Press Releases

Focus Ireland Press Releases provide the very latest information issued to media outlets.
Our most up-to-date releases in relation to homelessness and housing can be viewed below.

10/08/2022

Focus Ireland calls for urgent Govt action to help keep landlords in the market & reduce the rising number of evictions due to sale of rental homes

29/07/2022

Homeless figures edging towards a historic high must ignite urgent Government action as the nation faces a social emergency

Figures published by the Department of Housing today show the number of people who are officially homeless is edging ever closer to the historic record high last seen in October 2019 when 10,514 people were in emergency homeless accommodation. There were 10,492 people in emergency homeless accommodation in June, 167 more than in May and 2,478 more than a year ago.

24/06/2022

Focus Ireland warns homeless figures will continue to rise as latest stats show 10,325 people are without a home

Figures published by the Department of Housing today show the number of people who are officially homeless has risen to 10,325, with a record of 5,054 single people without a home. There were 276 more homeless in May when compared with 10,049 in April and 2,334 more than a year ago, a 29% increase.

27/05/2022

New figures show homeless figures back to pre-pandemic levels as numbers in Emergency Accommodation rise over a significant 10,000 once again

Figures published by the Department of Housing today (27th May) show the number of people who are officially homeless has risen again above 10,000, a level not seen since before the pandemic.

29/04/2022

New Figures Show Record Number of Single People Now Homeless as Total Rises Above 5,000 for First Time

New figures show the number of people homeless has risen again in March to a total of 9825 – a jump of 333 people since February. The figures published by the Department of Housing also report that the number of single people homeless has now risen above 5,000 for the first time.

25/03/2022

Focus Ireland warn homeless figures will continue to rise with landlords leaving in significant numbers as latest stats show 9,492 people are without a home

The number of people who are homeless has risen again as figures published by the Department of Housing show 9,492 people homeless in February. This is a significant increase of 342 from 9,150 homeless in January.

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