Extended hours will be in operation at the Peter McVerry homeless youth café on Berkeley Street.  File Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An additional 200 beds are to be made available for rough sleepers in Dublin on Monday evening, The temporary accommodation spaces have been sourced (...)

The €226m Local Infrastructure Housing Activation Fund, which pays for major infrastructure projects to make privately-owed sites viable for housing, is being topped up by €75m.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Local authorities and housing bodies are expected to build 3,800 social houses and apartments in 2018 as part of an overall social housing funding pac(...)

Focus Ireland advocacy director Mike Allen said the current funding process for social housing is too slow and complex. Photograph: Eric Luke

Focus Ireland’s pre-budget submission said up-front funding delays are holding local authorities back from beginning social housing building projects.(...)

Homeless Dublin mother Toni O’Reid who has lived in a hotel room for the past 15 months with her two young daughters. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

A homeless mother of two has spoken of feeling “abandoned” having spent the last 15 months living in a hotel room with her young family. Toni O’Reid’(...)

In Dublin the number of homeless children increased by 153, from 2,270 in June to 2,423. The number of homeless families in the capital grew by 63, from 1,115 to 1,178 since June. File photograph: iStockPhoto

There are now almost 3,000 homeless children across the State, among a total homeless population of 8,160 according to the latest figures. The data(...)

In a civilised state having a home – a private space for personal expression, a place to escape from a hazardous world and a place that ensures our wellbeing and economic security – is a right. Photograph: PA Wire

Homeless people are not just locked out of the market as a recent Simon Community study made clear – they are also locked out of full citizenship. Ban(...)

The number of homeless children in all forms of emergency accommodation in Dublin during the week of July 24th-30th was 2,423.

July saw the biggest monthly increase in the number of homeless children in Dublin since January 2016, and second largest rise since the homelessness (...)

Recent figures indicate that 90 per cent of rental accommodation in the State is not affordable to most

Soaring rental prices and “unscrupulous landlords” have led to the worst homeless crisis “in living memory”, according to homelessness charity Focus I(...)

Homelessness is one of the biggest challenges faced by women and children who have been abused. Photograph: Istock

Women who have fled domestic violence are returning to abusers after staying in a north Dublin refuge because of the housing crisis, a manager at the (...)

A file image of Karen Middleton (centre, without glasses) with her son Luke, other family members and supporters, outside Carlow County Council offices last June.

A woman and her six-year-old son have “no idea” where they will sleep on Monday night after a judge rejected their demand that Carlow County Council i(...)