Tagged with: Rent Supplement


Revised rent supports

An tSaoi 13/06/2010

An Saoi: The Dept. of Social Protection (formerly Dept. of SFA) has finally announced the revised rent supports, effective from now until Secember 2011. It is unfortunate that An tAire Ó Cúiv did not publish the Report on which the revised figures are based. The Report was prepared from, “Information from the Private Residential Property Board …



The Procrustean bed of statistics

Michael Taft 12/11/2009

Michael Taft: In Greek mythology the rogue Procrustes had an iron bed in which guests were invited to rest on. He would then hold them down and, if …

Placing citizenship centre-stage: Michael D's take on the debate and what's missing

22/08/2009

Michael D. Higgins' opinion piece in today's Irish Times is well worth a read, especially in view of recent debates here on social welfare, rent …

Lower Rents Still Higher Than Rent Supplement in Dublin

Nat O'Connor 18/08/2009

Nat O'Connor: Rents drop 17% over 12 months according to DAFT’s latest Rental Report. This headline will be referred to in the next Budget to …

More Cutting Times (Rent Supplement)

Nat O'Connor 29/06/2009

Nat O'Connor: Today’s Irish Times suggests that rent supplement (along with child benefit) is being targeted for cuts by the Special Group on …

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