The number of people of the social housing waiting list in Donegal is up 6.1%.
This bucks the national trend, which has seen social housing waiting lists fall by 2.4% between 2021 and 2022.
In Donegal, there were 908 people on the social housing waiting list last year, up 6.1% when compared to the previous year.
105 of those were under the age of 25 while 267 were aged 50 years and over.
597 people awaiting a social house were unemployed and in receipt of social/ community welfare while 174 were employed.
Of the 908 on the waiting list, 34 comprised of 1 parent families, 558 single adults and 49 were pensioners or retired.
Unsuitable accommodation and household circumstances was the main reason cited for seeking a home from Donegal County Council. 37 people were registered as homeless or residing in emergency accommodation or a hostel.
596 people have been on the social housing waiting list in Donegal for over a year, 57 of them for more than 7 years.
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