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national | irish social forum | other press Sunday September 20, 2009 11:08 by Greg T - None (Independent left)
Highlighting recent changes to the rent supplement scheme as well as other disturbing developments.
As if June's cut wasn't enough, ( see: http://www.indymedia.ie/article/94053 ) waiting period of up to several months for rent allowance assessment to be completed are going to result from recent changes to the rent supplement scheme . This development may make things next to impossible for any newly unemployed without significant savings, in the meantime more and more people are undoubtedly going to become homeless.