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'Chronic and worsening' supply crisis heaps pressure on renters as prices climb sharply
# Daft Report
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# Daft Report

'Chronic and worsening' supply crisis heaps pressure on renters as prices climb sharply

Aug 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 30,438 Views 49 Comments
  • Average rental prices increased by 5.6% in the year to the end of June.
  • The average national monthly rent was up 2.4% from the first quarter, the largest quarterly gain since mid-2018.
  • The situation is more acute outside of Dublin with rents increasing typically at double-digit rates.
Landlords can no longer hit tenants with 4% rent hike from today, but SF criticises delay in law
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# Rent Increase

Landlords can no longer hit tenants with 4% rent hike from today, but SF criticises delay in law

Jul 16th 2021, 1:52 PM 36,184 Views 30 Comments

The Bill was signed by the president last week but the regulation only commences from today.

Have a question for Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien? We'll be chatting to him tomorrow
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Have a question for Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien? We'll be chatting to him tomorrow

May 9th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,970 Views 0 Comments

What is the key question you would like the minister to answer?

Eviction ban and rent freeze to remain in place until at least April
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# Residential Tenancies

Eviction ban and rent freeze to remain in place until at least April

Nov 24th 2020, 6:38 PM 32,268 Views 41 Comments

The rent freeze arrangement was due to expire on 10 January 2021 but will now run until 12 April.

Students should have rents refunded in event of second lockdown, says higher education minister
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# College

Students should have rents refunded in event of second lockdown, says higher education minister

Aug 31st 2020, 11:06 AM 20,031 Views 43 Comments

Simon Harris also defended the fact that college fees would remain the same, even as courses move online.

Housing minister to consult on whether rent freeze should be extended beyond 20 July
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# Evictions Ban

Housing minister to consult on whether rent freeze should be extended beyond 20 July

Jul 8th 2020, 5:11 PM 13,303 Views 21 Comments

Tenants cannot be evicted and rent increases are prohibited for the duration of the crisis.

Five more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as national average monthly rent stays over €1,200
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# Rent Index

Five more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as national average monthly rent stays over €1,200

Apr 22nd 2020, 12:05 AM 47,701 Views 66 Comments

There is currently a rent freeze and a ban on evictions in place as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

Landlords need to recognise 'we're all in this together', says Regina Doherty
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# Rents

Landlords need to recognise 'we're all in this together', says Regina Doherty

Mar 18th 2020, 9:13 AM 48,669 Views 103 Comments

The Minister for Social Protection was speaking on RTÉ Radio One this morning.

UCD students protest against on-campus rent increase
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# Student Accommodation

UCD students protest against on-campus rent increase

Updated Feb 18th 2020, 12:30 PM 24,283 Views 49 Comments

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin is to meet with some colleges over rent increases.

Martin says rents need to be controlled, but won't commit to a rent freeze if in power
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# Rent Crisis

Martin says rents need to be controlled, but won't commit to a rent freeze if in power

Dec 23rd 2019, 6:20 AM 7,988 Views 47 Comments

A recent poll shows that 60% of people are in favour of the proposed rent freeze bill.

There are now seven counties in Ireland where the average monthly rent is over €1,000
# Non Stop Rise
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# Non Stop Rise

There are now seven counties in Ireland where the average monthly rent is over €1,000

Dec 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 36,102 Views 55 Comments

Rents across the board have risen by 8.2% since last year, according to the Residential Tenancies Board.

'Rent controls are working': Housing minister believes rate of rising rents will moderate
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# Rent Pressure Zones

'Rent controls are working': Housing minister believes rate of rising rents will moderate

Oct 9th 2019, 6:37 PM 15,311 Views 117 Comments

The minister said RPZ rules will never bring 4% rate rise across the board.

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

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

May 19th 2019, 8:15 AM 34,743 Views 38 Comments

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

Minister accused of 'living in cloud cuckoo land' for saying rents are rising at a 'slow rate'
# On The Rise
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# On The Rise

Minister accused of 'living in cloud cuckoo land' for saying rents are rising at a 'slow rate'

May 13th 2019, 3:00 PM 34,206 Views 107 Comments

The average cost of renting a home in Ireland in the first three months of this year was at an all time high.

'Cuckoo funds' shutting out first-time buyers and operating tax-free need urgent review, says FF
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# Housing

'Cuckoo funds' shutting out first-time buyers and operating tax-free need urgent review, says FF

Apr 9th 2019, 3:29 PM 20,243 Views 39 Comments

Corporate investors known as so-called ‘cuckoo funds’ have spent over €1.1 billion on nearly 3,000 residential properties in Ireland last year

Opposition parties call for rent freeze, but Leo says it would be too expensive
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# Tax Relief

Opposition parties call for rent freeze, but Leo says it would be too expensive

Sep 19th 2018, 6:10 AM 19,424 Views 82 Comments

Parties are calling for a rent freeze of up to three years.

'Rent Pressure Zones are not working': What can be done to stop rising rents?
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# Rent Controls

'Rent Pressure Zones are not working': What can be done to stop rising rents?

May 6th 2018, 9:30 AM 24,020 Views 167 Comments

In Dublin, average rent rose by 12.4% year-on-year, and now sits at €1,875.

A proposed new law aims to prevent 27% student rent hikes
# Student Accommodation
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# Student Accommodation

A proposed new law aims to prevent 27% student rent hikes

May 3rd 2018, 6:15 AM 10,369 Views 15 Comments

The Residential Tenancies (student rents, rights and protections) Bill 2018 was introduced in the Dáil yesterday.

Minister: 'To solve the housing crisis, we need to build thousands of affordable apartments'
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# Housing Crisis

Minister: 'To solve the housing crisis, we need to build thousands of affordable apartments'

Apr 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 25,104 Views 88 Comments

Minister Eoghan Murphy has claimed the cost of building apartments has dropped by as much as 15%.

