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From TheJournal.ie The reality of house hunting on HAP: 'Please don’t call back if I don’t email you the address' Opinion

The reality of house hunting on HAP: 'Please don’t call back if I don’t email you the address'

A HAP applicant stands no chance against a well paid individual seeking the same property, writes Chris O’Donnell.

From TheJournal.ie Councils to clamp down on Airbnb use due to potential 'negative impact' on rental sector Renting

Councils to clamp down on Airbnb use due to potential 'negative impact' on rental sector

A letter sent to local authorities states owners should not be allowed to rent their properties for more than five nights in a row.

From TheJournal.ie Mother returned home from work to find rented home boarded up Mulhuddart

Mother returned home from work to find rented home boarded up

The Residential Tenancies Board has been granted an interim injunction ordering the landlord to allow the family to return.

From TheJournal.ie People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals Demand And Supply

People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals

Concerns have been raised about the effect home-sharing is having on the rental market.

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: What is the state of social house building in Ireland? All The Facts

FactFind: What is the state of social house building in Ireland?

We break down the argument over waiting list figures – and what the government says it will do to clear them (or not).

21 things you've definitely encountered if you're trying to rent in Dublin right now

Welcome to the Hunger Games. May the odds be ever in your favour.

From TheJournal.ie New Irish company matches lonely older people with students and professionals looking for somewhere to live Homeshare

New Irish company matches lonely older people with students and professionals looking for somewhere to live

The Irish company aims to pair up people with different needs in order to solve their issues.

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 Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you Facebook Live

Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you

We’re holding a Facebook Live on Tuesday evening and we want to hear your stories and your questions.

From TheJournal.ie Almost €1000 a month for a room where the bed is next to the oven: Trying to find a place to live in Dublin Journeys Through Daft

Almost €1000 a month for a room where the bed is next to the oven: Trying to find a place to live in Dublin

With rental prices high and supply low, renting in Dublin is truly a seller’s market.

From TheJournal.ie Landlords are evicting tenants and doing up their properties as a 'back door' around rent limits Renting

Landlords are evicting tenants and doing up their properties as a 'back door' around rent limits

Housing charity Threshold launched its pre-Budget submission today.

From TheJournal.ie Tenants awarded 'substantial compensation' for discrimination by landlord Housing Assistance

Tenants awarded 'substantial compensation' for discrimination by landlord

They were awarded compensation ranging from €13,300 to €15,000.

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 Government has 'no plans' to abolish stamp duty for tenants paying over €2,500 a month in rent Stamp Duty

Government has 'no plans' to abolish stamp duty for tenants paying over €2,500 a month in rent

The Social Democrats has criticised the Government over the stamp duty limits.

From TheJournal.ie Generation Rent: 'We cannot sit back while people are put into bedsits' Column

Generation Rent: 'We cannot sit back while people are put into bedsits'

Eoghan Murphy’s thoughts on re-introducing bedsits is another blow to those of us who are struggling, writes Adam Tyrell.

From TheJournal.ie Paying over €2,500 a month rent in a house share? Then you should be paying stamp duty Housing

Paying over €2,500 a month rent in a house share? Then you should be paying stamp duty

Stamp duty is the fee payable on the instruments used to transfer property.

From TheJournal.ie New Bill seeks to limit Airbnb rentals to six weeks per year Clampdown

New Bill seeks to limit Airbnb rentals to six weeks per year

Senator Kevin Humphrey says short term rental platforms should have to register their properties.

From TheJournal.ie Airbnb criticised for its 'adverse effect' on the rental market in Dublin Rental Crisis

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

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

From TheJournal.ie One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics Census 2016

One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics

Births, deaths and everything in between: Here’s what you need to know about Census 2016.

From TheJournal.ie These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland Rent Index

These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland

The top five areas with the most expensive rents are all located in on the southern side of Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney says he will regulate Airbnb if 'satisfactory arrangement' not reached over renting Rental Crisis

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

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

18 simple dreams of people who rent

We don’t want anything fancy. Just minimal mould.

From TheJournal.ie Landlords will have to provide an oven, fridge and microwave under new rules Housing

Landlords will have to provide an oven, fridge and microwave under new rules

Simon Coveney said the regulations “aim to ensure that properties tenants are renting are safe, efficient, durable and comfortable”.

From TheJournal.ie Landlords rapped on the knuckles for threatening new charges after rent caps Building And Property

Landlords rapped on the knuckles for threatening new charges after rent caps

The Irish Property Owners Association has been given a dressing down by the competition watchdog.

From TheJournal.ie Cap on Dublin and Cork rent increases in place from today Housing Crisis

Cap on Dublin and Cork rent increases in place from today

The 4% cap will apply for a three-year period.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should first-time buyers be allowed to use renting history in mortgage applications? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should first-time buyers be allowed to use renting history in mortgage applications?

The Department of Finance thinks it’s a good idea.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's exploitation': Homeless charities condemn 'two-tier' tenants laws The Rent

'It's exploitation': Homeless charities condemn 'two-tier' tenants laws

Students or other tenants in houseshares who are not on the lease are “second-class” housemates who do not qualify for tenancy rights, the Peter McVerry Trust told TheJournal.ie.

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: What Kind Of Flatmates Do You Need? Change Generation

QUIZ: What Kind Of Flatmates Do You Need?

Whether you’re flying the coop for the first time, or on your millionth houseshare, it’s need-to-know info.

11 emotions everyone goes through when looking for a place to live on Daft

It’s an emotional rollercoaster.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what students need to know when looking for accommodation CAO 2016

Here's what students need to know when looking for accommodation

Threshold’s Michael McCarthy Flynn talks about ways to protect yourself in the rental market.

From TheJournal.ie Landlords could face NCT-style checks to bring rental properties up to standard Housing

Landlords could face NCT-style checks to bring rental properties up to standard

Housing charity Threshold said some tenants are now “afraid” to complain about sub-standard accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Student accommodation nightmares: 'I couldn't even stand up straight in my room' Renting

Student accommodation nightmares: 'I couldn't even stand up straight in my room'

As the academic year comes to a close, one student tells of her experiences of trying to find somewhere to live

This comedy sketch perfectly sums up the pain of trying to find a flat in Dublin

May the rent be ever in your favour.

From TheJournal.ie There's an extremely simple way to free up space on your iPhone Quick Fix

There's an extremely simple way to free up space on your iPhone

Handy for those who have the basic 16GB version.

From TheJournal.ie Settling a dispute with your landlord just got cheaper Cutting Fees

Settling a dispute with your landlord just got cheaper

Fees for the Private Residential Tenancies Board mediation service have been scrapped.

From TheJournal.ie I’m normal, I always pay bills and I've no weird habits, but I still can’t find a room to rent Opinion

I’m normal, I always pay bills and I've no weird habits, but I still can’t find a room to rent

I’ve queued up with over 30 people to get into view a house. Then you have to pitch yourself, X-Factor style, as to why they should pick you.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'd love to help a struggling tenant, but if I did I'd be homeless myself' A Landlord Speaks

'I'd love to help a struggling tenant, but if I did I'd be homeless myself'

“Landlords answer to banks. We’re still paying the price for austerity.”

From TheJournal.ie Will landlords forego extra rent to help families on the brink of homelessness? Close To The Brink

Will landlords forego extra rent to help families on the brink of homelessness?

One charity is asking them to consider it.