Council appealing for rental hardship cases to come forward

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Tipperary County Council are calling on anyone facing difficulties paying their new rent amounts to contact them.

The local authority have set up a process by which those who cannot manage are refered to MABS, who’ll help them try to reprioritise their spend.

Since the new rent amounts were announced, 55 individuals have contacted MABS directly, while another 40 have contacted the council and have been refered on.

Director of Housing at Tipperary County Council Sinead Carr says just 6 so far have been identified as hardship cases…