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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Homeless figures

Last year
# Housing Crisis
Homelessness: Record high of 10,975 people in emergency accommodation last month
In total, there were 7,633 adults accessing emergency accommodation in the last week of September.
'I want the homeless number to come down': Short-term let controls on the way, says minister
Changes to the homeless HAP are also on the way.
# Homelessness
Charities raise concerns over inflation as over 9,000 people access emergency accomodation in February
The Department of Housing released the latest figures this afternoon.
# Emergency Accommodation
Slight drop in number of people attending emergency accommodation in December
Despite the drop in figures, homelessness organisations have raised concerns that they may begin to rise again.
All time
# Darragh O'Brien
Jump in number of homeless is 'serious concern', says Housing Minister
Latest figures showed there were 8,475 people who are homeless in September – the fourth consecutive month that the number has risen.
# Homelessness
Homelessness figures dip but charity warns of lengthy spells in emergency accommodation
May stats show that there are 5,843 adults in emergency accommodation.
# Homeless figures
Opposition parties call for reinstatement of eviction bans as number of homeless people rises in April
Labour’s Housing spokesperson, Senator Rebecca Moynihan has called for Minister Darragh O’Brien to reinstate the eviction ban.
# Homelessness
Progress made in reducing homeless figures at start of pandemic now being eroded, charities say
The latest figures show that there were 8,313 men, women and children in emergency accommodation in January.
# Homeless figures
Homeless figures dip but charity warns of 'alarming rise' in homeless single people
Housing minister Darragh O’Brien said homelessness remains “unacceptably high”.
# Homelessness
Slight drop in latest homeless figures, charities raise 'grave concerns' over recent deaths
The number of families accessing emergency accommodation has increased to 1,128.
# Homeless figures
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.
# Homelessness
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.
# Homelessness
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”.
# Homelessness
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.
# Homelessness
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
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.
# Homelessness
'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
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
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.
# Homelessness
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.
# Homelessness
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”.
# Housing Crisis
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.
# hold up
'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.
# spiralling problem
'Shameful', 'shocking': Campaigners 'lose confidence' in government after latest homeless figures
A further 222 families went into emergency accomodation in the past month.
# december figures
Over 8,500 people spent Christmas Day in emergency accommodation
The December figures saw a slight reduction in the number of homeless families.
# international standards
'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
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.
# life in limbo
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.
# sharp increase
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.