Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Questions (391)

Stephen Donnelly

Question:

391. Deputy Stephen S. Donnelly asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if he will provide, in tabular form, a breakdown of the number of homeless persons registered in each county as of 1 May 2014. [24422/14]

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Written answers (Question to Environment)

A recent survey of lead housing authorities confirmed that 2,478 unique individuals utilised Section 10-funded emergency accommodation nationally during the week of 7 to 13 April 2014. A regional breakdown of this total is provided in the table below; a county breakdown is not available in my Department. Further details are provided in the recently published Implementation Plan on the State's Response to Homelessness which is available on my Department's website:

http://www.environ.ie/en/DevelopmentHousing/Housing/SpecialNeeds/HomelessPeople/

Unique individuals that utilised Section 10-funded emergency accommodation during the week of 7 to 13 April 2014

Region

No. of unique individuals 

Dublin

1,551

Mid-West

245

South West

225

South East

142

West

137

Mid East

79

Midlands

41

North West

39

North East

19

Total

2,478