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Homeless charity Peter McVerry Trust sees 24% rise of people in need of charity’s services

Source: RTE News

The report shows that for the seventh year in succession the numbers of people accessing Peter McVerry Trust services increased.

The charity has now warned that the rapid rise in people accessing its services has placed a huge strain on its resources and is concerned that a spike in rents could push more people out of their accommodation and into homeless services.

Speaking ahead of the report launch, Pat Doyle CEO of Peter McVerry Trust said: "Last year, Peter McVerry Trust worked with 4,460 participants across its services.

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