Just under 900 people on rent supplement in Shannonside region

Just under 900 people in the Shannonside region were in receipt of rent supplement at the end of last month.

New figures released by the Minister for Social protection reveal that 415 people received the financial aid for renting their own home in Roscommon.

In Longford 280 people are receiving the benefit, while rent supplement is being provided to 191 recipients in Leitrim.


In total, just over 36,000 people were receiving rent supplement at the end of October.