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More than 300 households in Galway put on Rent Supplement since Lockdown

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More than 300 people have had to go onto Rent Supplement in Galway since March, when the Covid-19 lockdown came into effect - one of the highest rates in the entire State.

Galway Simon protecting those facing homelessness as Covid-19 crisis escalates

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Galway Simon Community has expressed its concern about the escalating Covid-19 crisis but assures the general public they are doing everything they can to ensure those they are supporting can remain safe.

City council approves loan to buy houses for Galway Simon

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The Galway City Council has agreed to raise a loan under the Capital Assistance Scheme (CAS) for the acquisition of five properties by Galway Simon Community.

Housing First Contract signed by Westmeath County Council

Following on from a competitive tendering process, Westmeath County Council signed the Housing First Contract for the Midlands Region with Peter McVerry Trust.

Affordable accommodation at a critically low level in Galway

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Galway Simon Community says the availability of affordable rented accommodation is at a critical level in Galway. According to the latest study released by the Simon Communities of Ireland, the gap between the Housing Assistance Payments and market rent prices has continued to increase. This latest Simon Communities study further demonstrates that the private rental sector is not suitable for the delivery of social and affordable housing.

Fahy Travel to host coffee morning for Galway Simon Community

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Fahy Travel, Bridge Street, Galway, will host a Christmas coffee morning in aid of Galway Simon Community tomorrow, Friday, from 9.30am to 12 noon. All are welcome to join the team at Fahy Travel to have a chat and a cuppa while supporting a very worthy local cause, especially at this time of the year.

SleepOut Funds needed more than ever, says COPE

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Twenty-eight men and women from Galway’s business community will take part in COPE Galway’s biggest fundraising event of the year tomorrow night (Friday, 6th December) to raise awareness and essential funds for COPE Galway’s Homeless Services.

Three hundred people using city homeless services 'unacceptable' says Loughnane

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More than 300 people accessed homeless services in Galway in August, according to official figures released this week, a situation which has been described as "unacceptable" by People Before Profit Galway.

Introduction of new rent pressure zones a sign of failure

The extension of the rent pressure zones (RPZ), while welcome for tenants in the area, is a sign of the Government’s failing housing policy in Galway, according to a Galway-East TD.

Homelessness in west new record high says Galway Simon chief

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The number of people accessing emergency accommodation in the west is at record levels, says local charity Galway Simon Community.

 

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