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The decrease in family homelessness last month was ‘seasonal’ and will likely be reversed next month, homelessness charities have warned. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The decrease in family homelessness last month was “seasonal” and will likely be reversed next month, homelessness charities have warned. Figures pu(...)

At the Fine Gael national conference in Co Cavan at the weekend the Taoiseach said that by international standards homelessness in Ireland is low.

The Chair of the Housing Agency says that the Taoiseach was correct in his comments at the weekend that the homeless crisis in Ireland is low by inter(...)

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 total homeless population in August this year was 8,270, compared with 8,160 in July and 6,611 in August last year. Photograph: Getty Images

The number of homeless children across the State has risen above 3,000 for the first time, latest figures from the Department of Housing show. The m(...)

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(...)

The private sector is not going to deliver what is needed to solve the homelessness crisis, says Simon Community. Photograph: Alan Betson

Just one property out of 630 across the State is affordable to a single person receiving housing benefit, according to the latest Simon Community “sna(...)

Fr Peter McVerry: suggests the Government is still in denial about the extent of the homelessness crisis. Photograph: Alan Betson

Children aged four and younger are the largest single age group experiencing homelessness, according to figures from Census 2016. Five years earlier (...)

Families and children accounted for nearly half the total homeless population last year. Photograph: Getty Images

Census figures showing almost 7,000 people homeless last year highlight the urgent need for a national affordable housing scheme, according to Labour (...)

Females account for 42 per cent of the total - 2,888 - and 48 per cent of homeless are male, 4,018. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Almost one in five homeless people are in employment, according to the latest update from Census 2016. A report from the Central Statistics Office (C(...)

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(...)

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