10/02/2015

New Figures Show 359 Families In Emergency Accommodation

More than 350 families in Dublin were in emergency accommodation by the end of January this year, the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive has reported.

The figure compares to 331 in December, the figures show.

The figures also revealed that a total of 780 children were in emergency accommodation last month.

According to a report by RTÉ, Dublin City Council has allegedly "run out" of accommodation for homeless families, with Dublin Bay North TD, Tommy Broughan, criticising Minister of the Environment, Alan Kelly for the steady increase.

(MH/JP)

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