Unemployed people will have their rent taken out of their social welfare payments for the first time in an overhaul of the €344 million rent support scheme.
But they will also be able to hold onto their rent supports for longer once they get a job, as the government tries to eliminate one of the biggest social welfare traps.
The Sunday Business Post has been given details of the new Housing Assistance Payment ahead of...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Get a Business Account for you and your team