Rent Allowance

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Landlords could be fined for refusing rent allowance tenants

Landlords could be fined for refusing rent allowance tenants

Landlords face fines of up to €15,000 for turning away tenants who claim rent allowance under new laws coming into effect in a matter of weeks. That's according to a report in today's Irish Independent. Homeowners who discriminate against tenants - solely on the basis…
Landlords
Landlords can no longer discriminate against those seeking rent allowance

Landlords can no longer discriminate against those seeking rent allowance

New measures announced by the Government mean landlords will no longer be able to discriminate against tenants because they receive rent supplement, housing assistance payment or social welfare. Announcing the measure, Minister of State Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said: "It is a common practice for advertisements…