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Opinion: Renters should not be left with a debt burden after Covid-19, writes Eoin Ó Broin
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Opinion: Renters should not be left with a debt burden after Covid-19, writes Eoin Ó Broin

Mar 27th 2020, 6:58 AM 26,777 Views 81 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD says where renters can’t pay, landlords must be guaranteed a mortgage moratorium.

UCD students stage tent protest against 'spiralling' cost of campus accommodation
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UCD students stage tent protest against 'spiralling' cost of campus accommodation

Feb 27th 2020, 1:36 PM 17,519 Views 21 Comments

Students are organising a large demonstration for next week.

Over 60% of Irish people back rent freeze bill, new survey finds
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Over 60% of Irish people back rent freeze bill, new survey finds

Dec 22nd 2019, 7:00 AM 9,621 Views 44 Comments

The Bill passed in its first stage in the Dáíl earlier this month.

We have an NCT for cars, so should landlords need one for their rentals?
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We have an NCT for cars, so should landlords need one for their rentals?

Sep 19th 2019, 4:12 PM 16,540 Views 61 Comments

Housing charity Threshold says there’s an “unacceptable” number of properties checked.

Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws
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Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws

Aug 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 18,241 Views 35 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin says Minister Shane Ross does not hold responsibility for regulating Airbnb.

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

Mar 13th 2019, 10:40 AM 35,815 Views 83 Comments

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

The national average rent is €1,122 per month - it's an extra €500 if you want to live in the capital
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The national average rent is €1,122 per month - it's an extra €500 if you want to live in the capital

Dec 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 28,468 Views 56 Comments

The average rent in Dublin is now €1,620 per month.

Thousands march through Dublin city centre to protest housing crisis
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Thousands march through Dublin city centre to protest housing crisis

Dec 1st 2018, 3:28 PM 27,859 Views 171 Comments

Today’s protest coincides with the anniversary of Jonathan Corrie’s death near the Dáil four years ago.

'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent
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'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent

Nov 22nd 2018, 4:26 PM 12,760 Views 37 Comments

The Housing Committee was told today that students are sleeping in cars due to high rent costs.

'It's clearly not working': TDs hit out at Rent Pressure Zone laws as prices continue to soar
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'It's clearly not working': TDs hit out at Rent Pressure Zone laws as prices continue to soar

Nov 12th 2018, 2:09 PM 19,544 Views 81 Comments

The latest Daft.ie quarterly report found that the average monthly rent nationwide is €1,334.

AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan
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AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan

Aug 19th 2018, 4:00 PM 23,564 Views 53 Comments

With Dublin rent now averaging €500 above the boomtime figure, pressure is mounting on Minister Eoghan Murphy to act.

Ireland’s mooted Airbnb ‘licensing’ scheme would only be rolled out in Dublin
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Ireland’s mooted Airbnb ‘licensing’ scheme would only be rolled out in Dublin

Apr 15th 2018, 6:15 AM 29,720 Views 34 Comments

If the government goes down the route of a licensing scheme, it would not mean a roll out of blanket rules across the country.

FactFind: Is it cheaper to have a mortgage than rent in Ireland?
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FactFind: Is it cheaper to have a mortgage than rent in Ireland?

Feb 15th 2018, 12:05 AM 51,231 Views 65 Comments

We’ve all heard it in the pub, but is it actually true?

Poll: Have you been affected by the rental crisis?
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Poll: Have you been affected by the rental crisis?

Feb 13th 2018, 10:00 AM 24,232 Views 112 Comments

A new report by Daft.ie shows that rent in Dublin is now €380 per month higher than at the peak of the Celtic Tiger years.

Flat search: Not one property available to rent for a person on rent supplement
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Flat search: Not one property available to rent for a person on rent supplement

Dec 11th 2017, 11:36 AM 20,988 Views 94 Comments

A Simon Communities study has found that the number of rental properties on the market has dropped significantly.

The average cost of rent in Ireland has never, ever, ever been higher
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The average cost of rent in Ireland has never, ever, ever been higher

Nov 14th 2017, 12:01 AM 42,349 Views 80 Comments

Overall, rents are now 16% higher than their 2008 peak.

