9,492 people were accessing emergency accommodation in February, according to the Department of Housing.
It's an almost 4% increase from January's total when it stood at 9,150.
🟥 9,492 people were in emergency accommodation in February.
🔴 Up almost 4% on January.
🔴 Increase of more than 100 children to 2,667.
NB: Numbers don't include rough sleepers, women in refuge centres, Direct Provision or Ukrainian refugees in pledged accommodation. https://t.co/hHnC4XxTrh
— Ben Finnegan (@_BenFinnegan) March 25, 2022
There are more than 2,600 children in emergency accommodation according to these figures.
These totals from the Government don't include the numbers of rough sleepers, those in Direct Provision, women in refuge centres or Ukrainian refugees in pledged accommodation.