S.I. No. 202 of 2009.
SOCIAL WELFARE (CONSOLIDATED SUPPLEMENTARY WELFARE ALLOWANCE) (AMENDMENT) (RENT SUPPLEMENT) REGULATIONS 2009
These regulations provide for an increase in the minimum weekly contribution payable by a recipient of Rent Supplement. The minimum contribution is being increased from €18 to €24.
These regulations also provide for a reduction of the levels of maximum rent until 31 May 2010, as set out in Schedule 1 of the Social Welfare (Consolidated Supplementary Welfare Allowance) Regulations 2007 (
S.I. No. 412 of 2007), in respect of which rent supplement is paid.
These measures come into operation on 1 June 2009.