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#Renting

# renting - Sunday 13 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Why is the government ignoring the risk of radon to tenants?' Renting

'Why is the government ignoring the risk of radon to tenants?'

Radon is the principal source of radiation exposure, making up 56% of the overall dose received in Ireland.

# renting - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Isn’t there something awful about society, that so many people are praying for a house?' Vincent Browne

'Isn’t there something awful about society, that so many people are praying for a house?'

Alone Ireland today launched a campaign called ‘How will you pay the rent when you retire?’

# renting - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie There are four counties where the average rent exceeds €1,000 per month Property Bubble

There are four counties where the average rent exceeds €1,000 per month

The pressure on rent in Dublin appears to be having a ripple effect on nearby counties.

# renting - Monday 12 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Landlord said it was none of his business': Tenants left 'in limbo' after vulture funds buy property Receivers

'Landlord said it was none of his business': Tenants left 'in limbo' after vulture funds buy property

Housing charity Threshold says numerous renters had contacted it over problems with vulture funds and receivers.

# renting - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Just 10 things that are cheaper than renting in Dublin

It’s cheaper to spend 2 weeks in Iceland than to rent in the capital.

# renting - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Landlords would face much steeper fines for breaching rules under proposed laws Vacation Notice

Landlords would face much steeper fines for breaching rules under proposed laws

The bill has received cross-party support

From TheJournal.ie 'Private renters need three months' notice and should know what previous tenants paid' Opinion

'Private renters need three months' notice and should know what previous tenants paid'

The maximum fine that landlords face for breaking the rules on notice periods should rise from €4,000 to €15,000, writes Róisín Shortall.

# renting - Monday 4 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Report shows rents in Dublin are going to keep going up by 5-6% until 2019 Housing

Report shows rents in Dublin are going to keep going up by 5-6% until 2019

The figures are contained in a rental report by property consultants Savills.

# renting - Monday 27 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Illegal evictions, severe overcrowding and landlords withholding deposits - just some of the issues facing renters Threshold

Illegal evictions, severe overcrowding and landlords withholding deposits - just some of the issues facing renters

Housing charity Threshold launched its 2016 annual report today.

# renting - Monday 20 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should there be an NCT-style system for privately rented accommodation? Renting This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be an NCT-style system for privately rented accommodation?

There are calls for the introduction of severe penalties for landlords who place the lives and health of tenants at risk.

# renting - Saturday 11 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Renter told she'd be sharing a room with another female, after she paid deposit the 'landlord' said she'd be sharing with him Housing

Renter told she'd be sharing a room with another female, after she paid deposit the 'landlord' said she'd be sharing with him

Licensee renters have very few of the same rights given to other tenants.

# renting - Friday 10 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't see why not': Jail time could be the penalty for substandard accommodation Renting

'I don't see why not': Jail time could be the penalty for substandard accommodation

“We’re talking about criminals who are abusing people’s human rights,” the Housing Minister said earlier today.

# renting - Saturday 4 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should landlords face fines up to €1 million for breaching health and safety regulations? Renting This post contains a poll

Poll: Should landlords face fines up to €1 million for breaching health and safety regulations?

An RTÉ Investigates documentary found dangerously overcrowded accommodation in sub-standard buildings in Dublin.

# renting - Thursday 2 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 16 people in a single bedroom, 64 people renting a house: Documentary shows state of Ireland's rental 'nightmares' Rté Investigates

16 people in a single bedroom, 64 people renting a house: Documentary shows state of Ireland's rental 'nightmares'

A new investigation shows widespread breaches in terms of health and safety standards across the private rental sector.

# renting - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The reality of house hunting on HAP: 'Please don’t call back if I don’t email you the address' Opinion

The reality of house hunting on HAP: 'Please don’t call back if I don’t email you the address'

A HAP applicant stands no chance against a well paid individual seeking the same property, writes Chris O’Donnell.

# renting - Thursday 26 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Councils to clamp down on Airbnb use due to potential 'negative impact' on rental sector Renting

Councils to clamp down on Airbnb use due to potential 'negative impact' on rental sector

A letter sent to local authorities states owners should not be allowed to rent their properties for more than five nights in a row.

# renting - Friday 13 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mother returned home from work to find rented home boarded up Mulhuddart

Mother returned home from work to find rented home boarded up

The Residential Tenancies Board has been granted an interim injunction ordering the landlord to allow the family to return.

# renting - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals Demand And Supply

People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals

Concerns have been raised about the effect home-sharing is having on the rental market.

# renting - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: What is the state of social house building in Ireland? All The Facts

FactFind: What is the state of social house building in Ireland?

We break down the argument over waiting list figures – and what the government says it will do to clear them (or not).

