There were 7,876 FDA homeless households in Belfast at end 2022, up 4.4% from March the same year.
Analysis of Housing Executive figures indicate that they included at least 4,887 children under 18 – an increase of 9.5% on March 2022 figures. Two thirds of them live in West and North Belfast: over 2,100 in West and over 1,100 in North.
Belfast’s overall housing waiting list for end 2022 totalled 12,085 households.
We will update all of these figures with the official end-of-financial-year data once these have been released by the Housing Executive.