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.

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.

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.

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