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(...)