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.

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.

25/02/2022

Focus Ireland deeply concerned as homelessness rises to 9,150 and crisis deepens as one family has lost their home every day in the last 6 months

New figures published today by the Department of Housing show there were 9,150 people homeless in January 2021 – an increase of 236 compared to 8,914 people homeless in December.

08/02/2022

Focus Ireland calls for more rights for vulnerable tenants at Oireachtas Committee on Housing

Focus Ireland calls for more rights for vulnerable tenants at Oireachtas Committee on Housing.

12/10/2021

Focus Ireland welcomes broad measures to protect people from rising inflation but deeply concerned by lack of action to help people on low & middle income living in the private rental sector.

Focus Ireland today gave a broad welcome to the wide range of measures designed to protect people from the effects of rising inflation and fuel costs.

05/10/2021

Focus Ireland 2020 Annual Report shows the charity helped a record of 1,829 households avoid or leave homelessness

Focus Ireland 2020 Annual Report shows the charity helped a record of 1,829 households avoid or leave homelessness.

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