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# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Peter McVerry Trust to provide 210 social housing units, mostly in Dublin, in the next year
# Charity
# Charity

Peter McVerry Trust to provide 210 social housing units, mostly in Dublin, in the next year

Nov 11th 2020, 6:00 AM 27,924 Views 32 Comments

70% will be one-bedroom units, the housing charity said.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Friday 25 September, 2020

Homeless charities demand action in the Budget as latest figures show 8,700 in emergency accommodation
# Homeless Figures
# Homeless Figures

Homeless charities demand action in the Budget as latest figures show 8,700 in emergency accommodation

Sep 25th 2020, 3:38 PM 11,041 Views 14 Comments

The figures dropped slightly last month compared to July.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Monday 11 May, 2020

Housing charity welcomes drop in families in emergency accommodation
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Housing charity welcomes drop in families in emergency accommodation

May 11th 2020, 8:34 PM 11,812 Views 21 Comments

The number of families in emergency accommodation is now at its lowest point since May 2017.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

'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 58,818 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 - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

'We were in crisis before coronavirus': Housing charities set aside rooms for homeless people who need to self-isolate
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'We were in crisis before coronavirus': Housing charities set aside rooms for homeless people who need to self-isolate

Mar 11th 2020, 6:05 AM 13,963 Views 28 Comments

Homeless charities are preparing for Covid-19.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Latest homeless figures show record monthly drop of 717 people
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Latest homeless figures show record monthly drop of 717 people

Jan 29th 2020, 5:55 PM 15,891 Views 72 Comments

The drop of almost 7% is one of the largest monthly decreases recorded for the official homeless figures.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Thursday 19 December, 2019

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 11,659 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.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Friday 29 November, 2019

Plans for 150-bed homeless hostel on Dublin's Aungier Street shelved following local opposition
# Avalon House
# Avalon House

Plans for 150-bed homeless hostel on Dublin's Aungier Street shelved following local opposition

Nov 29th 2019, 12:09 PM 21,085 Views 56 Comments

Peter McVerry Trust planned to open the hostel in Dublin 2 in January.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

'Another disappointing and frustrating year': Homeless charity helped more people than ever in 2018
# Peter Mcverry Trust
# Peter Mcverry Trust

'Another disappointing and frustrating year': Homeless charity helped more people than ever in 2018

Nov 19th 2019, 6:45 AM 7,755 Views 16 Comments

The Peter McVerry Trust released its annual report for 2018 today.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

'The teachers hated me': High rate of school suspensions among homeless men revealed by new study
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'The teachers hated me': High rate of school suspensions among homeless men revealed by new study

Nov 6th 2019, 10:08 AM 17,826 Views 42 Comments

Failings in the school system increase the risk of homelessness, according to a new study.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Derelict site in Dublin City to be developed into apartment block to house the homeless
# New South Street
# New South Street

Derelict site in Dublin City to be developed into apartment block to house the homeless

Apr 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 29,011 Views 14 Comments

The Peter McVerry Trust has issued a tender for the construction of eight apartments on New South Street.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

'I have no words': Rick O'Shea Book Club homeless charity appeal raises almost €36,000
# Appeal
# Appeal

'I have no words': Rick O'Shea Book Club homeless charity appeal raises almost €36,000

Dec 19th 2018, 12:07 PM 13,281 Views 9 Comments

O’Shea started the Christmas appeal in November to raise money for the Peter McVerry Trust.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

'I can't describe the feeling... Just to know that I can now live a proper life with my kids'
# Homeless To Home
# Homeless To Home

'I can't describe the feeling... Just to know that I can now live a proper life with my kids'

Dec 4th 2018, 4:22 PM 34,865 Views 40 Comments

Peter McVerry Trust opened 13 new apartments for families and children affected by homelessness in Dublin’s city centre.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Call for better access to alcohol treatment services to help tackle rural homelessness
# Peter Mcverry Trust
# Peter Mcverry Trust

Call for better access to alcohol treatment services to help tackle rural homelessness

Sep 19th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,067 Views 2 Comments

More than 1,200 people are homeless across rural Ireland.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

This new exhibition showcases the potential of vacant buildings in tackling the housing crisis
# Reusing Buildings
# Reusing Buildings

This new exhibition showcases the potential of vacant buildings in tackling the housing crisis

Aug 22nd 2018, 3:30 PM 17,612 Views 31 Comments

A total of 183,312 houses and apartments were found to be vacant in the 2016 Census.

