Just 7% of rental accommodation available to people on the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) is outside Dublin.
The latest Locked Out of the Market survey shows the number of properties available for rent across the country in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic has risen by 80%.
For single people on HAP, just 2% of the country’s available rental homes are within reach.
In three areas, there were no properties available to rent in any category within standard HAP limits. Those areas were Galway City Centre, Limerick City Centre and Portlaoise.
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