# renting - Monday 4 September, 2017

21 things you've definitely encountered if you're trying to rent in Dublin right now

Welcome to the Hunger Games. May the odds be ever in your favour.

# renting - Sunday 3 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New Irish company matches lonely older people with students and professionals looking for somewhere to live Homeshare

New Irish company matches lonely older people with students and professionals looking for somewhere to live

The Irish company aims to pair up people with different needs in order to solve their issues.

# renting - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Almost a quarter of renters now pay more than €1,300 a month for accommodation Crowded Market

Almost a quarter of renters now pay more than €1,300 a month for accommodation

The Residential Tenancies Board publishes its annual report for 2016 today.

# renting - Sunday 27 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you Facebook Live

Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you

We’re holding a Facebook Live on Tuesday evening and we want to hear your stories and your questions.

From TheJournal.ie Almost €1000 a month for a room where the bed is next to the oven: Trying to find a place to live in Dublin Journeys Through Daft

Almost €1000 a month for a room where the bed is next to the oven: Trying to find a place to live in Dublin

With rental prices high and supply low, renting in Dublin is truly a seller’s market.

# renting - Thursday 24 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Landlords are evicting tenants and doing up their properties as a 'back door' around rent limits Renting

Landlords are evicting tenants and doing up their properties as a 'back door' around rent limits

Housing charity Threshold launched its pre-Budget submission today.

# renting - Monday 21 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Tenants awarded 'substantial compensation' for discrimination by landlord Housing Assistance

Tenants awarded 'substantial compensation' for discrimination by landlord

They were awarded compensation ranging from €13,300 to €15,000.

# renting - Sunday 20 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Silent bids and avocados: Are house prices really out of the reach of Irish millennials? Generation Rent

Silent bids and avocados: Are house prices really out of the reach of Irish millennials?

New research shows that house prices in Ireland are much less affordable than they were 30 years ago.

# renting - Sunday 16 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Government has 'no plans' to abolish stamp duty for tenants paying over €2,500 a month in rent Stamp Duty

Government has 'no plans' to abolish stamp duty for tenants paying over €2,500 a month in rent

The Social Democrats has criticised the Government over the stamp duty limits.

# renting - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Generation Rent: 'We cannot sit back while people are put into bedsits' Column

Generation Rent: 'We cannot sit back while people are put into bedsits'

Eoghan Murphy’s thoughts on re-introducing bedsits is another blow to those of us who are struggling, writes Adam Tyrell.

# renting - Saturday 1 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Paying over €2,500 a month rent in a house share? Then you should be paying stamp duty Housing

Paying over €2,500 a month rent in a house share? Then you should be paying stamp duty

Stamp duty is the fee payable on the instruments used to transfer property.

# renting - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New Bill seeks to limit Airbnb rentals to six weeks per year Clampdown

New Bill seeks to limit Airbnb rentals to six weeks per year

Senator Kevin Humphrey says short term rental platforms should have to register their properties.

# renting - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Airbnb criticised for its 'adverse effect' on the rental market in Dublin Rental Crisis

Airbnb criticised for its 'adverse effect' on the rental market in Dublin

There are more than 5,300 places available to rent on Airbnb in Dublin city alone.

# renting - Thursday 6 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics Census 2016

One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics

Births, deaths and everything in between: Here’s what you need to know about Census 2016.

# renting - Saturday 1 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland Rent Index

These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland

The top five areas with the most expensive rents are all located in on the southern side of Dublin.

# renting - Thursday 2 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Coveney says he will regulate Airbnb if 'satisfactory arrangement' not reached over renting Rental Crisis

Coveney says he will regulate Airbnb if 'satisfactory arrangement' not reached over renting

The Housing Minister wants to make it very clear that those who want to use AirBnb need to do so responsibly.

# renting - Saturday 25 February, 2017

18 simple dreams of people who rent

We don’t want anything fancy. Just minimal mould.

# renting - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Landlords will have to provide an oven, fridge and microwave under new rules Housing

Landlords will have to provide an oven, fridge and microwave under new rules

Simon Coveney said the regulations “aim to ensure that properties tenants are renting are safe, efficient, durable and comfortable”.

# renting - Friday 20 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Landlords rapped on the knuckles for threatening new charges after rent caps Building And Property

Landlords rapped on the knuckles for threatening new charges after rent caps

The Irish Property Owners Association has been given a dressing down by the competition watchdog.

# renting - Saturday 24 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Cap on Dublin and Cork rent increases in place from today Housing Crisis

Cap on Dublin and Cork rent increases in place from today

The 4% cap will apply for a three-year period.

# renting - Sunday 11 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should first-time buyers be allowed to use renting history in mortgage applications? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should first-time buyers be allowed to use renting history in mortgage applications?

The Department of Finance thinks it’s a good idea.

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