Warning over 'second wave' of homelessness in coming months – thejournal.ie

Dublin City Council is looking at long-term options to prevent a return to high homelessness levels of the past. Image: Shutterstock/Robson90 Dublin City Council is looking at long-term options to prevent a return to high homelessness levels of the past. Image: Shutterstock/Robson90

HOMELESSNESS ORGANISATIONS AND charities are warning of a potential ‘second wave’ of homelessness in the months to come if  the necessary measures aren’t put in place by the government and local authorities. 

People in the sector have increasingly started to speak of a ‘second wave’ – not of the virus but of homelessness, as moratoriums on rent and payment breaks on mortgages come to an end. 

Dublin City Council says that work is being put in place to prevent such a scenario. 

“There will be a wave, there’s no doubt about that. But we’re ready for it,” said Dublin City Council’s

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