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Focus Ireland characterised the decision to lift eviction protections for families before the coronavirus pandemic is over as ‘dangerous and uncompassionate’. File photograph: Getty

The number of homeless people dropped by 91 last month to 7,991, the latest figures show. However, there was an increase in homeless families. At the(...)

Focus Ireland said many of the single adults entering homelessness were coming from the private rental market. Photofraph: iStock

The total number of homeless people has risen for the first time in several months, with the increase driven entirely by a continuing climb in single (...)

In Dublin, the number of homeless single adults surpassed 3,000 for the first time last month. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times/ File

The number of homeless single adults continues to increase even as overall homelessness figures fall, the latest figures show. In Dublin destitution(...)

The coronavirus pandemic brought a significant increase in housing supply in urban areas and cities.

The cessation of a moratorium on evictions and rent increases during the Covid-19 emergency will make it more difficult for people outside the Dublin (...)

Ten people who were rough sleeping  have died this  month, including six  in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The number of people registered in the State as homeless is at the lowest level in four years, according to new figures. Almost 1,500 people exited (...)

The existing moratorium on evictions and rent increases has been extended for a brief period of time.

Measures to prevent vulnerable households from being pushed into homelessness are required before a ban on evictions and rent increases is lifted, the(...)

New figures published on Thursday shows there were a total of 6,552 adults and 3,355 children in emergency accommodation during a week in March, totalling 9,907. Photograph: iStock

The number of homeless people continued to fall in March, dropping below 10,000, amid warnings against complacency in the aftermath of Covid-19 restri(...)

The Simon Communities  said the latest statistics show 4,400 single adults in emergency accommodation, an overall increase of 7.2% since January 2019. File photograph: The Irish Times

The number of people homeless increased significantly in January just weeks after the figures dropped below 10,000. Statistics published by the Depar(...)

The study is the 15th in the charity’s series on the gap between the HAP and RS limits and market rents and is the first that looks at the impact of ‘discretionary top-ups’ on accessing properties. Photograph: iStock

Less than four per cent of homes for rent are available to people dependent on rent supplement (RS)or the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP), a study pu(...)

There is nowhere for the poorest households to rent in Galway city, Waterford city, Athlone and Sligo, a survey has found. File photograph: Getty Images

There is nowhere for the poorest households to rent in Galway city, Waterford city, Athlone and Sligo, a survey published on Tuesday finds. The lates(...)