Dublin local authorities’ open modular housing demonstration project in Dublin. Pictured is the exterior of  a dwelling by Modular Homes Ireland. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times 4:02

Dublin City councillors will on Tuesday view factory-built houses which could be used to accommodate hundreds of homeless families currently living in(...)

A spokesman for the Minister said he had  committed to funding the refurbishment of “as many voids as Dublin City Council can refurbish”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Dublin city’s homeless services budget will be secured to the end of the year, Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has pledged. A spokesman for t(...)

People Before Profit councillor for Dublin Bríd Smith said: “We can’t keep spending these huge sums on hotels.”  Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

Almost 85 per cent more money has been spent on hotel rooms for homeless people since April than in the first three months of this year, according to(...)

Cathal Morgan of the Dublin Region Homeless Executive said: “We have to find other solutions, we need to try to get away from using commercial hotels.” File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Availability of hotel rooms for Dublin’s homeless is running out because of competition with tourists over the summer months, director of the Dublin R(...)

The council is to lease a Nama-controlled property in Dublin which will provide a minimum of 70 places for families and allow services for homeless families to be administered from a central facility.

Several Nama-controlled properties around Dublin have been identified as potential locations for a new emergency accommodation centre for homeless fam(...)

Threshold’s Bob Jordan: “There needs to be a root-and-branch review of the private rented market.” Photograph: Eric Luke

A new information and advocacy campaign, aimed at families at risk of homelessness in the Dublin region, “is a very welcome step but not a panacea ”,(...)

A homeless man photographed on Wolfe Tone Quay in Dublin earlier this year. Dublin City Council wants to turn a former hotel in Georgian buildings on Fitzwilliam Street into a supported temporary accommodation unit for 30 men and women.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Dublin city councillors are at odds over plans to open a homeless hostel in the city’s south Georgian conservation area. The council wan(...)

Some 793 homeless people moved into rented accommodation last year, down from 879 in 2012, according to the Dublin Region Homeless Executive. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

More than 4,600 people accessed homeless accommodation services in Dublin last year, 40 per cent of whom had not sought(...)