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# rent - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From Business ETC Average rent for a Dublin apartment is €1,070 – outside capital it’s €630 Still Climbing

Average rent for a Dublin apartment is €1,070 – outside capital it’s €630

Despite the continued growth in Dublin rents, they are still 15.5 per cent lower than their boom peak.

# rent - Sunday 16 March, 2014

€373m spent in three years on private rental properties for social housing

A further €66.9 million has already been spent this year on another leasing initiative that involving private rental property.

# rent - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Open thread: How has Ireland’s housing crisis affected you?

Yesterday, four women shared their stories of facing eviction and living with homelessness. We want to hear yours.

# rent - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Sunbeds, Prince Harry, and Superquinn sausages: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of teenagers have received a sexual message online?

# rent - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Woman sleeping in TD’s office accommodated after a Facebook appeal

Joan Collins said enough is not being done to improve the social housing situation stating that it is at crisis level.

# rent - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Column: Ireland’s residential rental market needs a massive shake-up

Pension funds investing in residential property could make a significant contribution to supplying a constrained market with much needed accommodation, write Lorcan Sirr and Tom Dunne.

# rent - Friday 31 January, 2014

Arrears, medical cards, job loss: What people sought advice for online in 2013

Advice websites run by the Citizens Information Board, such as keepingyourhome.ie and all saw an increase in traffic.

Column: The private rented sector is heating up dramatically – yet fails to meet basic needs

Rent are rising but our pay packets aren’t. Why? Because our housing strategy is based almost exclusively on debt-fuelled private home ownership, writes Mick Byrne.

# rent - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Dublin council blames tenants for drop in rent collection

Dublin City Council now has arrears of over €20 million as a result of residents not paying rent, and says there is a “culture of under-declaration of income”.

# rent - Friday 10 January, 2014

Landlord who refused to register tenancy hit with €3,000 fine

Tomas Ronan, from Kilcock, had refused to recognise the authority of the Private Residential Tenancies Board.

# rent - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Calls for rent controls are blatantly stupid

Proposing a simplistic solution to arbitrarily attempt to solve one facet of Ireland’s housing problem is just bad policymaking, writes Aaron McKenna.

# rent - Monday 16 December, 2013

Housing charity in Cork moved 50 children out of homelessness this year

In the case of two women moved out of homelessness, they now have appropriate accommodation to have overnight access to their children.

# rent - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From Business ETC The average monthly rent in Dublin is now over €1,000 as prices continue to rise Cost Of Living

The average monthly rent in Dublin is now over €1,000 as prices continue to rise

As with the sale of residential property, the increase in rental values in Dublin is out of kilter with a slower recovery in the rest of the country.

# rent - Monday 9 December, 2013

From Business ETC ‘We’re only barely getting off the ground’: Noonan dismisses boom suggestions Boom? What Boom?

‘We’re only barely getting off the ground’: Noonan dismisses boom suggestions

The Minister for Finance is in Brussels for a Eurogroup meeting, who said Ireland is “proof” that austerity packages ‘deliver results’.

# rent - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 reasons renting in Ireland is the absolute worst Desperate Times

11 reasons renting in Ireland is the absolute worst

According to Threshold, it’s getting worse for people seeking rented accommodation.

# rent - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Facebook, Haughey and Love/Hate: The week in numbers

Plus: What’s the average monthly rent in Ireland?

# rent - Monday 11 November, 2013

Rents up again as inflation spreads outside Dublin

The average rent nationwide is now €824, a report has found.

# rent - Monday 19 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about the four Irish citizens detained in Cairo, CAO, and the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.

# rent - Monday 22 July, 2013

From Business ETC Landlord locks staff out of Dublin café Rent Dispute

Landlord locks staff out of Dublin café

Following a dispute over rent, the building’s locks were changed early on Saturday morning.

# rent - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

From Business ETC Over 500 jobs at risk as Homebase Ireland enters examinership Homebase

Over 500 jobs at risk as Homebase Ireland enters examinership

Retail Excellence said earlier today that a number of other retail operators will follow suit in the coming weeks.

# rent - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

New limits for rent supplement to kick in later this month

Joan Burton is changing the maximum rent limits for rent supplement, which will raise some limits but reduce many others.

# rent - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added awkward text messages

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# rent - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Former HMV Grafton Street store up for rent for €1 million

The four-storey building is up for rent after HMV closed down all of its Irish stores in February.

# rent - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

From Business ETC B&Q Athlone store to remain open after negotiation on lease terms Athlone

B&Q Athlone store to remain open after negotiation on lease terms

The store currently employs 45 people and will remain open subject to a successful outcome to examinership.

# rent - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Top readers’ comments of the week

Here’s our roundup of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# rent - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Residential rents could rise by as much as 7 per cent by 2014

Property experts have said families and couples choosing to rent instead of buying has increased dramatically.

# rent - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

From Business ETC NAMA redeems €1.5 billion in bonds NAMA

NAMA redeems €1.5 billion in bonds

This means NAMA has reduced its indebtedness by over €5 billion since its establishment three years ago.

# rent - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

From Business ETC Block of 119 apartments for sale for €26m Property This post contains images

Block of 119 apartments for sale for €26m

Development in Ranelagh, Dublin 6 being put to market with apartments, office space and car parking in one lot.

# rent - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Top readers’ comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

# rent - Thursday 30 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Home ownership drops as number of people renting increases

Almost half a million households rent their accommodation, according to the April 2011 Census.

# rent - Monday 20 August, 2012

From Business ETC Rental accommodation options for students fall again this summer Renting

Rental accommodation options for students fall again this summer

Latest Daft.ie report shows rent rises in Dublin and Cork since last year, and a drop in available rental properties nationwide.

# rent - Friday 10 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# rent - Friday 27 July, 2012

Column: Dark, damp room or the street – this is the choice faced by many

Cuts to rent supplement are forcing people to make impossible choices, writes Bob Jordan of Threshold.

# rent - Monday 21 May, 2012

Government saves €2million in rent reductions

State agencies have secured reductions on 32 properties – including one whose rent was slashed by more than €1million.

# rent - Friday 18 May, 2012

Number of properties available to rent hits three and a half year low – Daft report

The gap between urban and rural rental prices has widened, with prices in Cork and Dublin rising, according to the latest Daft Rental Report.

# rent - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

The most expensive city in the world? That would be Zurich

A loaf of sliced white bread costs US$6.15 in the Swiss city.

# rent - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Joan Burton says rent supplement review a “positive” move

Social Protection Minister says December review of rent supplement payments – which cost the State €503m in 2011 – was vital to reflect real rental prices but that ‘no-one will be left homeless’ by changes.

Number of available rental properties hits three-year low

Quarterly report from Daft.ie also shows that average rental asking price on largest property website fell slightly over course of 2011 – but is increasing in Cork.

# rent - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Column: Our landlord went into receivership – now we’re in limbo

Her building crumbling and in legal limbo, Alsa Campbell writes about how tenants are finding themselves at the sharp end of landlords’ financial troubles.

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