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Attention renters: We want to hear your stories
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Attention renters: We want to hear your stories

Updated Sep 27th 2021, 10:30 AM 24,504 Views 0 Comments

The Dáil has been debating potential solutions to the country’s rental crisis.

Dr Rory Hearne: It's simple - the Government favours landlords and investors over renters
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Dr Rory Hearne: It's simple - the Government favours landlords and investors over renters

Sep 25th 2021, 11:45 AM 58,397 Views 0 Comments

The housing expert says the broken rental market in Ireland is down to years of failed political policy.

Daft agrees to develop processes to remove ads that exclude rent allowance tenants
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Daft agrees to develop processes to remove ads that exclude rent allowance tenants

Jul 29th 2021, 4:53 PM 10,213 Views 27 Comments

The company came to an agreement with the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission on foot of a 2016 complaint.

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?
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Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?

Jul 14th 2021, 8:02 AM 38,482 Views 70 Comments

A survey has found on average, tenants are spending 36% of their monthly income on rent.

President Higgins signs rent increase bill into law
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President Higgins signs rent increase bill into law

Updated Jul 9th 2021, 9:50 PM 49,175 Views 48 Comments

All rent increases will now be made in line with the nation’s inflation rate.

Varadkar urges Central Bank to get mortgage lending rules review done 'as soon as possible'
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Varadkar urges Central Bank to get mortgage lending rules review done 'as soon as possible'

Jun 24th 2021, 3:08 PM 17,268 Views 54 Comments

The rules restrict the amount someone can borrow to 3.5 times their income, though there are exemptions.

Landlords can impose rent increases of up to 8% under newly-discovered loophole as Covid-19 rent freeze ends
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Landlords can impose rent increases of up to 8% under newly-discovered loophole as Covid-19 rent freeze ends

Updated May 28th 2021, 2:07 PM 84,655 Views 115 Comments
  • Measures that provided for a rent freeze for those in financial trouble were implemented during the pandemic.
  • In Rent Pressure Zones, the maximum rent increase permitted is 4% per annum.
  • Where a landlord carries out a rent review for the first time in two years in an RPZ, a total increase of 8% increase can apply.
Over 25,000 people sign petition calling for government to scrap tax breaks for cuckoo funds
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Over 25,000 people sign petition calling for government to scrap tax breaks for cuckoo funds

May 18th 2021, 7:15 AM 37,937 Views 44 Comments

Cabinet is set to discuss proposals on housing today.

'Forget the American dream - it's the Dutch dream!': Your housing abroad stories
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'Forget the American dream - it's the Dutch dream!': Your housing abroad stories

May 16th 2021, 12:05 AM 74,728 Views 85 Comments

In a follow-up to our Irish housing stories, here’s what it’s like living in a variety of countries across Europe and beyond.

Eoin Ó Broin: The Government has shut down debate on the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill
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Eoin Ó Broin: The Government has shut down debate on the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill

Mar 24th 2021, 4:11 PM 17,031 Views 49 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD says Government is rushing the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill through this week without due process, letting renters down again.

Cost of renting home in Ireland grew by 2.7% last year despite Covid-19 pandemic
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Cost of renting home in Ireland grew by 2.7% last year despite Covid-19 pandemic

Mar 24th 2021, 10:55 AM 19,583 Views 91 Comments

That’s according to the Residential Tenancies Board’s latest rent index.

Protection for renters in financial difficulty due to Covid-19 extended to 12 July
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Protection for renters in financial difficulty due to Covid-19 extended to 12 July

Mar 9th 2021, 7:31 PM 16,268 Views 24 Comments

The protections in place were due to expire on 12 April.

Hundreds of tenants in rent arrears sent removal notices before Christmas despite Covid-19 eviction ban
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Hundreds of tenants in rent arrears sent removal notices before Christmas despite Covid-19 eviction ban

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 30,743 Views 50 Comments

An eviction ban for those in arrears has been in place across the country since late October,

Every week of lockdown between 700 and 800 houses will not be built, says minister
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Every week of lockdown between 700 and 800 houses will not be built, says minister

Jan 27th 2021, 5:08 PM 24,601 Views 55 Comments

The lockdown will mean housing targets could be off by between 6,500 and 7,000 new homes,

Bill preventing evictions from taking place during Level 5 passes all Oireachtas stages
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Bill preventing evictions from taking place during Level 5 passes all Oireachtas stages

Oct 23rd 2020, 4:32 PM 16,261 Views 22 Comments

The Bill will now be sent to the President for early signature.

Temporary ban on evictions to be implemented during six-week Level 5 restrictions
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Temporary ban on evictions to be implemented during six-week Level 5 restrictions

Oct 19th 2020, 10:55 PM 23,279 Views 31 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced this evening that Ireland will move to Level 5 restrictions for six weeks.

Threshold calls for €20 million rent arrears fund to be included in upcoming Budget
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Threshold calls for €20 million rent arrears fund to be included in upcoming Budget

Sep 24th 2020, 8:20 AM 16,851 Views 62 Comments

The charity is calling for the funding to help tenants facing a rent crisis as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

ESRI says affordability pressures for renters 'likely to worsen'
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ESRI says affordability pressures for renters 'likely to worsen'

Jul 28th 2020, 3:50 PM 14,941 Views 25 Comments

Renters are more likely to work in the sectors worst hit by the pandemic.

There's been a 39% spike in homes for rent in Dublin compared to last May
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There's been a 39% spike in homes for rent in Dublin compared to last May

Jun 9th 2020, 6:05 AM 19,016 Views 22 Comments

The 39% spike is the highest one-month total for rental listings in the capital since August 2015.

