Laois Councillor Fears Government Legalisation Will Increase Homelessness

People on rent allowance are at a severe disadvantage when they transfer to the Housing Assistance Payment.

Sinn Fein claims people on rent allowance are at a severe disadvantage when they transfer to the Housing Assistance Payment.

Laois' Caroline Dwane Stanley says some families are paying an extra 496 euro a month because of the new system.

Ms Dwane Stanley fears the government legalisation will lead to an increase in homelessness: 


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