UN Special Rapporteur on Housing Leilani Farha wrote to the Irish Government critising its housing policy in light of record numbers of people living in...
Author: Roughan Mac Namara
Tags: Causes, Challenges, Housing, Policy
The increase in family homelessness in Ireland has led to new forms of emergency responses in an effort to improve conditions for families. In this...
Author: Daniel Hoey
Tags: Family Homelessness, Housing, Solutions, Sustained Exits
Focus Ireland Director of Advocacy, Mike Allen, considers how inflammatory comments on rising homelessness – and the consequent backlash against those comments – causes unnecessary...
Author: Mike Allen
Tags: Communication, Media, Solutions, Stigma
Youth homelessness has increased by 82% over the last four years. The most recent figures show that there were 869 young people aged 18-24 accessing...
Author: Alison Connolly
Tags: Housing First for Youth, Policy, Prevention, Youth homelessness
Temple Street Children’s Hospital recently released figures which highlighted the increased numbers of children being discharged from the hospital to ‘no fixed abode’. In this...
Author: Sarah Sheridan
Tags: Family Homelessness, Health, Impacts
In 2018 some 1,600 people were removed from the official homelessness figures following a reclassification exercise. In this blog post, Research & Policy Analyst Wayne...
Author: Wayne Stanley
Tags: Challenges, Latest Figures, Policy