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# Homelessness

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Drop in number of households needing social housing but almost 62,000 still on list
Progress made in reducing homeless figures at start of pandemic now being eroded, charities say
'A systems accelerant': Pandemic prompted more single rooms in homeless accommodation
Opinion: Opposition for opposition sake to Affordable Housing Plan short-changes young people and families
Mary Fitzpatrick
Homeless figures dip but charity warns of 'alarming rise' in homeless single people
'Post-Covid we'll go back to where we were': More than 60% of properties still cost more than HAP limits
Eoin Ó Broin: We can end homelessness but absolute reform of the system is required
Eoin Ó Broin
Deaths of two people sleeping rough in tents in Phoenix Park over Christmas confirmed
Let's regulate short-term let platforms like Airbnb before tourism kicks back in, says housing minister
Practical ways to help people who are homeless this Christmas
Taoiseach told he is living in a world of 'make believe' by ignoring the reality of the housing crisis
Salvation Army homeless hostel for minors in Dublin city centre to shut down next year
Opinion: How the pandemic acted as a catalyst for change in delivering vital homelessness services
Tony Duffin
RDS Christmas Day dinner for homeless to be held as takeaway service outside Mansion House this year
Homeless charities express 'concern and upset' after bodies of two men found in Dublin
'Twice I woke up and a person was dead beside me'
'Chronic lack of supply' of affordable homes outside Dublin, warns homelessness charity
Slight drop in latest homeless figures, charities raise 'grave concerns' over recent deaths
865 families were in emergency accommodation in Dublin at the end of August
24 families being moved out of emergency accommodation at former Regency for 'operational reasons'
A Dublin homelessness tour guide: 'It's given me a voice to shine a light on what life is like on the streets'
'I got a call from Focus Ireland inviting me to view an apartment ... it felt like heaven'
Homeless charities demand action in the Budget as latest figures show 8,700 in emergency accommodation
‘Significant spike’ in homeless deaths in Dublin
Over 250 people helped to exit Direct Provision during Covid-19 pandemic
Harassment and infestations among top complaints about homeless accommodation
Homeless providers say an 'excess' of food services in Dublin 'undermines' their work
Homeless figures rise in July amid warnings about end of eviction ban and rent freeze
'A scream wouldn't help them': Cork homeless charity has had to pull men off women on the streets
'Truly shocking': Call for better mental health supports as 31 homeless people die in Dublin this year
Homeless figures drop for fifth month in a row but charities warn government's actions may reverse this trend
'Unprecedented' deaths of five homeless people in Dublin in one week
Rent freeze and eviction ban extended to 1 August
Housing minister says he wants to extend rent freeze and ban on evictions - but not indefinitely
In Galway and Cork, concerns grow about 'sharp increase' in homelessness in coming months
Dublin's approach to supporting drug users during pandemic saved lives, report finds
'A lot of people are stuck in a rip-off rental trap': New minister promises affordable housing scheme
Homeless figures: 459 fewer people in emergency accommodation in May
Warning over 'second wave' of homelessness in coming months
Number of people in emergency accommodation remains below 10,000, latest figures show