‘Homeless’ rate in Derry City hits a record high

first_img The number of people presenting themselves as homeless in Derry City stands at 2,200 – the highest rate in 20 years.In total, there are 3,311 people on the waiting list for Social Housing in the City.Sinn Féin Housing spokesperson Councillor Tony Hassan has said the current figures are concerning and show an upward trend which needs to be tackled.Councillor Hasson says significant additional funding is required to address the crisis:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/tony1pmHOMELESS.mp3[/podcast] News Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ ‘Homeless’ rate in Derry City hits a record high Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic By News Highland – July 1, 2013 Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal WhatsApp Previous articleRoaming mobile phone charges capped from todayNext articleNorthwest MEP predicts complete ban on roaming charges next year News Highland Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more