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#Student Accommodation

From TheJournal.ie 'Most professionals couldn't afford it' - student unions applying rent caps to ads to try and tame the rental crisis monster No Room At Any Inn

'Most professionals couldn't afford it' - student unions applying rent caps to ads to try and tame the rental crisis monster

DIT student union has refused to endorse any property it believes is beyond the reach of the average student as the accommodation crisis rages on.

From TheJournal.ie 'Exercise particular caution': Here's how to make sure you don't fall victim to a fake rental scam Renting

'Exercise particular caution': Here's how to make sure you don't fall victim to a fake rental scam

This time of year sees a spike in rental scams, housing and tenant advocacy charity Threshold has said.

From TheJournal.ie Students facing 27% rent hikes in accommodation should take a case to the RTB, says chief Student Accommodation

Students facing 27% rent hikes in accommodation should take a case to the RTB, says chief

Rosalind Carroll said student should contact the RTB with cases.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil team up to force government into addressing rising student rents Student Accommodation

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil team up to force government into addressing rising student rents

The issue of spiralling rents in student accommodation has been at the forefront of the political debate in recent months.

From TheJournal.ie A proposed new law aims to prevent 27% student rent hikes Student Accommodation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie There are supposed to be rent limits in Dublin, so why can student accommodation providers hike rents by 27% a year? Student Accommodation

There are supposed to be rent limits in Dublin, so why can student accommodation providers hike rents by 27% a year?

There have been calls to increase protections for students living in the sector.

From TheJournal.ie DCU president calls for government intervention as student complex hikes rents by 27% Student Accommodation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Students living in €249-a-week accommodation offered partial refunds due to months of construction work Mill Street

Students living in €249-a-week accommodation offered partial refunds due to months of construction work

A number of students have complained about loud construction work ongoing since October.

From TheJournal.ie Fears The Liberties will become 'another Temple Bar' as latest student accommodation gets planning approval The Liberties

Fears The Liberties will become 'another Temple Bar' as latest student accommodation gets planning approval

Concerns have been raised at the pace of change in one of Dublin’s oldest areas.

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 Proposal for floating student accommodation met with cautious optimism by USI Housing Crisis

Proposal for floating student accommodation met with cautious optimism by USI

Two barges could house up to 400 students in Galway.

From TheJournal.ie 'The rise of absolute cowboys': Scammers are targeting students desperate for somewhere to live Student Accommodation

'The rise of absolute cowboys': Scammers are targeting students desperate for somewhere to live

With the first round of CAO results out today, students across the country will be scrambling to find a place to live.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin homeowners are being asked to rent out their spare rooms to students Student Digs

Dublin homeowners are being asked to rent out their spare rooms to students

Dublin is in the midst of a serious housing crisis, with demand for properties far outstripping supply.

From TheJournal.ie Fraud, high rents, no accommodation: The problems facing Ireland's international students International Students

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Stugentrification': People are concerned about the thousands of student apartments being built in Dublin city Student Accommodation Boom

'Stugentrification': People are concerned about the thousands of student apartments being built in Dublin city

There is a boom of purpose-built student accommodation in Dublin city centre.

From TheJournal.ie 'It simply won’t be affordable': New student rooms in Dublin will cost a minimum of €249 a week The New Boom

'It simply won’t be affordable': New student rooms in Dublin will cost a minimum of €249 a week

Concerns have been raised over the affordability of new student accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie 'It could have fallen into the street': How a derelict building in Dublin's Blackpitts was transformed No 10 Mill Street

'It could have fallen into the street': How a derelict building in Dublin's Blackpitts was transformed

It’s now going to be part of a site that offers student accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Rental crisis: 'The room itself is about 4m x 8m, not much bigger than a prison cell' Student Accommodation

Rental crisis: 'The room itself is about 4m x 8m, not much bigger than a prison cell'

If we keep going in this same direction, young people will be forced to study at universities abroad, writes Billy Vaughan.

From TheJournal.ie This is the tallest wooden building in the world Spruced Up

This is the tallest wooden building in the world

The student accommodation is 53 metres tall and was completed in less than 70 days.

From TheJournal.ie Montrose student residence at UCD up for sale for €41.5m Stillorgan Road

Montrose student residence at UCD up for sale for €41.5m

The main redevelopment was completed in October 2014 and an additional fourth floor subsequently added.

From TheJournal.ie UCD is planning to spend €300 million building 3,000 more student residences Student Accommodation

UCD is planning to spend €300 million building 3,000 more student residences

The university has just opened a new accommodation block housing 354 residences.

From TheJournal.ie People asked to rent spare rooms to students as accommodation crisis continues August Rush

People asked to rent spare rooms to students as accommodation crisis continues

Tens of thousands of students are looking for accommodation, with the new academic year just around the corner.

From TheJournal.ie Student accommodation giant Ziggurat wants to operate thousands more beds in Ireland Student Accommodation

Student accommodation giant Ziggurat wants to operate thousands more beds in Ireland

The UK firm plans to spend €400 million here amid a severe accommodation shortage.

From TheJournal.ie The 'last pressure valve' in the housing market is about to blow - and students will suffer Room To Rent

The 'last pressure valve' in the housing market is about to blow - and students will suffer

People looking for rental properties in all Ireland’s major cities are in for a rude shock.

From TheJournal.ie Flying the nest? Here's what to do if you're a college student renting for the first time CAO 2015

Flying the nest? Here's what to do if you're a college student renting for the first time

Good Leaving Cert points? Check. Got your college course? Check. Now it’s time to find somewhere to live.

From TheJournal.ie 'A frenzy of panic': Advice for students looking for accommodation The Summer Search This post contains videos

'A frenzy of panic': Advice for students looking for accommodation

The USI has called on people to take in lodgers as a lack of suitable housing remains an issue.

From TheJournal.ie Student accommodation is an absolute disaster in this country – when will government respond? Opinion

Student accommodation is an absolute disaster in this country – when will government respond?

On-campus accommodation is snapped up a lightning speed, leaving vulnerable young people at the mercy of the inhospitable private market.

From TheJournal.ie What do you get if you mix a matchmaking website with Airbnb? Airmatch?

What do you get if you mix a matchmaking website with Airbnb?

You get this Irish startup – except it doesn’t have anything to do with dating.

From TheJournal.ie A Dubai company thinks it can make a dent in Dublin's student-housing crisis Gulf Gaffs

A Dubai company thinks it can make a dent in Dublin's student-housing crisis

But the €41m plans from the firm behind Uninest and Urbanest are still at least three years off being ready.

From TheJournal.ie Students to be put up in hotels due to building delays at Montrose site Hotel Living

Students to be put up in hotels due to building delays at Montrose site

A classic room is priced at €180 per week, while the penthouse costs €265 per week.

From TheJournal.ie In 2016 there'll be a new place for 500 students to live: Dublin's Digital Hub Tech Firms

In 2016 there'll be a new place for 500 students to live: Dublin's Digital Hub

Part of the historic Marshalsea debtors’ prison will also be refurbished to create more office space for tech firms.

From TheJournal.ie Affording college the biggest worry for 40 per cent of students Students

Affording college the biggest worry for 40 per cent of students

Over a third drink at least once a week while Limerick offers the best value for money in accommodation, says survey of 1500 students.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The fallout from the Moriarty report continues; an 8,000 page file on Anglo goes to the DPP and there are calls for a class action suit against the state and its banks by beleaguered homeowners.