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Midlands Records 6% Drop In Adults In Emergency Accommodation

3 in 5 are men in their 20s and 30s.

There's been a 6% reduction in the number of adults in emergancy accomodation in the midlands in the last month. 

3 in 5 of the 92 homeless in the region are men in their 20s and 30s. 

17 families, including 43 children, also remained without a home in May, unchanged from the previous month. 

30 adults are homeless in Westmeath, 30 in Offaly and 24 in Laois. 

Wayne Stanley from the Simon Community, says there is a fear numbers may increase once covid measures are lifted:

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