Rents fell by average of 2.1% in April compared to previous month, new Daft report shows
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Rents fell by average of 2.1% in April compared to previous month, new Daft report shows

May 12th 2020, 6:05 AM 11,590 Views 29 Comments

Daft.ie says this drop reflects the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Daft.ie is helping provide free accommodation for doctors and nurses battling the Covid-19 pandemic
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Daft.ie is helping provide free accommodation for doctors and nurses battling the Covid-19 pandemic

Apr 1st 2020, 10:47 PM 33,491 Views 15 Comments

It’s expected that a feature allowing doctors and nurses to self-isolate outside of hospitals will be live by next week.

Rent freeze and temporary ban on evictions to be introduced during Covid-19 crisis
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Rent freeze and temporary ban on evictions to be introduced during Covid-19 crisis

Updated Mar 19th 2020, 5:46 PM 106,796 Views 88 Comments

The emergency measures for renters were agreed at a Cabinet meeting today.

'Robust' supports for renters due to be announced, but access to HAP likely to be ruled out
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'Robust' supports for renters due to be announced, but access to HAP likely to be ruled out

Mar 19th 2020, 6:05 AM 36,181 Views 71 Comments

Government has said landlords will have to show flexibility to their tenants.

Landlords should show 'forbearance' during Covid-19 outbreak, says housing minister
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Landlords should show 'forbearance' during Covid-19 outbreak, says housing minister

Mar 13th 2020, 9:56 PM 80,737 Views 196 Comments

Eoghan Murphy also said that he would provide support to homeless services during the crisis.

'They are not living extravagant lives': 1 in 3 renters in debt struggling to meet repayments, think-tank says
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'They are not living extravagant lives': 1 in 3 renters in debt struggling to meet repayments, think-tank says

Mar 4th 2020, 6:20 AM 25,300 Views 42 Comments

Tasc has said its report challenged the idea that people get into debt because of a “personal failing”.

The Candidate: Rent freeze not off the table, rent hike reforms and a fiver for pensioners - Micheál's manifesto promises
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The Candidate: Rent freeze not off the table, rent hike reforms and a fiver for pensioners - Micheál's manifesto promises

Jan 24th 2020, 12:05 AM 17,517 Views 81 Comments

Micheál Martin told The Candidate Podcast that he will reduce the rate rents rise in rent pressure zones.

Just 5.5% of rental housing is within standard HAP limits, according to new report
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Just 5.5% of rental housing is within standard HAP limits, according to new report

Jan 13th 2020, 9:18 AM 18,805 Views 42 Comments

There is a notable shortage of one-bedroom housing for single people and couples, the Simon Communities said.

Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view
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Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view

Dec 6th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,679 Views 43 Comments

One of the options outlined in the consultation open from today is to encourage a wider use of green leases.

Dublin City Council is spending €16,250 a month to rent an empty building
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Dublin City Council is spending €16,250 a month to rent an empty building

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:05 PM 40,602 Views 27 Comments

There was opposition to using the building for homeless accommodation.

People living near Dart or Luas stops are paying over €4,000 a year more than average Dublin rent
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People living near Dart or Luas stops are paying over €4,000 a year more than average Dublin rent

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 12,724 Views 12 Comments

That’s according to new research from Daft.ie.

O'Devaney Gardens: Fresh plans in doubt as Minister raises concerns over funding and legal issues
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O'Devaney Gardens: Fresh plans in doubt as Minister raises concerns over funding and legal issues

Updated Nov 18th 2019, 11:00 AM 15,204 Views 33 Comments

Bartra has been contracted to build 768 houses and apartments on the site.

'Young people are being failed': Calls for rent freeze as average monthly rent reaches over €1,400
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'Young people are being failed': Calls for rent freeze as average monthly rent reaches over €1,400

Nov 12th 2019, 3:14 PM 18,811 Views 53 Comments

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil hit out at Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil.

A new record high: The average monthly rent in Ireland is now over €1,400
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A new record high: The average monthly rent in Ireland is now over €1,400

Nov 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 79,108 Views 110 Comments

Areas like Munster have seen large increases in rent prices this year compared to 2018.

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 16,558 Views 61 Comments

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

Murphy says €310k price tag for O'Devaney Garden homes is 'affordable'
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Murphy says €310k price tag for O'Devaney Garden homes is 'affordable'

Sep 18th 2019, 4:19 PM 37,022 Views 121 Comments

The minister also said €1,200 rent is an affordable amount for a couple to pay.

Figures suggest two-in-five renters in 'pressure zones' still being hit with rent increases above 4%
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Figures suggest two-in-five renters in 'pressure zones' still being hit with rent increases above 4%

Jul 11th 2019, 11:34 AM 10,308 Views 33 Comments

Under RPZ legislation, annual rent rises are capped at 4% in certain areas.

Bill to regulate rent pressure zone properties passes through Seanad
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Bill to regulate rent pressure zone properties passes through Seanad

May 21st 2019, 9:34 PM 18,736 Views 46 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Bill will now go to President Michael D Higgins to be signed into law.

Explainer: What are cuckoo funds and why are people complaining about them?
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Explainer: What are cuckoo funds and why are people complaining about them?

May 19th 2019, 8:15 AM 34,932 Views 38 Comments

Between 2012 and 2018, block purchasers bought 9,291 units in Dublin.

Here's why tenants can take discrimination cases against landlords at the Workplace Relations Commission
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Here's why tenants can take discrimination cases against landlords at the Workplace Relations Commission

Apr 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 34,949 Views 40 Comments

The WRC provides advice on workplace issues to employers and to employees.

Sky News anchor apologises after being criticised for hitting out at renters during live interview
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Sky News anchor apologises after being criticised for hitting out at renters during live interview

Apr 16th 2019, 10:55 AM 62,612 Views 54 Comments

The interviewee described Jane Secker’s line of questions as “a bit patronising, really”.

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