Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme

New legislation was introduced in Ireland In December 2015 – the  Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill . It aimed to help increase the security of private tenants in terms of rent increases etc. (More details here) One of the promised new features was a Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme  – but the details were very bare and […]
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Rent Allowance Increase July 2016

Rent Allowance Increase  : Rent Allowance – (also Known as Rent Supplement) is paid in Ireland to people living in private rented accommodation who cannot provide for the cost of their accommodation from their own resources. There are currently approximately 55,000 tenants getting rent  allowance  – which costs the state over €267 million a year. […]
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