Tipperary Residents Experiencing Increased HAP Related Discrimination – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said that he is deeply concerned at the growing inability of Tipperary residents to access suitable accommodation because they are in receipt of the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP). Deputy McGrath was speaking after his office received a considerable number of communications from worried constituents who feel that they will not […]

Integrating Housing Services: Rent Supplement to Housing Assistance Payment

The Minister for Housing & Planning Jan O’Sullivan TD announced today (27 March 2012) that the Government gave their agreement in principle to proposals for the transfer of responsibility for providing financial assistance to persons on rent supplement from the Department of Social Protection to housing authorities. Housing authorities will provide this service using a […]