Number of new homes built this year up 30%
# CSO
# CSO

Number of new homes built this year up 30%

Aug 22nd 2018, 11:40 AM 12,687 Views 42 Comments

A total of 4,419 new dwellings were built in the second quarter of this year.

Homeless charity says it doesn't expect to be 'negatively impacted' by Pope's visit
# Peter Mcverry Trust
# Peter Mcverry Trust

Homeless charity says it doesn't expect to be 'negatively impacted' by Pope's visit

Aug 22nd 2018, 7:33 AM 7,010 Views 13 Comments

Fears had been expressed in recent days that the traffic restrictions set to be in place in Dublin would negatively impact homeless services in the city.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Friday 25 May, 2018

'My daughter had a communion last year... my friend had to lend me her house'
# Homeless To Home
# Homeless To Home

'My daughter had a communion last year... my friend had to lend me her house'

May 25th 2018, 1:45 PM 29,175 Views 60 Comments

The first home has been delivered under a government leasing scheme in Dublin.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Friday 20 April, 2018

Homeless man's life has done 'a total 180 degree turn' since he sought help after Storm Emma
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Homeless man's life has done 'a total 180 degree turn' since he sought help after Storm Emma

Apr 20th 2018, 2:15 PM 38,314 Views 42 Comments

Philip had been homeless since 2012, after he lost his home when he was made redundant from his job.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Extra beds for rough sleepers as temperatures dip to below freezing
# Snow
# Snow

Extra beds for rough sleepers as temperatures dip to below freezing

Mar 18th 2018, 2:15 PM 11,092 Views 24 Comments

People who see rough sleepers have been advised to contact homeless charities.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Number of ghost estates has 'decreased by 91% since 2010'
# Reusing Dublin
# Reusing Dublin

Number of ghost estates has 'decreased by 91% since 2010'

Mar 7th 2018, 2:10 PM 18,841 Views 68 Comments

Meanwhile, a new app is set to let members of the public report vacant buildings.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight
# Shelter
# Shelter

Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight

Feb 28th 2018, 7:00 PM 61,461 Views 22 Comments

In Dublin last night there were over 200 reports about homeless people sleeping rough.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Peter McVerry Trust to provide new accommodation for 100 people and 24 families before Christmas
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Peter McVerry Trust to provide new accommodation for 100 people and 24 families before Christmas

Dec 16th 2017, 9:48 AM 11,821 Views 63 Comments

The new services are located Dublin City, Fingal, and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and will include two new family hubs.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Monday 11 December, 2017

Charity to redevelop Dublin apartment block to house the homeless
# Peter Mcverry Trust
# Peter Mcverry Trust

Charity to redevelop Dublin apartment block to house the homeless

Dec 11th 2017, 8:37 AM 20,385 Views 35 Comments

The Peter McVerry Trust has secured planning permission for 18 apartments in Dublin city centre.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

'Our hearts go out to the family and friends': Two homeless men have died in Dublin this week
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Our hearts go out to the family and friends': Two homeless men have died in Dublin this week

Nov 29th 2017, 2:25 PM 27,838 Views 82 Comments

The man was found unresponsive near to Dublin’s Four Courts on Monday evening.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

"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 21,721 Views 56 Comments

Paul and Roy Kelly spent three months homeless living in a tent before being helped by the Peter McVerry Trust.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Monday 6 November, 2017

