55% surge in children registered as homeless

Rates of child homelessness increased by 55% last year, despite government efforts to tackle the housing crisis, it has emerged, writes Evelyn Ring of the Irish Examiner. The children’s charity Barnardos said children were the invisible victims of the housing...

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Daft.ie report: Rising rents pushing people into homelessness

Rents are now rising at the fastest rate on record as social campaigners warn that “spiralling” costs are forcing people into homelessness, writes Conall Ó Fátharta of the Irish Examiner. According to the Daft.ie rental price report for the last...

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Peter McVerry Trust: There are 13 empty houses for every homeless adult

The Government is being urged to make use of the tens of thousands of empty homes around the country to...

Wednesday, 01/02/17 - 6:22am Read More

Homeless figures reach over 7,000

Over 7,000 people are now homeless in Ireland. Figures from the Department of Housing show over 2,500 children are homeless...

Wednesday, 25/01/17 - 10:07pm Read More

‘Good start’ as housing committee says 2,700 people ‘have exited homelessness’

The Housing Committee is meeting today to discuss the progress of the Government’s strategy for the sector. The strategy, called...

Wednesday, 18/01/17 - 6:41am Read More

Green Party calls on Government to ban home repossessions

Government has been urged to ban the repossession of tens of thousands of homes across the country because at-risk families...

Tuesday, 17/01/17 - 3:08pm Read More

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