There were month-on-month decreases across all demographic and accommodation categories represented in the Department of Housing’s reports.
This must be seen as a “line in the sand” for the government. “They must see this cannot continue,” says Focus Ireland in week where homeless families were directed to Garda stations for shelter.
“The opportunity to realise a fair, inclusive and sustained recovery for the people it assists is being eroded by the absence of a new government.”
Focus Ireland calls for five election demands to be delivered by the new Government to help end the current housing and homeless crisis.
Given the scale & implications of the housing & homelessness crisis, it's disappointing the issue hasn't featured far more prominently in election debates: Fr McVerry.