There are concerns some young children will not have known anything other than homelessness

There are stark warnings the younger generation will strongly believe things aren't going to be better for them than their parents' generation.

In today's Sunday Business Post, economist Stephen Kinsella is warning the housing crisis is creating a 'lost generation'.

Experts are warning that a cohort of young children will not have known anything other than homelessness if strong action isn't taken.

Recently released Census figures have shown that 1,846 children and teenagers were homeless on Census night last year, while a Focus Ireland report warned that many homeless children think it’s normal to eat on a bed or standing up.

Group Business Editor at Independent News & Media, Dearbhail McDonald, is incredulous at the situation: