Daft News

Printed on April twenty ninth, 2020 |
by Raychel O’Connell

– The Housing Heroes mission has now been reside for 3 weeks and over 100 properties have been provided to the programme to this point.
– 80% of properties have already been full of docs and nurses in 13 counties throughout Eire. 
– The Housing Heroes properties have acquired 800 enquiries and have been seen over 25,000 occasions
– There’s 8 occasions extra demand from docs and nurses than provide for the time being
– This is the reason we want extra properties to be provided to the programme in order that our healthcare employees will be housed safely and might proceed their work

Healthcare employees make up 1 in 4 of all COVID-19 instances in Eire. With the HSE and the Nationwide Public Well being Emergency Staff (NPHET) issuing recommendation for them to keep away from shared lodging they need assistance to remain secure exterior of hospitals to guard their family members. As Eire’s largest property website Daft.ie needs to leverage its platform to offer a lot wanted lodging for our docs and nurses who’re on the frontline of this COVID-19 disaster.

That’s the reason Daft.ie has developed a brand new device to match Eire’s docs and nurses heroes with hosts who’re briefly donating their properties free of charge. This short-term housing may also help ease the concerns of our docs and nurses of sharing a house with their households or housemates, whereas giving them the secure and safe house they should replenish their vitality on their breaks from responsibility.

Liberty Insurance coverage has partnered with Daft to supply free contents insurance coverage as much as €10,000

To assist our healthcare heroes as they transfer to short-term lodging Liberty Insurance coverage has partnered with Daft.ie on the Housing Heroes programme and is now providing them free contents insurance coverage. As well as Hosts could have the choice of utilizing a free Digital contract, courtesy of Swiftcourt, which they’ll share with their Hero as they agree circumstances of their keep.

Juan Miguel Estallo, Product Director of Liberty Europe stated: “At Liberty Insurance coverage we put folks first, which is extra necessary now than ever. We’re proud to take part within the Housing Heroes initiative by offering free contents insurance coverage to the properties out there to well being care personnel on this programme. We wish to thank everybody on the entrance line right now for his or her onerous work and dedication.”

Raychel O’Connell, Communications Supervisor of Daft.ie stated, “We all know quite a lot of healthcare employees are dealing with severe hardships throughout this time and Daft is working across the clock to supply properties the place they’ll keep free of charge. We have now already had many beneficiant presents from folks throughout the nation, however with so many healthcare employees falling ailing they want way more. We’re asking folks in the event that they, or anybody they know has an empty property to contemplate providing it to certainly one of our healthcare heroes, to allow them to proceed to struggle this battle for us all. Please go to our web site for extra info or electronic mail our crew at assist@daft.ie”.

Right here’s turn into a #HousingHero host:
– Register your curiosity on housingheroes.daft.ie
– You’ll then be contacted by Daft’s customer support crew who will provide help to to put your advert
– When you choose your Hero you can each comply with the phrases of the alternate with a free digital contract that will likely be offered


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