(The standards are prescribed in regulations made under Section 18 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions Act) 1992.) The housing authority is the local authority (i.e.the County or City Council) in the area which you live.The Unit will contact you if they need any further information.
If you are satisfied that you have all the necessary documents ready you can forward your application to the relevant Rent Unit.
The processing of your application may be delayed if you do not supply all the information requested in the pack.
Please do not ignore the situation and contact the Community Welfare Service that is dealing with your rent supplement claim as soon as possible.
If you are living in the Dublin area or Cork City you can avail of the Tenancy Protection Service which is being operated by Threshold.
Other household members with their own income are also liable to contribute towards the rent.