259 people were homeless in the South East in December, including 45 children.
New Figures from The Department of Housing say the national figure has dropped 2 percent on the previous month to 8,914.
Of those, 2,451 were children, which also represents a nearly 4 percent decrease on November's figures.
In the South East, Waterford remains the county with the highest number of homeless people with 60.
It's followed by 56 in Tipperary, 39 in Kilkenny, 30 in Wexford, and 29 in Carlow.
The Department of Housing statistics also reveals 1,077 families required homeless accommodation last month, a drop of 31 compared to November.
The figures don't include rough sleepers, women in refuge centres and those in direct provision.