Housing homeless people in B&B's in Louth cost €1,884,545 in 2018
The cost to house homeless people in B&B's in Louth in 2018 was €1,884,545, according to information released by the Department of Housing.
According to the North-East Region Local Authority Homelessness Financial Report for the year ending 2018, that covers the counties Louth, Monaghan and Cavan, the initial 2018 expenditure estimate was €1,800,000 for Louth.
The total annual expenditure that was recorded at the end of the year was €1,884,545.
In Monaghan, the estimated cost for 2018 was €25,000 but by the end of the year the actual expenditure was just €941.
In Cavan, the estimated cost was €40,000 and by the end of the year the actual expenditure was €10,241.
The total expenditure for emergency accommodation in the North East region in 2018 was €3,302,066. This breaks down as follows:
|Drogheda Homeless Aid||€233,909|
|Drogheda Women's Refuge||€68,364|
|Peter McVerry Trust||€74,144|
|Dundalk Simon (Temporary Emergency Accommodation)||€12,150|
|Dundalk Simon (Castleblayney Trust)||€37,800|
|Dundalk Simon (Temporary Emergency Accommodation)||€22,362|