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HAP discretion rate changes for the first time in 6 years, increasing to 35%
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HAP discretion rate changes for the first time in 6 years, increasing to 35%

Jun 3rd 2022, 1:43 PM 22,051 Views 32 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien says he will be expanding the couple’s rate to single people.

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

May 26th 2022, 9:15 AM 30,691 Views 67 Comments

A new study has found that more than half of renting households receive State support.

More than half of renting households receive support for housing costs
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More than half of renting households receive support for housing costs

May 26th 2022, 8:10 AM 14,215 Views 30 Comments

The new report by the Economic and Social Research Institute looks at housing supports for low-income renters.

Varadkar: 'Far too many people have to spend too much of their income on rent'
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Varadkar: 'Far too many people have to spend too much of their income on rent'

May 12th 2022, 1:37 PM 24,143 Views 44 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty says rents are out of control.

Tax measures may need review to keep landlords from exiting the rental market, says minister
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Tax measures may need review to keep landlords from exiting the rental market, says minister

May 5th 2022, 5:15 PM 29,922 Views 57 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien indicated that tax breaks may be needed to keep ‘mom-and-pop landlords’ from selling up.

More regulation of short-term lets on the way as charity says renters left with 'no options'
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More regulation of short-term lets on the way as charity says renters left with 'no options'

May 2nd 2022, 10:24 AM 25,245 Views 42 Comments

The Housing Minister at the weekend said the government is planning to take action in the coming weeks.

Tenants 'often' unable to make discrimination complaint about landlords, report finds
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Tenants 'often' unable to make discrimination complaint about landlords, report finds

Apr 28th 2022, 9:43 AM 9,274 Views 19 Comments

The findings come as the Government reviews Ireland’s equality laws.

First purpose-built cost-rental homes costing €1,200 per month open in Stepaside
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First purpose-built cost-rental homes costing €1,200 per month open in Stepaside

Apr 13th 2022, 5:56 PM 49,177 Views 54 Comments

18,000 cost-rental homes will be provided between now and 2030, said the housing minister.

Taoiseach told renters can't afford a pension when they're paying €2,000 in rent
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Taoiseach told renters can't afford a pension when they're paying €2,000 in rent

Mar 30th 2022, 1:09 PM 24,327 Views 41 Comments

Opposition parties raised concerns about reports that the new pension scheme is needed to pay for ‘generation rent’ who will never own a home.

90 per cent of rental properties unavailable to HAP recipients
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90 per cent of rental properties unavailable to HAP recipients

Jan 30th 2022, 4:02 PM 30,222 Views 45 Comments

Just five properties were available within standard HAP limits for a couple or one parent and one child.

New bill will cap rent increases at 2% in Rent Pressure Zones and bring in unlimited-term tenancies
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New bill will cap rent increases at 2% in Rent Pressure Zones and bring in unlimited-term tenancies

Nov 16th 2021, 3:25 PM 18,845 Views 30 Comments

The new legislation also proposes to provide enhanced tenancy protection by making a ‘Part 4’ tenancy one of unlimited duration.

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

Nov 10th 2021, 8:01 AM 27,711 Views 81 Comments

A new Daft.ie report shows rental homes available in Ireland have hit an ‘all-time low’.

Housing minister set to bring rent cap legislation to Cabinet
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Housing minister set to bring rent cap legislation to Cabinet

Nov 2nd 2021, 3:33 PM 10,571 Views 16 Comments

Darragh O’Brien said that the proposed legislation will be brought to a meeting of the Cabinet on Thursday.

'The system is weak': Just 29 sanctions for landlords in past year despite hundreds of investigations
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'The system is weak': Just 29 sanctions for landlords in past year despite hundreds of investigations

Nov 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 20,726 Views 43 Comments
  • The majority of RTB investigations relate to alleged breaches of rent pressure zone rules, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Social Democrats TD Cian O'Callaghan said the sanction figures indicate the enforcement system is not working.
'It seems they've lost their humanity': Renters hit out at landlords requesting pet rent
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'It seems they've lost their humanity': Renters hit out at landlords requesting pet rent

Oct 30th 2021, 8:00 AM 59,814 Views 139 Comments

Pet rent of €75 has been requested at a Dublin property development and one woman has been told pay a €500 deposit.

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 24,566 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 59,570 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 10,418 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 38,556 Views 71 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 49,386 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 17,646 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 87,626 Views 116 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 38,035 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 75,201 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 17,061 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 19,767 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 16,311 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 30,865 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 24,906 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 16,274 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 23,289 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 16,862 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 14,952 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 19,046 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 11,595 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 33,590 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 106,878 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 36,198 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 80,759 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 25,332 Views 42 Comments

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

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