The news comes after the Dublin Region Homeless Executive released figures yesterday showing that the number of children within families who are homeless in Dublin exceeded 2,000 for the first time since current records began. There were 2,020 children within 993 families in emergency accommodation in the capital last month. These figures follow on from […]
New figures from Focus Ireland report that 72 families became homeless in Dublin in June as the charity welcomed the Government’s new Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness which aims to increase homeless prevention and deliver 47,000 social homes by 2021. The plan comes after widespread consultation by the Government and Focus Ireland said it […]
Focus Ireland has strongly welcomed the Cabinet’s announcement today that it will increase rent supplement levels and has highlighted that it is an essential emergency response to help prevent more people from losing their home but the charity noted that it will only be able to fully assess the initiative in the context of the […]
Focus Ireland has launched a new campaign to help prevent more families from becoming homeless in the Dublin 15 area. The housing and homelessness charity launched the campaign this week with a series of outdoor ads – kindly sponsored by Bord Gáis Energy– calling on families who are struggling to pay their rent to contact Focus Ireland for help.
New figures issued by Focus Ireland today (Mon May 23rd) report that 74 families became newly homeless in Dublin in April and were referred to its family services. These latest figures mean that 366 families and 731 children have become homeless in the first 4 months of this year alone in the capital. The new figures come following a record total of 125 families became homeless in January, 83 in February, 84 in March and now 74 in April in Dublin.
As the latest Daft.ie Rental Report shows rents continue to soar around the country, Focus Ireland have warned that the housing and homeless crisis will continue to deepen unless the new government takes urgent action to increase rent supplement levels and regulate rents.
In its submission to the Oireachtas Committee on Housing and Homelessness the housing and homeless charity Focus Ireland has set out a range of measures through which the newly formed Government can tackle the spiralling housing and homelessness crisis.
NEW figures issued today by the Dublin Region Homeless Executive report that 102 people were found sleeping rough in Dublin on the night of April 24th and 69 people were in the Homeless Night Café on the night. This means that a minimum number of 171 people were without a bed on that night.
New monthly figures issued by Focus Ireland today report that 84 families became newly homeless in Dublin in March and were referred to its family services.