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July Sees Record High Levels Of People In Homeless Accommodation

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The number of people who required homeless accommodation reached an all-time monthly high in July.

10,568 people stayed in hotels and B&Bs last month, up from the previous peak in the state was in October 2019.

Extra supports and beds were put in place to ensure that people were taken out of emergency accommodation during the pandemic.

The number of children growing up in hotels and B&Bs has increased by 2% in the past month

It now stands at 3,137, which is the highest since the start of the pandemic.

Rough sleepers, women in refuge centres and those in direct provision are not included in the figures.

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