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The manager of a Tralee support facility for the homeless says the cap on rent supplement needs to be increased.


According to Kerry County Council thirty eight people, including eight children, are in emergency homeless accommodation in the county.

Arlington Lodge provides temporary support facility for those who are homeless, part of Novas Inititiatives, but cannot cater for families.

Manager of the centre Tom Wall says there is demand for accommodation and rents will increase regardless of the level of the rent supplement: