Over 8,000 people in homelessness is not good enough.
Although the numbers of adults and children in emergency
accommodation fell over the period of the Covid-19
pandemic, the recent lifting of the moratorium on
evictions, has seen the figures begin to rise again.
This pre budget submission will lay out the
recommendations of the Simon Communities of Ireland.
Although progress has been made, over 8,000 people in
emergency homeless accommodation is not good enough.
The government must ensure that there is sufficient cross
departmental funding in place to meet the ambition in
Housing For All to eradicate homelessness by 2030.