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From TheJournal.ie Students warned to watch for rental scams ahead of house-hunting season Generation Rent

Students warned to watch for rental scams ahead of house-hunting season

The USI says people are ‘taking advantage of the housing crisis and accommodation shortage’.

From TheJournal.ie The average cost of renting a property in Dublin is now over €2,000 Highest Ever

The average cost of renting a property in Dublin is now over €2,000

There are 2,700 homes available to rent nationwide – the lowest recorded number – according to the latest report from Daft.ie.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin now in top 5 most expensive places to rent in Europe, research finds Up And Up And Up

Dublin now in top 5 most expensive places to rent in Europe, research finds

Only London, Moscow, Zurich and Geneva have higher rents in Europe, according to ECA International.

From TheJournal.ie 'Even the bouncy castle industry in Ireland has representation: Generation Rent needs a voice' Opinion

'Even the bouncy castle industry in Ireland has representation: Generation Rent needs a voice'

One in five households rent nationally – and that could well remain the situation.

From TheJournal.ie Family of 3 sharing room after landlord tried to increase rent by €500: Ireland's housing horror stories Threshold

Family of 3 sharing room after landlord tried to increase rent by €500: Ireland's housing horror stories

In five recent cases handled by Threshold, families faced eviction from their homes for a variety of reasons.

From TheJournal.ie 'The private rented sector is broken': Survey says 96% of people found it difficult to find rental home Threshold

'The private rented sector is broken': Survey says 96% of people found it difficult to find rental home

Less than a third of people surveyed by housing charity Threshold were renting by choice.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm 27. I'm living at home. Going through the same hall door since I was in a school uniform' Fair Rent Model

'I'm 27. I'm living at home. Going through the same hall door since I was in a school uniform'

But a new plan for Inchicore means that ordinary young people like me can dream about renting at a price I can afford, writes Nicola Quinn.

From TheJournal.ie 'There are two choices: stay in Dublin and pay the price or leave Dublin and pay the price' Opinion

'There are two choices: stay in Dublin and pay the price or leave Dublin and pay the price'

The neverending race to secure affordable accommodation continues its painful existence in Dublin, writes Colm Boohig.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's infuriating': Tenants frustrated as minister hails 'slowdown' in rent rises Generation Rent

'It's infuriating': Tenants frustrated as minister hails 'slowdown' in rent rises

Minister Eoghan Murphy described a slowdown in rent growth in Dublin as “positive”, but renters are still feeling the effect of rent increases.

From TheJournal.ie 'What used to be low-rent areas will stay high now': How Airbnb is 'worsening crisis' in some Dublin areas Rent

'What used to be low-rent areas will stay high now': How Airbnb is 'worsening crisis' in some Dublin areas

While certainly not the cause of the housing crisis, campaigners say legislation is needed to prevent it exacerbating the problem further.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Landlords express 'absolute outrage' at new rent control plans Shellshocked

Landlords express 'absolute outrage' at new rent control plans

At a meeting last night, landlords urged the government to address issues of supply.

From TheJournal.ie 'Letting agencies said that a landlord will never choose me in the rental lottery because I have kids' Rental Bias

'Letting agencies said that a landlord will never choose me in the rental lottery because I have kids'

Irish landlords are using the rental crisis to discriminate against families with children.

From TheJournal.ie Eoin Ó Broin TD: 'Minister Coveney failed struggling renters yesterday' Rental Crisis

Eoin Ó Broin TD: 'Minister Coveney failed struggling renters yesterday'

Simon Coveney has given landlords increased level of returns while failing to provide tenants with certainty or security, writes Eoin Ó Broin.