They're struggling to keep services in place as things stand.
Homelessness in the midlands needs to be taken seriously by the next government.
Midlands Simon says, despite receiving some state funding, it's struggling to keep core services in place.
It operates 12 emergency beds, and has to raise 25 euro per bed, every night, to maintain that basic service.
CEO of Midlands Simon, Tony O'Riordan, says the pace at which the Department of Housing is tackling this issue is staggering: