This just in.
The Department of Housing has published its official homeless figures for June 2017 – more than two weeks late.
The figures show 7,941 people registered as homeless in June 2017, 5,046 adults and 2,895 children.
The overall figure represents an increase of 241 people who have registered as being homeless since May 2017 when there were 7,699 people in total registered as homeless – 4,922 adults and 2,777 children.
The Department of Housing’s report can be read in full here