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New short term letting regulations without additional resources for the Galway City Council to enforce them will not produce positive results for the housing situation in Galway city, according to assistant CEO of COPE Galway, Martin O'Connor.
Homelessness in Galway city is the worst in 20 years, according to assistant CEO of Cope Galway, Martin O'Connor, his comments come in the wake of this week's death of young man in the grounds of City Hall.
The number of people sleeping rough in the city is at its highest ever with up to 50 men and women lying in doorways at night. The "extraordinary" deterioration in the homelessness crisis has led to this "unprecedented" situation, according to Martin O'Connor, the assistant CEO of COPE Galway which provides emergency accommodation and day services for the homeless.
A local charity is appealing to landlords to make their properties available to rent to individuals and families at risk of or experiencing homelessness. Jacquie Horan, the CEO of COPE Galway, which is committed to eliminating the problem, says supply and access to housing is the single biggest issue experienced by its clients.
University students will buy clothes that they will never wear, fill their presses with food that they will never eat, and collect random objects that they will never use. As the academic year comes to a close, each student is then faced with the unenvious task of packing his/her life’s worth into a suitcase and returning home.