The following is a RTÉ programme first shown on Monday April 3 2017.
Ireland is currently suffering through one of the worst housing crisis that the country has ever seen. It seems that the Irish public are either scrambling to find property that they can afford to rent or climbing out of negative equity on property they have already invested in.
Every day, the Irish people are facing soaring rental demands and crippling social housing waiting lists. Most troubling are the statistics that say 7,421 adults and children are in need of emergency accommodation.