The housing crisis is pushing people into homelessness and preventing people from leaving homelessness. Our Emergency Shelter is overflowing with an average of 54 people per night relying on a Cork Simon emergency bed. Rents in Cork are spiralling out of control, increasing by a crippling 14.4% in the twelve months to September 2016. Average rent for a one bedroomed property in the city centre is 64% above Rent Supplement and HAP limits for a single person.
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The Housing and Homeless Crisis in Cork continues to escalate. The scale of that deepening crisis is reflected in the number of people knocking on our door and in the length of time people remain homeless.
The Housing Crisis is driving the Homeless Crisis.
Finding a home is a major problem for many people but an almost impossible barrier to overcome for people experiencing homelessness. Read More