darrell Steinberg. Here, Seána Glennon examines his proposal.
'For the past year I've been sleeping on Henry Street... the keys to my own home. I haven't felt this way in a long, long time'
Peter McVerry Trust has said there’s been a sharp rise in the number of one-bedroom apartments on the market during the pandemic.
Peter McVerry Trust plans 100 housing units in 2020 after meeting targets a year ahead of schedule
The charity said that while this “isn’t about targets, it’s about delivering more homes”, it was delighted to be ahead of schedule.
Plans for more Housing First services to be rolled out in the Midlands
The services will be rolled out in Longford, Westmeath, Laois and Offaly.
Housing First services to be rolled out in Wicklow, Meath and Kildare for the first time
Kildare County Council issued the tender worth an estimated €702,000.
Government offer €16.4m contract to provide houses and services to 575 long-term homeless people
Another €3 million funding from the DRHE will go towards an outreach service for rough sleepers in the capital.
The government is trying to reduce chronic homelessness ... Here's how Finland ended it
Finland provides a positive example of what can be done to end long-term homelessness.
"You get up in the morning and the first thing you say to yourself is 'where am I going to sleep tonight'?"
Paul and Roy Kelly spent three months homeless living in a tent before being helped by the Peter McVerry Trust.
'Like you’re running up an escalator that is going in the wrong direction': Peter McVerry says homelessness keeps getting worse
Peter McVerry Trust’s annual report shows that the charity supported close to 4,600 individuals across its services last year.
The man who pioneered a solution to homelessness: Give people homes
Dr Sam Tsemberis is the pioneer of housing first – which takes rough sleepers of the streets and gives them homes.
Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home
Finland provides a positive example of what can be done to end long-term homelessness.
Meet the team taking chronic rough sleepers off the streets of Dublin and giving them their own home
The Housing First team in Dublin are at the forefront of the battle to end homelessness in Ireland.
Number of rough sleepers on Dublin streets up 56% in last year
The Dublin Region Homeless Executive has confirmed there were 142 rough sleepers on the streets of the capital.