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'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August
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'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August

Jun 16th 2021, 11:49 AM 11,227 Views 14 Comments

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin O’Broin said the gradual increase in termination notices since January is “worrying”.

IRFU state that they have no interest in buying FAI's share of Aviva Stadium
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IRFU state that they have no interest in buying FAI's share of Aviva Stadium

Dec 19th 2019, 5:00 PM 25,199 Views 57 Comments

The FAI could considerably ease their debt if they sell off their share of the Lansdowne Road venue.

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 14,631 Views 42 Comments

One of the options outlined in the consultation open from today is to encourage a wider use of green leases.

Disputes between landlords and tenants increased by 10% last year
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Disputes between landlords and tenants increased by 10% last year

Jul 31st 2019, 10:30 PM 12,180 Views 9 Comments

One case which required dispute resolution saw a landlord awarded almost €11,000.

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 10,289 Views 33 Comments

Under RPZ legislation, annual rent rises are capped at 4% in certain areas.

Housing benefit recipients face 'systemic discrimination', Irish human rights body says
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Housing benefit recipients face 'systemic discrimination', Irish human rights body says

Jun 24th 2019, 11:34 AM 12,368 Views 39 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission launched it’s 2018 annual report today.

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 34,772 Views 40 Comments

The WRC provides advice on workplace issues to employers and to employees.

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 12,481 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 17,430 Views 7 Comments

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

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 124,014 Views 141 Comments

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

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 23,701 Views 57 Comments

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

Housing activists host practical training session for tenants 'to be able to resist illegal evictions'
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Housing activists host practical training session for tenants 'to be able to resist illegal evictions'

Sep 18th 2018, 9:26 PM 10,556 Views 0 Comments

Take Back The City has made headlines in recent weeks after occupying three properties in Dublin’s north inner city.

Report says local authorities should stop letting tenants buy council houses
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Report says local authorities should stop letting tenants buy council houses

Jul 4th 2018, 3:00 PM 31,197 Views 77 Comments

The report launched today has also suggested councils should build smaller units so tenants can downsize when their children are grown.

'They have nowhere to go': Leeside Apartments residents continue to fight mass evictions
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'They have nowhere to go': Leeside Apartments residents continue to fight mass evictions

Jun 26th 2018, 3:59 PM 19,874 Views 83 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Board recently sided with the fund that owns the building.

Hundreds of Dublin residents without power and water 'for up to 7 days' due to basement fire
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Hundreds of Dublin residents without power and water 'for up to 7 days' due to basement fire

Mar 22nd 2018, 6:08 AM 21,530 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the fire, which has started in the basement of the Rialto block on Monday evening.

'Deeply troubling': Dublin rent €380 higher a month than at Celtic Tiger peak
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'Deeply troubling': Dublin rent €380 higher a month than at Celtic Tiger peak

Feb 13th 2018, 6:01 AM 39,833 Views 109 Comments

The lowest average rents were in Leitrim, at €542; and Donegal, at €599, a Daft.ie Rent Report found.

'Private renters need three months' notice and should know what previous tenants paid'
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'Private renters need three months' notice and should know what previous tenants paid'

Jan 23rd 2018, 7:00 AM 38,905 Views 87 Comments

The maximum fine that landlords face for breaking the rules on notice periods should rise from €4,000 to €15,000, writes Róisín Shortall.

Rise of 25% in the number of tenants defying their eviction notices
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Rise of 25% in the number of tenants defying their eviction notices

Jan 12th 2018, 3:21 PM 23,712 Views 89 Comments

In 2016, there were 553 dispute cases regarding eviction orders made to the Residential Tenancies Board.

Poll: Should landlords be able to move tenants out to carry out renovations?
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Poll: Should landlords be able to move tenants out to carry out renovations?

Nov 9th 2017, 9:00 AM 26,820 Views 118 Comments

It’s been described as a ‘back door’ for terminating leases.

Tenants awarded 'substantial compensation' for discrimination by landlord
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Tenants awarded 'substantial compensation' for discrimination by landlord

Aug 21st 2017, 7:45 AM 60,876 Views 74 Comments

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

Calls for Minister to intervene as residents of entire apartment block weeks away from being evicted
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Calls for Minister to intervene as residents of entire apartment block weeks away from being evicted

Aug 4th 2017, 6:44 PM 23,884 Views 42 Comments

The complex in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, is due to be refurbished.

'It's about tenants supporting each other': Support group aims to help renters fight for their rights
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'It's about tenants supporting each other': Support group aims to help renters fight for their rights

Jun 4th 2017, 8:30 AM 10,360 Views 17 Comments

The DTA is a grassroots, peer-advocacy and tenant support group based around Dublin 7.

