Roscommon-Galway TD wants supplement payment for private renters

A newly elected Roscommon-Galway TD wants to see an enhanced supplement payment for private renters.

Although Deputy Claire Kerrane welcomes the mortgage holiday for landlords and the increase in the special payment to three hundred and fifty euro, she believes it’s “nowhere near enough” for private renters and in particular people with children.

She made the comments after the latest press briefing from the government in relation to Covid-19 restrictions.

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According to Deputy Kerrane, people are under huge pressure and although some landlords are very good and allowing leniency, there are some that aren’t.

Speaking to Shannonside Northern Sound Deputy Kerrane says it concerns her: