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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 16,137 Views 21 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 23,151 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 16,802 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 14,915 Views 24 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 18,877 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 11,582 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 33,284 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 106,411 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 36,101 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 80,680 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 25,262 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 17,485 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 17,665 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 14,506 Views 42 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 40,544 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 12,455 Views 11 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 15,159 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 18,792 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 77,511 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 16,506 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 36,925 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 10,229 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 18,717 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 28,838 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 34,344 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 62,575 Views 53 Comments

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

New State lender to give cash to small developers to build homes for first-time buyers
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New State lender to give cash to small developers to build homes for first-time buyers

Jan 28th 2019, 1:33 PM 19,499 Views 54 Comments

The new state lender aims to deliver 7,500 homes within five years.

A survey of Ireland's rental sector is set to get underway
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A survey of Ireland's rental sector is set to get underway

Jan 24th 2019, 6:01 AM 12,460 Views 18 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Board has issued a tender for the survey to be carried out.

Dublin's Roomigo is on a mission to ease the headache of finding decent housemates
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Dublin's Roomigo is on a mission to ease the headache of finding decent housemates

Jan 6th 2019, 7:00 PM 17,399 Views 7 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the ‘prop-tech’ company.

Landlords to be sanctioned up to €30,000 if they breach rent caps under new laws
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Landlords to be sanctioned up to €30,000 if they breach rent caps under new laws

Dec 11th 2018, 12:01 AM 27,911 Views 72 Comments

The new rules will mean notice periods given to tenants by landlords will be extended.

State spent over €1m renting Brussels embassy last year, as PAC questions value-for-money
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State spent over €1m renting Brussels embassy last year, as PAC questions value-for-money

Dec 5th 2018, 9:10 PM 10,695 Views 23 Comments

Committee concerned about State renting buildings long-term rather than buying.

New laws to punish landlords who raise rents above legal limit to be brought to Cabinet
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New laws to punish landlords who raise rents above legal limit to be brought to Cabinet

Dec 5th 2018, 1:18 PM 20,878 Views 102 Comments

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy confirmed that the Bill will be brought to Cabinet next Tuesday.

Degree to which landlords can be sanctioned last sticking point to new renter protection law
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Degree to which landlords can be sanctioned last sticking point to new renter protection law

Nov 18th 2018, 8:10 AM 21,364 Views 78 Comments

The law plans to make it an offence for landlords with properties in RPZs to raise the rent above the legally allowed 4%.

'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 19,496 Views 80 Comments

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

Explainer: What will the new Airbnb laws mean for homeowners and landlords?
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Explainer: What will the new Airbnb laws mean for homeowners and landlords?

Oct 25th 2018, 11:04 AM 68,730 Views 115 Comments

The much-anticipated regulations will come into force in June 2019 in areas with high housing demand.

Landlords and agencies have started asking people for viewing fees, says Threshold
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Landlords and agencies have started asking people for viewing fees, says Threshold

Oct 12th 2018, 7:15 AM 123,760 Views 141 Comments

In one case, a woman was asked for €500 to view a property.

Advert for 'glorified shed', being rented for €700/month, removed from website
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Advert for 'glorified shed', being rented for €700/month, removed from website

Oct 10th 2018, 10:33 PM 75,510 Views 60 Comments

The listing for the Dublin property was removed after a backlash.

'The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results'
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'The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results'

Oct 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 14,783 Views 29 Comments

Victor Duggan takes a deep dive into the good, the bad and the ugly of the housing measures in Budget 2019.

Strengthening rent caps and 'first-class emergency accommodation': What the Budget means for housing
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Strengthening rent caps and 'first-class emergency accommodation': What the Budget means for housing

Oct 9th 2018, 6:00 PM 12,216 Views 12 Comments

Almost 10,000 people in Ireland are homeless, with many priced out of the rental market.

The national average rent is now almost €1,100 per month
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The national average rent is now almost €1,100 per month

Sep 27th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,696 Views 57 Comments

Rent has increased by 8.8% in Dublin and by 7.6% nationally.

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