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Written Answers - Rent Supplement Scheme

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 765 No. 3

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 296.  Deputy Bernard J. Durkan Information on Bernard Durkan Zoom on Bernard Durkan  asked the Minister for Social Protection Information on Joan Burton Zoom on Joan Burton  the position regarding eligibility for rent allowance in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23907/12]

Minister for Social Protection (Deputy Joan Burton): Information on Joan Burton Zoom on Joan Burton The person concerned was refused rent supplement on the 21st of February 2012. Her rent is far in excess of the prescribed limits. The person concerned recently resubmitted another application but her rent remains over the limit. The client has been notified of her right to appeal the decision.

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