S.I. No. 729 of 2011.
SOCIAL WELFARE (CONSOLIDATED SUPPLEMENTARY WELFARE ALLOWANCE) (AMENDMENT) (NO. 5) (RENT SUPPLEMENT) REGULATIONS 2011
These regulations provide for an increase in the minimum weekly contribution payable for the purposes of the Rent Supplement scheme. The minimum contribution in the case of a single tenant is being increased from �24 to �30 and in the case of a couple a minimum weekly contribution of �35 will be payable. These new minimum contributions will take effect from 1 January 2012.
These regulations also provide for new maximum rent limits effective from 1 January 2012 until 30 June 2013.