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#Housing First

# housing-first - Last year 2021

Could it work here? Sacramento announces radical new plan to tackle homelessness
# Obligatory Housing
# Obligatory Housing

Could it work here? Sacramento announces radical new plan to tackle homelessness

Jul 16th 2021, 6:00 PM 27,503 Views 38 Comments

Californians “are becoming homeless faster than we can get people the help they need,” says mayor Darrell Steinberg. Here, Seána Glennon examines his proposal.

# housing-first - All time

'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'
# Housing First
# Housing First

'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'

Apr 15th 2020, 12:32 PM 58,979 Views 37 Comments

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
# Housing First
# Housing First

Peter McVerry Trust plans 100 housing units in 2020 after meeting targets a year ahead of schedule

Dec 19th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,868 Views 21 Comments

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
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Plans for more Housing First services to be rolled out in the Midlands

Jul 30th 2019, 6:15 AM 9,670 Views 12 Comments

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
# Housing First
# Housing First

Housing First services to be rolled out in Wicklow, Meath and Kildare for the first time

Jun 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 24,597 Views 3 Comments

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
# Housing First
# Housing First

Government offer €16.4m contract to provide houses and services to 575 long-term homeless people

Nov 30th 2018, 12:05 AM 13,831 Views 38 Comments

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
# Housing First
# Housing First

The government is trying to reduce chronic homelessness ... Here's how Finland ended it

Oct 25th 2018, 6:01 AM 28,148 Views 45 Comments

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'?"
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

"You get up in the morning and the first thing you say to yourself is 'where am I going to sleep tonight'?"

Nov 7th 2017, 6:20 AM 21,828 Views 56 Comments

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
# Peter Mcverry Trust

'Like you’re running up an escalator that is going in the wrong direction': Peter McVerry says homelessness keeps getting worse

Nov 6th 2017, 1:07 PM 12,400 Views 53 Comments

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
# Housing First
# Housing First

The man who pioneered a solution to homelessness: Give people homes

Oct 19th 2017, 6:01 AM 13,696 Views 41 Comments

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
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home

Feb 8th 2017, 12:05 AM 16,643 Views 57 Comments

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
# Housing First
# Housing First

Meet the team taking chronic rough sleepers off the streets of Dublin and giving them their own home

Jan 28th 2017, 6:45 AM 28,078 Views 23 Comments

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
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Number of rough sleepers on Dublin streets up 56% in last year

Nov 30th 2016, 12:25 PM 7,531 Views 36 Comments

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive has confirmed there were 142 rough sleepers on the streets of the capital.