'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 12,369 Views 53 Comments

Peter McVerry Trust’s annual report shows that the charity supported close to 4,600 individuals across its services last year.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

An Irish homeless charity received the loveliest letter from a 7-year-old for their work during Storm Ophelia
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From The Daily Edge
# My Name Is Megan

An Irish homeless charity received the loveliest letter from a 7-year-old for their work during Storm Ophelia

Oct 25th 2017, 9:33 AM 4,414 Views 1 Comment

“At the hurricane I felt very helpless”

# peter-mcverry-trust - Thursday 19 October, 2017

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 13,572 Views 41 Comments

Dr Sam Tsemberis is the pioneer of housing first – which takes rough sleepers of the streets and gives them homes.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them
# Conflict
# Conflict

Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them

Sep 17th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,690 Views 31 Comments

The criticism comes a week after the minister announced a number of new measures to address the crisis.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Restoring social welfare and an empty home tax: Peter McVerry Trust's plan to fix the housing crisis
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Restoring social welfare and an empty home tax: Peter McVerry Trust's plan to fix the housing crisis

Aug 29th 2017, 6:45 AM 18,030 Views 91 Comments

Today, the Peter McVerry Trust will announce the details of its pre-Budget submission.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Thursday 24 August, 2017

'Banks are out of touch': Bank of Ireland criticised over ad about couple moving back in with parents
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'Banks are out of touch': Bank of Ireland criticised over ad about couple moving back in with parents

Aug 24th 2017, 10:48 AM 50,595 Views 94 Comments

The tweet about a couple who returned home to live with parents to save for a mortgage has received a huge backlash.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Taking rundown Dublin buildings and turning them into homes
# Vacant And Derelict
# Vacant And Derelict

Taking rundown Dublin buildings and turning them into homes

Jun 17th 2017, 7:15 AM 16,713 Views 31 Comments

A homelessness charity sees vacant or derelict sites as a way of alleviating the homelessness crisis.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'I fought to get clean and to get where I am today': New apartments in Dublin give hope to homeless people
# Housing
# Housing

'I fought to get clean and to get where I am today': New apartments in Dublin give hope to homeless people

Jun 13th 2017, 1:56 PM 30,564 Views 56 Comments

St Agatha’s Court consists of 11 social housing apartments located in Dublin’s north inner city.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Saturday 28 January, 2017

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 27,933 Views 22 Comments

The Housing First team in Dublin are at the forefront of the battle to end homelessness in Ireland.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Ireland's homeless figure has just passed 7,000 for the first time
# Out Of Control
# Out Of Control

Ireland's homeless figure has just passed 7,000 for the first time

Jan 26th 2017, 8:05 AM 17,360 Views 85 Comments

A number of homeless charities have called for Minister for Housing Simon Coveney “to get empty homes back into the housing system”.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Eight Apollo House residents might avail of long-term accommodation elsewhere
# Peter Mcverry Trust
# Peter Mcverry Trust

Eight Apollo House residents might avail of long-term accommodation elsewhere

Dec 22nd 2016, 8:09 PM 10,993 Views 26 Comments

If they decide to move on, their beds will be re-opened for other rough sleepers to use.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

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 7,430 Views 36 Comments

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

# peter-mcverry-trust - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'I don't think we can solve the crisis without interfering with private property'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'I don't think we can solve the crisis without interfering with private property'

Aug 30th 2016, 4:44 PM 18,669 Views 93 Comments

The Peter McVerry Trust are calling on the government to buy up empty private properties.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Friday 27 May, 2016

"Mammy, why is the dog allowed in the garden and we are not?"
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

"Mammy, why is the dog allowed in the garden and we are not?"

May 27th 2016, 9:10 AM 22,391 Views 100 Comments

Fr Peter McVerry has spoken of the rules facing families in emergency accommodation at the Oireachtas Homeless Committee.

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