If you are in receipt of rent supplement and worried about losing your home, the Department may be able to provide support to help you.
The Department reviews each case on an individual basis, and provides payment above the prescribed rent limits where appropriate.
At this time, over 11,000 households have been assisted to stay in their homes through increased rent payments.
Please do not ignore the situation and contact the Community Welfare Service that is dealing with your rent supplement claim as soon as possible.
If you are living in Dublin/Cork/Galway or the commuter areas of Kildare/Meath/Wicklow, you can avail of the Tenancy Protection Service operated by Threshold.
This service will provide you with useful advice on maintaining your tenancy and is available from Monday to Friday 9am-9pm by calling FREEPHONE 1800 454 454.