Just 8% Of Homeless Families Supported By A Charity Last Year Got Social Housing

Respond's annual report shows it provided emergency accommodation to 110 families in 2018

But only 9 of them secured social housing from either a local authority or approved housing body.

Here in Cork, 435 adults are living in emergency accommodation, an increase of 111% since the establishment of Rebuilding Ireland in July 2016. 

Niamh Randall from Respond says having a permanent place to stay is crucial:

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