• No property available to rent in Galway city or Athlone for people on rent supplement / HAP

    Not one single property in Galway City or Athlone is affordable to those in receipt of rent supplement or housing assistance payments.

    That’s according to new figures compiled by the Simon Community from figures supplied by property website

    The report looks at11 areas across the country, including Sligo town, Galway city and Athlone, and found there were no properties available within HAP limits in four of the 11 locations, with two other areas having just one available property.