Tenancy Protection Service

The Tenancy Protection Service (TPS) provides advice and support to individuals, couples and families living in private rented accommodation experiencing tenancy problems and where your tenancy is at risk.

The TPS seeks to protect existing tenancies, keeping you in your home and preventing you from having to access  homeless services.

The TPS can apply for an enhanced rent supplement payment above existing rent caps where you in receipt of rent supplement and are at risk of homelessness due to a rent increase. This currently applies to the following areas: Dublin, Kildare, Meath, Wicklow, Cork City and its environs, Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. If you live outside of these areas the TPS can assist you in making an application to your Department of Social Protection Representative.

From 1st January 2017 the Tenancy Protection Service (TPS) helpline 1800 454 454 has been rolled out nationally. To access the service contact your nearest advice centre:

Dublin and Leinster:  9.00am-9.00pm Monday to Friday or email

Courk and Munster:  9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Galway, Connacht and Ulster:  9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday


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