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Listen: Focus Ireland Says A Slew Of Measures Are Needed To Resolve The Housing Crisis.

: 07/12/2018 - 17:11

The government needs to give greater protection to tenants, build more housing and clamp down on empty homes in order to tackle the housing crisis.

That's according to Focus Ireland which says it helped a record number of 14,500 people at risk of homelessness in 2017.

The charity's annual report also says that there are 1,312 homeless families in Ireland - a 31 percent increase on the previous year.

Director of Advocacy at Focus Ireland Mike Allen says there isn't just one solution;

18homeless.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

 

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