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#Homeless figures

# homeless-figures - Friday 25 September, 2020

Homeless charities demand action in the Budget as latest figures show 8,700 in emergency accommodation

The figures dropped slightly last month compared to July.

# homeless-figures - Friday 28 August, 2020

Homeless figures rise in July amid warnings about end of eviction ban and rent freeze

It reverses a trend that saw the number of homeless people fall in recent months.

# homeless-figures - Friday 31 July, 2020

Homeless figures drop for fifth month in a row but charities warn government's actions may reverse this trend

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien said that the number of people homeless is still “simply too high”.

# homeless-figures - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Number of people in emergency accommodation drops below 10,000, latest figures show

There are 241 fewer people on the Department of Housing’s homeless list compared with last month.

# homeless-figures - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Housing dept 'utterly rejects' criticism of homeless figures amid claims of 'pre-election manipulation'

The number of people homeless in December 2019 dipped below 10,000 before rising above that figure again in January 2020.

# homeless-figures - Thursday 27 February, 2020

The number of people who are homeless has risen to over 10,000 again

6,697 adults and 3,574 children were in emergency accommodation in January.

# homeless-figures - Monday 30 September, 2019

'We need to stop this': Homelessness figures reach 10,000 for seventh consecutive month

A total of 10,338 people were in emergency accommodation in August.

# homeless-figures - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Minister for Housing accepts 'need to do more' as latest figures show record levels of homelessness

10,378 people were recorded in emergency accommodation in April.

# homeless-figures - Thursday 29 November, 2018

The number of homeless adults in Ireland has risen by 130 in the space of a month

There are now collectively 9,724 people living in homeless accommodation across Ireland.

# homeless-figures - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Homeless figures to show fall in children in emergency accommodation, but rise in individuals presenting

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the Dáil the figures will show a reduction in the number of families presenting as homeless in Dublin.

# homeless-figures - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Homeless crisis will not begin to ease until at least 2021, committee told

A Trinity professor said the recategorisation of homeless figures has “undermined confidence in the data”.

# homeless-figures - Sunday 30 September, 2018

CSO statisticians moving to housing department after confusion over homeless and housing figures

The CSO statisticians will be assisting the department with its housing data, but not homeless figures.

# homeless-figures - Friday 27 April, 2018

'Slight delay' in publishing Ireland's latest homeless numbers shows new form of reporting is needed, says minister

Some local authorities appear to be better than others in terms of sending their numbers to the Department of Housing.

# homeless-figures - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

'Shameful', 'shocking': Campaigners 'lose confidence' in government after latest homeless figures

A further 222 families went into emergency accomodation in the past month.

# homeless-figures - Friday 19 January, 2018

Over 8,500 people spent Christmas Day in emergency accommodation

The December figures saw a slight reduction in the number of homeless families.

# homeless-figures - Monday 20 November, 2017

'Perhaps that wasn't the question': Taoiseach may have misunderstood homelessness question

In the past week the government claimed that the context of a question on homelessness was left out – it wasn’t.

# homeless-figures - Thursday 26 October, 2017

In Ireland, another 76 children became homeless just in time for the new school year

There are still 690 families in hotels, the Minister for Housing said.

# homeless-figures - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Hidden Homelessness: This family is living in a converted workshed in a Dublin back garden

Keith and Sinead bought a house at the height of the boom. Nine years later, they’re ‘in limbo’ in the Dublin suburbs.

# homeless-figures - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Number of adults and children in homeless families in Dublin trebles in two years

Meanwhile, Minister Simon Coveney has been highlighting arrangements in place for people who are homeless in the city.