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#Rent

# rent - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Cheaper food, but higher rent: Living wage increases to €11.70 an hour

The current housing crisis has been the main driver of the increased wage rate.

# rent - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Ireland's largest-ever portfolio of rental properties is on sale for €425m-plus

The four developments, which are yet to be finished, are scattered across Dublin.

# rent - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

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

Only two properties in 11 locations were available to rent for a single person on State rent benefits.

# rent - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Judge orders probe as families claim they were paying rent to random man called Brian

The elusive ‘Brian’ has no connection to the owner of the property nor was he sanctioned to collect rent, High Court hears.

# rent - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Ireland's largest private landlord gets ahead of rent caps with its €2,750-per-month units

But the company is apparently having no trouble finding tenants for its Dublin properties.

Should compulsory purchase orders be used for vacant properties?

Fianna Fail thinks they should.

The average rent in Ireland is now €1,131 - and there aren't many places to rent

In Dublin, rents are up 13.9%, with the average property in the capital costing €1,668 a month.

# rent - Friday 28 April, 2017

A Dublin landlord is offering a discount... but only if you pay 12 months' rent upfront

Threshold said that requiring tenants to pay more rent upfront is on the increase.

# rent - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Do we invest money into private pockets, or into public housing, that we own?'

It is entirely feasible to establish a State company that can borrow off balance sheet, writes Éilis Ryan.

# rent - Saturday 1 April, 2017

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.

# rent - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Maynooth and Cobh to be subject to rent controls from midnight

Minister Simon Coveney made the announcement this morning.

# rent - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Dublin is almost as expensive for workers to live in as London

The weaker pound has made the British capital much cheaper against its international peers.

# rent - 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.

# rent - Saturday 25 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge 18 simple dreams of people who rent Pipe Dreams

18 simple dreams of people who rent

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

# rent - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

This Henry Street building could be yours for €18 million

42-43 Henry Street produces an annual rent of €864,459.

# rent - 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”.

# rent - Monday 13 February, 2017

Businesses are snapping up Dublin offices that haven't even been built yet

Savills chairman Roland O’Connell said that pre-letting is emerging because it delivers benefits for all parties in the market.

# rent - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Financial madness or 'a shot in the arm'? Changes to mortgage-to-rent scheme

18,380 social housing supports were provided to people in 2016, according to a progress report on the government’s housing plan.

# rent - Monday 30 January, 2017

'It's soul-destroying, like going for a job interview once a week and every time you don’t get it'

Three people who recently moved into a former Nama-owned property explain what having their own home means to them.

# rent - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Airbnb hosts in Dublin made €52 million last year

A new report shows that the typical Airbnb host made €4,900.

Over 80% of rents are too expensive for people on housing benefits

The snapshot from the Simon Community finds private rented supply down 44% since May 2015.

# rent - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

National Transport Authority to lose nearly €1m after 'taking the hit' on subletting offices

The issue arose when the Taxi Regulator was absorbed into the NTA, and its premises was transferred to the NTA’s.

# rent - Monday 23 January, 2017

Up to 70 people renting in 'dangerous, unhealthy and cramped' Dublin house, court hears

‘Up to 17 individuals were in one room and about 36 people were housed in the basement.’

# rent - Monday 26 December, 2016

Unemployed under-26s now have to pay less towards their rent supplement

They’ll save up to €80 a month.

# rent - 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.

# rent - Friday 16 December, 2016

Renting near Dublin's train lines is expensive (and it's getting pricier)

There’s a premium to be near a Dart or Luas stop.

# rent - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have reached a deal on rents

Without Fianna Fáil, the government would not be in a position to pass the legislation.

# rent - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

'The government has published more reports than built houses'

This is the penultimate Leaders’ Questions before the Christmas break.

# rent - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Fianna Fáil want 'rent pressure zones' extended to Galway, Limerick, and Waterford

Zones are envisaged in Dublin and Cork.

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

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

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

The biggest concern among renters? Not being able to afford upcoming rent increases

Threshold is calling for an NCT-style accreditation to ensure rental housing meets an acceptable standard.

# rent - Friday 2 December, 2016

Europe raises concerns about lack of housing in Ireland

The European Commission and ECB say “recent price and rent increases have drawn attention to persistent housing supply bottlenecks”.

# rent - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'There will be people lying in doorways and parks this Christmas': Homelessness in regional towns

There has been a 100% increase in the number of people registered as homeless in Co Louth in the last two years.

# rent - Monday 28 November, 2016

'I have never seen anything like this': Homelessness in Galway hits crisis point

More and more families are presenting as homeless in Galway, where no social housing has been built since 2009.

# rent - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Grafton Street is the 13th most expensive main street to rent on in the world

The cost per square metre per year is now €3,327.

# rent - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Lease out a room through Airbnb? New guidelines could be on the way

Simon Coveney has said local authorities and property owners don’t always know where they stand.

# rent - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Landlord who claims tenants trashed her house awarded €12,000 in unpaid rent

The Residential Tenancies Board had already granted the woman a determination.

# rent - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

People on rent supplement can't afford to rent 80% of properties

It found that there were 518 properties to rent over the snapshot period in ten locations.

# rent - Sunday 11 September, 2016

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.

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