Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014
Restriction on application of Residential Tenancies Act 2004
36. Except in the case of a dwelling to which section 47 relates, a dwelling in respect of which housing assistance is provided under this Part shall not be construed as a dwelling let by or to a public authority for the purposes of section 3(2)(c) of the Residential Tenancies Act 2004.
Modifications (not altering text):
Application of Part restricted (19.08.2021) by Affordable Housing Act 2021 (25/2021), s. 34(1), S.I. No. 424 of 2021.
Housing assistance payment
34. (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of Part 4 of the Act of 2014 a household shall not be deemed to be qualified for housing assistance in respect of a cost rental dwelling, and for the avoidance of doubt—
(a) a housing authority shall not provide housing assistance in respect of a cost rental dwelling, and
(b) a landlord shall not receive the payment of housing assistance in respect of a cost rental dwelling,
unless at least one member of the household for which housing assistance is sought has been party to a current tenancy agreement in respect of that cost rental dwelling for a continuous period of more than 6 months.