Thursday, 18 April 2013

Questions (145)

Bernard Durkan

Question:

145. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Social Protection further to Parliamentary Question No. 129 of 28 March 2013, wherein it was indicated that she vacated accommodation provided under the RAS without good cause given the herewith attached documentation to the contrary in the case of a person (details supplied) [18136/13]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

As per previous PQ (15901/13) Rent Supplement is not payable where accommodation provided by a housing authority is vacated without good cause. The person concerned has not provided any further documentation regarding the reasons for leaving her previous accommodation provided by a housing authority, or that she has a current Housing Needs Assessment. The person concerned has submitted an appeal to the Appeals Office and there has been no decision made on the appeal to date.