On July 31st Mary supported the passing of the Residential Tenancies Bill, which protects Renters. It includes the following supports:
-Protection for Renters whose income has been reduced due to Covid-19.
-A ban on evictions and rent increases for Renters.
-Provisions of essential state support for Renters.
Anyone who’s income has been negatively impacted by Covid-19 and needs help paying their rent, can apply for Emergency Rent Allowance. Support is also available from Threshold and MABS.