The Dublin Region Homeless Executive is provided by Dublin City Council as the lead local authority in the response to homelessness in Dublin
and adopts a shared service approach across South Dublin County Council, Fingal County Council and Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.


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The publication of research is an important part of our work. We commission a wide range of research into various aspects of homelessness within the context of our Action Plans. Remember, we also have an extensive library which you can visit in person.

Latest Publications

Reported reasons for family homelessness in the Dublin Region: January to June 2017 [Published: 2017]

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Reported reasons for family homelessness in the Dublin Region: July to December 2016 [Published: 2017]

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2016 Q3 Homeless Accommodation Usage [Published: 2016]

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Preliminary Street Medicine Programme [Published: ]

2016 Q3 Quarterly Report [Published: 2016]

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2016 Q4 Quarterly Report [Published: 2016]

Quarter 4, 2016 - Dublin Region Protocol Report

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Homeless Monitor Q3 2016 [Published: 2016]

DRHE Homeless Monitor Q3,2016


  1. Number of households moving to tenancies and exiting homelessness
  2. Number of people accessing emergency accommodation
  3. Families in emergency accommodation
  4. Rough Sleeping - persons in contact with Dublin's Housing First Team
  5. Thematic Review: Protecting tenancies and preventing homelessness.



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Business Plan 2014 [Published: ]

This business plan sets out a range of actions for the Dublin Joint Homeless Consultative Forum (DJHCF) and Statutory Management Group to implement in 2014. The plan sets out the agreed vision, mission and strategic aims, which guide or underpin the work of the Forum and Management Group and the proposed funding requirements to deliver key supports and services to people experiencing homelessness, to prevent the experience of homelessness and services that are required to help households maintain their tenancies. In setting targets for 2014, the Forum and Management Group are also cognisant of and will be required to work within new national structures to deliver the 2016 Target as set down by

Government that is, the elimination of long-term homelessness and the need to sleep rough in Dublin by end 2016.

2016 Q4 Homeless Accommodation Use [Published: 2016]

Over Q4, 2016 4,098 Individuals accessed homeless accommodation. 597 adult individuals moved to housing.

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2016 Homeless Accommodation Use [Published: 2016]

In 2016;


  • 6,314 adult individuals accessed homeless accommodation 
  • 1,833 adult individuals moved to Housing
  • 42% of persons had never used homeless accommodation before
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Homeless Monitor Q4 2016 [Published: 2016]

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2017 Q1 Homeless Accommodation Usage [Published: 2017]

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