Ministers agree on rent supplement increases
Limits to rise across the country from Friday
The Cabinet has agreed to increase rent limits under the Rent Supplement and Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) schemes. The new limits mean that people who cannot afford the full cost of private rented accommodation will receive greater assistance from the State from this Friday, July 1.
Ministers agreed this morning that maximum rent levels would increase in all areas, with the size of the rise reflecting the pressures on rental properties in each location. Every county...
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