Record Number Of Children Growing Up Homeless In Ireland
12,827 people are registered as homeless in the State.
The total includes a record number of children for the second month in a row.
3,904 children are growing up in B&Bs and Hotels according to the figures from the Department of Housing.
The figure for September is an increase of 136 on August's total.
While it is 16% higher than the number of people registered as homeless in September 2022.
The issue is most acute in the capital with 9,391 people in emergency accommodation - including more than 2,966 children.
The figures from the Department of Housing do not include rough sleepers, women in refuge centres, refugees or asylum seekers, or the so-called hidden homeless.