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How the private rental sector created a homelessness crisis in Ireland and England

By Padraic Kenna, Professor of Law - Housing and Property, University of Galway
Mark Jordan, Lecturer in Housing Law, University of Southampton
There is a homelessness crisis in Ireland. More than 11,000 adults and nearly 3,500 children were living in emergency homeless accommodation at the end of 2022 – a 300% increase since 2014. And these figures do not even capture the full extent of hidden homelessness because thousands of people in Ireland are living in unaffordable, unsafe, insecure housing.

In recent years Ireland’s private…The Conversation

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