Monday January 27, 2020

Working for the cure, but feeding the disease

Providing housing to people exiting homelessness needs to be much easier, or no landlord will do it

6th May, 2018

I recently had an interaction with the housing section of Dublin City Council. Of their own volition, a client had decided that they would take a person out of homelessness and rent a property to them.

This act on its own won’t fix anything. In one respect, one person’s good deed just made it harder for another person who wasn’t getting state aid to find housing.

Why? Because when...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Varying interests will be lining up to fight their corner as Europe aims to reorganise and reinvent economic supply chains to ‘reconcile the economy with our planet’

Daniel Murray | 1 month ago

The threat of no-deal has led many businesses to identify and eliminate inefficiencies, allowing them to do more with less

Brian Cremin | 1 month ago

Real conversations about wealth transfer from parents to children are a must – and they should be had in plenty of time

Peter Kinsella | 1 month ago