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  • The minimum contribution towards Rent Supplement and Mortgage Interest Supplement for couples will be increased by €5 per week, from €35 to €40, thereby further aligning Rent and Mortgage Interest Supplement contributions with the Local Authority rents structure, for new and existing recipients. (January 2014)
  • The minimum contribution for single people, including single people with children, will not change.
  • The Mortgage Interest Supplement scheme will be closed to new entrants and will be wound down for existing recipients over a four year period from January 2014.
Last modified:15/10/2013