We need fines of €1 million for 'unscrupulous' landlords, says senior Dublin City Council official
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We need fines of €1 million for 'unscrupulous' landlords, says senior Dublin City Council official

Nov 3rd 2017, 4:26 PM 14,142 Views 97 Comments

An RTÉ investigation last night showed widespread breaches in terms of health and safety standards across the private rental sector.

'Nothing but sharks and vultures' - Calls for enforcement after RTÉ documentary on dodgy landlords
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'Nothing but sharks and vultures' - Calls for enforcement after RTÉ documentary on dodgy landlords

Nov 3rd 2017, 9:07 AM 27,832 Views 96 Comments

The Prime Time Investigates programme highlighted how some landlords were charging over 20 people hundreds of euro a month.

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

Jun 21st 2017, 6:30 PM 20,866 Views 91 Comments

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

Should compulsory purchase orders be used for vacant properties?
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Should compulsory purchase orders be used for vacant properties?

May 9th 2017, 12:24 PM 11,098 Views 43 Comments

Fianna Fail thinks they should.

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

Mar 2nd 2017, 6:00 AM 9,653 Views 19 Comments

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

Working group to review if AirBnb should face regulations
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Working group to review if AirBnb should face regulations

Jan 22nd 2017, 7:40 AM 12,813 Views 25 Comments

Housing Minister Simon Coveney vowed to tackle the issue of landlords renting out their properties through AirBnb.

How to fix Ireland's rent crisis? We put your questions to Minister Simon Coveney live
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How to fix Ireland's rent crisis? We put your questions to Minister Simon Coveney live

Jan 11th 2017, 5:59 PM 13,804 Views 64 Comments

There was a large volume of questions sent in by readers covering a wide range of issues.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have reached a deal on rents
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Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have reached a deal on rents

Dec 15th 2016, 4:59 PM 13,740 Views 93 Comments

Without Fianna Fáil, the government would not be in a position to pass the legislation.

'New politics my arse' - Gerry Adams is not happy with the rent strategy row
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'New politics my arse' - Gerry Adams is not happy with the rent strategy row

Dec 15th 2016, 12:45 PM 21,290 Views 155 Comments

Talks broke up without agreement late last night.

New proposals to prevent landlords using loopholes to evict tenants
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New proposals to prevent landlords using loopholes to evict tenants

Dec 15th 2016, 8:00 AM 11,136 Views 107 Comments

The AAA-PBP will bring the motion to the Dáil today.

Poll: Do you think the Government's new "rent pressure zones" proposal will be effective?
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Poll: Do you think the Government's new "rent pressure zones" proposal will be effective?

Dec 14th 2016, 9:51 AM 12,909 Views 107 Comments

The Government has unveiled a new strategy in an attempt to combat the ongoing rental crisis.

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

Dec 14th 2016, 6:45 AM 200 Views 93 Comments

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

'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork
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'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork

Dec 13th 2016, 1:58 PM 31,886 Views 108 Comments

The government has launched its plan to tackle rising rents.

Scammers using Whatsapp and Daft to extort money from desperate renters
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Scammers using Whatsapp and Daft to extort money from desperate renters

Nov 20th 2016, 5:43 PM 20,107 Views 12 Comments

The property letting website has asked the messaging app for assistance to shut down the scam.

It's a nightmare to find students digs, so the government is hiring someone to help
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It's a nightmare to find students digs, so the government is hiring someone to help

Aug 2nd 2016, 4:55 PM 14,725 Views 25 Comments

An allocation of €49,000 has been given for a new student accommodation officer.

What on earth is the solution to the rental crisis?
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What on earth is the solution to the rental crisis?

May 10th 2016, 11:54 AM 25,128 Views 156 Comments

Irish rents have broken the €1,000 monthly average for the first time since pre-crash 2008. Where will it all end?

These two men have been talking up the new plan on rents and housing supply
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These two men have been talking up the new plan on rents and housing supply

Nov 6th 2015, 1:51 PM 16,390 Views 91 Comments

Full details of the plan agreed between the Finance and Environment ministers will be unveiled next Tuesday.

The first modular homes are being fast-tracked to be in place by Christmas
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The first modular homes are being fast-tracked to be in place by Christmas

Oct 21st 2015, 1:21 PM 24,880 Views 110 Comments

But where will they be put?