Smart moves to find homes for homeless

Editor’s note Tina-Marie O’Neill Innovative new ideas could transform our approach to the social housing crisis

23rd December, 2014

With the social housing crisis featuring so prominently in news last week, our cover story today on Project Ripple – a rapid and cost effective alternative solution to emergency accommodation – couldn't be more timely. The government’s ambitious social housing strategy, launched last week by Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly, could be considered a move in the right direction. However, as more than 3,000 people are without fixed accommodation in Ireland every night, plans...

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