Joe was living in supported temporary accommodation before he moved into St Agatha’s Court in Dublin’s north inner city, when the housing development opened in the summer of 2017. Joe became homeless after his landlord decided to sell the house he was renting.
Having the key to his own door after over four years of homelessness has changed his life.
“When I saw this, I couldn’t even believe this was mine. I was waiting for someone to knock on the door and say ‘here, we’re after giving you the wrong place’. I have my kids and my grandchildren over and they love this place,” he says.