Midlands Simon Community Getting By On ‘Scrimping And Scraping’

Written 3 years ago by Newsroom


The CEO of the Midlands Simon Community says they are getting by on ‘scrimping and scraping’.

Tony O’Riordan is questioning the level of funding being provided by the Government for its emergency accommodation in Tullamore and Athlone.

The Housing Minister yesterday announced a new national action plan which aims to address the homelessness crisis.

Mr O’Riordan outlines the scale of the funding shortfall locally.