DCU president calls for government intervention as student complex hikes rents by 27%
# Student Accommodation
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# Student Accommodation

DCU president calls for government intervention as student complex hikes rents by 27%

Apr 6th 2018, 10:04 AM 13,601 Views 35 Comments

A group of students staged the protest last night in response to the hikes.

Minister says there are rents in Dublin 'at a fraction of headline figures'
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# Fare City

Minister says there are rents in Dublin 'at a fraction of headline figures'

Feb 14th 2018, 9:19 AM 31,392 Views 136 Comments

“I know everybody always quotes the high areas, but there are rents available at a fraction of the cost quoted on the headline figures.”

Poll: Have you been affected by the rental crisis?
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# Your Say

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.

Residential Tenancies Board dealing with four to five illegal eviction cases a week
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# Illegal Eviction

Residential Tenancies Board dealing with four to five illegal eviction cases a week

Dec 20th 2017, 8:44 PM 12,047 Views 48 Comments

The RTB director said that the it was working to make sure landlords were “doing the right thing” across a number of areas when it came to renting.

These new rules aim to help tenants if landlords seek a 'back door' around rent limits
# Rental Prices
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# Rental Prices

These new rules aim to help tenants if landlords seek a 'back door' around rent limits

Nov 23rd 2017, 12:10 AM 32,261 Views 73 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Board wants to make clear what constitutes ‘substantial change’ to a property.

Penneys and discount supermarkets are making other retailers decrease their prices
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# Sales

Penneys and discount supermarkets are making other retailers decrease their prices

Aug 28th 2017, 9:35 AM 18,628 Views 24 Comments

Intense competition is forcing retailers to pass on cost savings, according to Savills’ latest retail report.

Locked out: Most people on housing benefits still can't afford to rent
# Homelessness Crisis
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# Homelessness Crisis

Locked out: Most people on housing benefits still can't afford to rent

Aug 16th 2017, 9:07 AM 14,981 Views 105 Comments

The Simon Community study found that some 630 properties available to rent are beyond the reach of those on HAP.

Retailers say the rates they have to pay are way too high and it's damaging business
# Under Pressure
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# Under Pressure

Retailers say the rates they have to pay are way too high and it's damaging business

Jul 10th 2017, 7:39 AM 12,058 Views 24 Comments

Retail Ireland has called for urgent reform of the rates system.

A tenants' group will protest outside the country's biggest private landlord today
# Ires Reit
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# Ires Reit

A tenants' group will protest outside the country's biggest private landlord today

Jul 5th 2017, 12:05 AM 31,618 Views 40 Comments

Members of the Dublin Tenants’ Association will today picket outside the offices of Ires Reit.

Rents are up across the country, but down in Dublin
# Up And Down
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# Up And Down

Rents are up across the country, but down in Dublin

Jun 15th 2017, 6:25 AM 12,064 Views 7 Comments

The average cost of renting in the country across all properties is now €987.

Fraud, high rents, no accommodation: The problems facing Ireland's international students
# International Students
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# International Students

Fraud, high rents, no accommodation: The problems facing Ireland's international students

May 28th 2017, 6:45 AM 14,252 Views 8 Comments

International students studying in Ireland are facing a myriad of problems.

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

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.

The 19 most expensive cities in the world to rent a property
# Up And Up
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# Up And Up

The 19 most expensive cities in the world to rent a property

Feb 18th 2017, 8:30 PM 49,117 Views 57 Comments

Do you have a spare €1,946 per month?

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

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.

Rent crisis: TheJournal.ie to ask Minister Simon Coveney YOUR rent questions on Facebook
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# Rising Rents

Rent crisis: TheJournal.ie to ask Minister Simon Coveney YOUR rent questions on Facebook

Jan 9th 2017, 7:30 PM 11,446 Views 74 Comments

We’ll be live from Facebook headquarters at 6pm on Wednesday so get your questions on rent in now.

Poll: If the Government falls over rents, would you vote the same way again in another election?
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# Fallout

Poll: If the Government falls over rents, would you vote the same way again in another election?

Dec 15th 2016, 9:44 AM 17,203 Views 121 Comments

This morning the barely six-month-old government is facing a major crisis over Fianna Fáil’s objections to its rental plans.

Simon Coveney rules out reducing rent cap limit from 4% to 2%
# Homelessness
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# Homelessness

Simon Coveney rules out reducing rent cap limit from 4% to 2%

Dec 14th 2016, 11:36 AM 10,833 Views 87 Comments

Fianna Fáil has criticised government proposals to limit rent increases in “pressure zones” in Dublin and Cork.

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

'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.

Out of reach: 'Young people now have nowhere to rent in the city that they work in'
# Skyrocketing Prices
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# Skyrocketing Prices

Out of reach: 'Young people now have nowhere to rent in the city that they work in'

Nov 30th 2016, 2:22 PM 17,482 Views 60 Comments

The government is set to oppose Sinn Féin’s bill on rent certainty.

'Disastrous effects' as average rents across Ireland have soared to an all-time high
# Building And Property
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# Building And Property

'Disastrous effects' as average rents across Ireland have soared to an all-time high

Nov 8th 2016, 6:00 AM 17,063 Views 37 Comments

The annual rate of rental inflation is almost 12%, the highest level ever recorded by Daft.ie.

Crisis in rental market 'won't be fixed by simply capping rents'
# Spiralling Rents
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# Spiralling Rents

Crisis in rental market 'won't be fixed by simply capping rents'

Oct 20th 2016, 12:49 PM 14,123 Views 91 Comments

The government’s national strategy for the rental sector will be published by the end of the year.

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