The official monthly figures do not include rough sleepers and do not show the true extent of the homeless crisis, according to a spokesman for Simon Communities. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/New York Times

The number of homeless people in the State continues to increase as the latest official figures show 10,397 people are currently living in emergency a(...)

The figures show that a new record total of 9,104 people were homeless during the month.

Campaigners have called for an “urgent reassessment” of the Government’s housing policy following record numbers of homeless people in emergency accom(...)

A Nama spokesman said the sale of the North Bank apartments block was by a receiver and not by Nama.

A Dublin apartment block being sold by the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) for €33 million has had units lying vacant for up to three years de(...)

The Government has set aside €140 million to secure 3,500 of the State’s 183,000 vacant homes for social housing by 2021 under its Repair and Leasing scheme. File photograph: Getty Images

Housing charities tasked with finding vacant properties which could be refurbished for social housing have said property owners have shown “no interes(...)

Chief executive of Barnardos Fergus Finlay said people living in overcrowded situations were all too often missing from the debate about the housing crisis. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

The “devastating” scale of the State’s housing crisis has been exposed by new figures, charities in the homelessness sector said on Thursday. Focus(...)

Charities have warned politicians that the housing and homelessness emergency will continue to deteriorate while they discus forming a government. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Charities have warned politicians that the housing and homelessness emergency will continue to deteriorate while they discus forming a government. Fo(...)

Niamh Randall, national spokesperson for the Simon Communities. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Urgent action is needed to tackle rent prices in the private sector to alleviate the worsening problem of homelessness, a national charity said. Publi(...)