8,830 people are now homeless across the country, including 239 in the South East.
That's the figure for October, and is up from 8,475 in September.
38 children are homeless in the region, according to the stats released by the Department of Housing.
Waterford has 64 people who are without a home followed by 45 in Tipperary.
While Kilkenny has 36, Carlow has 33 and Wexford hs 23 people who are now homeless.
Dublin Simon Community says it's a worrying trend, as this is the fifth month that numbers in emergency accommodation have increased.