Termination notices sent to Limerick apartment residents to be withdrawn
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Termination notices sent to Limerick apartment residents to be withdrawn

Jan 13th 2017, 10:29 PM 13,205 Views 39 Comments

People living in The Strand apartments had been facing eviction.

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

Dec 13th 2016, 1:58 PM 31,881 Views 108 Comments

The government has launched its plan to tackle rising rents.

"We're very worried" - Resident feels he's being forced out of home by 28% rent increase
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"We're very worried" - Resident feels he's being forced out of home by 28% rent increase

Dec 13th 2016, 1:45 PM 19,742 Views 94 Comments

Residents of Cruise Park in Tyrrelstown feel they are not being treated fairly by their landlord.

Do you have to move out because your landlord is selling up? Now they'll have to prove it
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Do you have to move out because your landlord is selling up? Now they'll have to prove it

May 3rd 2016, 6:20 AM 51,847 Views 81 Comments

The aim is to stop landlords putting properties back on the market for higher rent.

Vulture funds pick and peck and they're not finished yet
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Vulture funds pick and peck and they're not finished yet

Mar 27th 2016, 8:00 AM 748 Views 51 Comments

The vultures arrived in Ireland after the crisis when they realised there was a lot of property up for grabs at knock down prices, writes Michael Byrne.

Tyrrelstown residents want immediate protection from vulture fund
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Tyrrelstown residents want immediate protection from vulture fund

Mar 19th 2016, 12:41 PM 16,857 Views 128 Comments

Ruth Coppinger has called for the government to intervene.

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

Dec 20th 2015, 7:30 AM 17,078 Views 51 Comments

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

Debate Room: Should there be a rent freeze?
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Debate Room: Should there be a rent freeze?

Oct 5th 2015, 4:45 PM 187 Views 113 Comments

There has been talk about penalties for landlords who don’t accept rent supplement, calls for the ban on bedsits to be lifted and continuous calls for more housing supply — so what is the answer? We asked two experts with different viewpoints what is at play here.

'An absolute scandal': Tenants could face eviction for not paying water charges
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'An absolute scandal': Tenants could face eviction for not paying water charges

Jun 26th 2015, 9:35 AM 25,121 Views 225 Comments

Richard Boyd Barrett has said the measure is “draconian”.

Irish Water "all over the place" with security deposit advice
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Irish Water "all over the place" with security deposit advice

May 16th 2015, 9:15 AM 21,807 Views 121 Comments

Landlords say they’re being told different things, depending on who they get on the phone.

This week’s vital property news: Tough times for tenants but a construction on the up
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This week’s vital property news: Tough times for tenants but a construction on the up

May 14th 2015, 6:35 PM 3,657 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

What would Albert Einstein say about Ireland's housing crisis?
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What would Albert Einstein say about Ireland's housing crisis?

Feb 23rd 2015, 9:45 AM 129 Views 54 Comments

We are, once again, beset by the destructive dichotomy of the two-horse race that is renting or owning.

Opinion: Rent controls ARE a viable option in calming Ireland's housing crisis
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Opinion: Rent controls ARE a viable option in calming Ireland's housing crisis

Nov 19th 2014, 8:00 AM 214 Views 43 Comments

Some commentators who dismiss rent controls as being counter-productive are actually talking about rent freezes – an entirely different scheme.

Landlord fined €55k for not registering tenants
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Landlord fined €55k for not registering tenants

Nov 5th 2014, 12:32 PM 25,606 Views 17 Comments

He was sent a number of notices about each tenant, but failed to register them.

Can You Guess The Rent On These Dublin Flats?
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# For Rent

Can You Guess The Rent On These Dublin Flats?

Oct 18th 2014, 9:30 AM 54,845 Views 41 Comments

How well do you know the rising rental market?

Kelly: Language in water charges letter was "unhelpful and over the top"
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Kelly: Language in water charges letter was "unhelpful and over the top"

Oct 17th 2014, 10:58 PM 15,037 Views 98 Comments

The letter was sent to tenants who were part of the Rental Accommodation Scheme.

Landlords to Irish Water: Don't expect us to act as your collection agents
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Landlords to Irish Water: Don't expect us to act as your collection agents

Oct 17th 2014, 10:34 AM 21,780 Views 118 Comments

It follows days of uncertainty over who will eventually be held liable, if tenants refuse to register and pay for the contentious charges.

How are senior gardaí appointed and removed from their jobs?
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How are senior gardaí appointed and removed from their jobs?

Jun 17th 2014, 9:00 AM 5,573 Views 6 Comments

The Technical Group will put forward a Bill today that would update the current process.

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