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Entries Tagged as 'Rent Allowance'

Rent Allowance cuts and government attacks on tenants

April 7th, 2009 · 9 Comments · Irish Politics, Recession

Well it’s no surprise that our government are cowards but reading the fine print of the social welfare cuts I can’t believe the measures outlined in reference to rent allowance and the way tenants are being manipulated in an effort to reduce the social welfare spend and again landlords are being let off the hook. […]


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Let’s put Olwyn Enright on Rent Allowance

February 19th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Social Policy

News continues to emerge about rents dropping throughout the state which is not a bad thing for those seeking private rented accomodation following years of high rents and crazy landlords (otherwise knowns as the market!) However Fine Gael’s Social Welfare Spokesperson, Olwyn Enright TD., thinks that rent allowance needs to be reduced now also in […]


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