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Homelessness: Record high of 10,805 people in emergency accommodation last month
In total, there were 7,585 adults who accessed emergency accommodation in the last week of August.
In total, there were 7,585 adults who accessed emergency accommodation in the last week of August.
There were also 3,220 children recorded as accessing emergency accommodation.
August is the eighth consecutive month where the number of people accessing emergency accommodation has risen.
Sinn Féin leader labels Rental Tax Credit a 'half-baked measure' that could 'fuel rent hikes'
Explainer: There's a new rent tax credit, how can I avail of it and when will it be paid?
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One out of every 113 people on the planet is displaced or a refugee
It’s World Refugee Day today. This is the first time the threshold of 60 million has been crossed.