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Housing Assistance Payment

The Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) is part of a range of housing supports that can be accessed through Meath County Council. All newly qualified applicants will be supplied with a pack, illustrating the scheme. In effect the following will happen.

  • Approved Housing Applicant will source their own unit of accommodation subject to available rent limits.
  • The Housing Authority will satisfy itself on the standard of the unit within a timeframe.
  • The Housing Authority will arrange for the Landlord to be paid a monthly rent for the unit.
  • The Tenant will pay a differential rent which is calculated and paid to the Housing Authority.
  • The Housing Applicant will be deemed to have their need satisfied.

More specific details are available below

Contacts

Phone: 046 909 7290

E-mail: hap@meathcoco.ie

HAP Information Leaflet pdf, 912kb

HAP Tenant Information (English) pdf, 486kb

HAP Tenant Information (Irish) pdf, 490kb

HAP Landlord Information (English) pdf, 487kb

HAP Landlord Information (Irish) pdf, 486kb