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#Landlords

# landlords - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

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

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

# landlords - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

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

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

# landlords - Friday 12 January, 2018

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

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

# landlords - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Irish Travellers in the UK may face greater levels of discrimination post-Brexit

House of Lords member David Alton says the Irish Traveller community have “long faced significant prejudice in Britain”.

# landlords - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

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

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.

# landlords - Thursday 23 November, 2017

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

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

# landlords - Monday 20 November, 2017

'We need an NCT-style certification system on minimum standards in the private rented sector'

Landlords need to fear the consequences of breaking the law, writes John-Mark McCafferty.

# landlords - Friday 3 November, 2017

'Nothing but sharks and vultures' - Calls for enforcement after RTÉ documentary on dodgy landlords

The Prime Time Investigates programme highlighted how some landlords were charging over 20 people hundreds of euro a month.

# landlords - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Child who allegedly developed acute bronchitis from damp and mould at former home awarded €20,000 damages

The court heard that Dawid Szafirowski, now aged six, had three times been referred to accident and emergency units and twice detained for treatment of his illness.

# landlords - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

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.

# landlords - Sunday 3 September, 2017

'There are good landlords, but there are some leeches and vipers out there'

He made the comment while discussing the problems contributing to Ireland’s worsening housing crisis.

# landlords - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Laws trying to combat rising rents are being 'flouted by landlords'

Charities have expressed serious concern has private market rents continue to grow.

# landlords - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

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

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

'Grossly unfair': Landlords are not happy about new plans to penalise vacant property owners

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy announced this week that penalties may be introduced for owners of vacant properties.

# landlords - Friday 16 June, 2017

Landlords are calling for an end to 'illegal rent control'

The Irish Property Owners Association (IPOA) has called for landlords to be treated more fairly.

# landlords - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

UK landlord bans 'coloured' people as they leave his properties 'smelling like curry'

“And I’d do it again,” Fergus Wilson said.

# landlords - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Landlords express 'absolute outrage' at new rent control plans

At a meeting last night, landlords urged the government to address issues of supply.

# landlords - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

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”.

# landlords - Friday 20 January, 2017

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.

# landlords - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Cap on Dublin and Cork rent increases in place from today

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

# landlords - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

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

The government has launched its plan to tackle rising rents.

# landlords - Friday 2 December, 2016

Landlords condemn proposed laws which would make it more difficult to evict tenants

The Irish Property Owners Association (IPOA) said there are two sections which “infringe the property rights of landlords” and do nothing to help tenants.

# landlords - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Some landlords are demanding tenancy deposits of three months up front

A survey has also shown that 60% of people have had problems getting their deposit returned.

# landlords - Friday 17 June, 2016

"Don't blame landlords for the current housing crisis"

IPOA Chair Stephen Faughnan argues that landlords are being priced out of the rental market.

# landlords - Monday 13 June, 2016

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.

# landlords - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

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

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

# landlords - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Two landlords slapped with criminal convictions for failing to register tenants

The Private Residential Tenancies Board took legal action against the landlords for failing to register their tenancies.

# landlords - Monday 18 January, 2016

Settling a dispute with your landlord just got cheaper

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

# landlords - Friday 25 December, 2015

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.

# landlords - Saturday 12 December, 2015

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

One charity is asking them to consider it.

# landlords - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

'I hope it works': Two-year rent freeze to tackle housing crisis

The government has announced a new package of measures it hopes will tackle the long-running housing crisis.

# landlords - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge 8 landlords who proved landlords can be good people Rent

8 landlords who proved landlords can be good people

“Some old crank rang about a party last night.”

Poll: Have you ever had to move because of high rents? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever had to move because of high rents?

Or were you able to weather it out?

# landlords - Friday 26 June, 2015

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

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

# landlords - Monday 8 June, 2015

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.

# landlords - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Tenants' rights are being trampled on, but there's a lack of political will to help

Tenants in the private rental sector are being treated like second-class citizens; a change is needed.

# landlords - Monday 25 May, 2015

What happens to you if your landlord doesn’t pay their mortgage?

Things can get tricky if your property falls into the hands of the bank.

# landlords - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From Business ETC Two landlords have been convicted and fined for not playing by the rules Dotted Line

Two landlords have been convicted and fined for not playing by the rules

Nether registered their tenancy as is required.

# landlords - Thursday 14 May, 2015

What part of the country will bring you the biggest return on investment property?

Investors can expect a return of between 5% and 8% broadly speaking.

# landlords - Thursday 7 May, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Irish Water and landlords and Ireland's oldest gay bar Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: Irish Water and landlords and Ireland's oldest gay bar

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