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#Rent

# rent - Friday 21 August, 2015

We’re facing the prospect of students turning down college places because they can’t afford to survive

The student accommodation crisis is a barrier to education, and it needs action now, says USI president Kevin Donoghue.

# rent - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Good news for landlords, bad news for everyone else

The Daft.ie Rental report has just been released, and it’s not looking good for renters.

# rent - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

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.

# rent - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Inside the London flats that billionaires spend £100 million to rent

Fancy having someone playing piano in your office? No problem with this kind of money.

# rent - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Homelessness has increased since the action plan after Jonathan Corrie’s death

An extra 172 families are now homeless since the action plan was published last December.

# rent - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Landlord convicted of breaking the law after accepting rent supplement

Two landlords had criminal proceedings brought against them.

# rent - Saturday 27 June, 2015

State bureaucracy is helping drive up rents, and it needs to stop

It takes a project an average of 79 weeks from the date of planning application till the first builders start clearing the first square foot of the site for construction.

# rent - 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.

# rent - Sunday 7 June, 2015

It’s not easy to sell a flat once owned by a well-known serial killer Dennis Nilsen This post contains a poll

It’s not easy to sell a flat once owned by a well-known serial killer

It’s very spacious, at least.

# rent - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Cork rented house covered in dirt, rotten produce, faeces and maggots

“If Steven Spielberg tried to create it for a horror movie, he couldn’t.”

# rent - Monday 1 June, 2015

Alan Kelly wants to bring in measures that sound a lot like rent controls

The Labour minister wants to put the lid on prices by linking them to inflation.

# rent - 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.

# rent - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

In mortgage arrears? Here’s how the government plans to help

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# rent - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Peter McVerry says he’d be embarrassed if he was Alan Kelly

The campaigner is not impressed by the government’s housing plans.

# rent - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Pay thy neighbour’s mortgage? No thanks

If county councils pay the difference between what people owe on their mortgages and what they can afford to pay the taxpayer foots the bill, writes Aaron McKenna.

# rent - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Can’t pay your mortgage? Your council should do it for you…

Whatever action the government takes on Ireland’s housing debt crisis will be the ‘biggest political decision since Irish Water’ according to a householders’ group.

# rent - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

‘Squatting makes sense’: Take a look inside the Grangegorman complex

Squatters have defended their occupation of the site, saying it provides a home for many young people and services for the community.

# rent - Monday 23 March, 2015

Are you concerned landlord TDs could negatively affect rising rents? This post contains a poll

Are you concerned landlord TDs could negatively affect rising rents?

The register of Members’ Interests for 2014 has revealed that some TDs are landlords.

# rent - Thursday 19 March, 2015

How much rent would you have been paying in the 1990s?

Unsurprisingly, you would of been paying quite a bit less.

# rent - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From Business ETC ‘Rent certainty’ might be coming, but could landlords get hikes in first? Housing Crisis

‘Rent certainty’ might be coming, but could landlords get hikes in first?

One housing charity is worried that they might.

# rent - Saturday 7 March, 2015

For Dublin, it’s high rise or high unemployment

We can’t afford to lose one single investment because of our current lack of office space.

# rent - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From Business ETC Lack of office space a real headache for companies looking to set up shop New Gaff

Lack of office space a real headache for companies looking to set up shop

And for the office space already there, the price is going keep going up and up.

# rent - Monday 23 February, 2015

Dublin office rents to soar by 30% … again

The cost of parking is rising too.

# rent - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From Business ETC Buying a home? You’re facing fresh competition. A glut of new landlords Going Going Gone

Buying a home? You’re facing fresh competition. A glut of new landlords

Savills say the new mortgage rules will mean even more investors.

# rent - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Here is what it costs to rent a property in Ireland

Here we show you what you can expect to shell out each month around the country.

# rent - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Couple sees rent on Dublin apartment go up 51% in one month

“We are a hard-working professional couple and it seems like one hurdle after another.”

# rent - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Opinion: Rural homelessness remains a hidden problem in Ireland

Rural homelessness tends to be more ‘hidden’ than urban homelessness – with Dublin being the only area where an official rough sleeper count takes place.

# rent - Monday 19 January, 2015

Mother forced to live in one room with kids as mould takes over rented apartment

Experts say tenants on rent supplement are often afraid to speak up about issues to landlords as they have nowhere else to go.

# rent - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

SIPTU call for changes to upward-only rent reviews after closure of Bewley’s

The Café had a decision ruling for a reduction in their rent overturned last year.

From Business ETC 140 staff let go as iconic Bewley’s café in Dublin closes for six months Rent

140 staff let go as iconic Bewley’s café in Dublin closes for six months

The cafe’s owners say it is currently significantly loss making.

# rent - Monday 1 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge This comedy sketch perfectly captures the horrors of renting in Dublin Rent

This comedy sketch perfectly captures the horrors of renting in Dublin

“Originally a holding cell for illegal immigrants…”

# rent - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Here’s a breakdown of how many people get rent supplement – county by county

The number of recipients has dropped by 15,000 since 2012.

# rent - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

This infographic shows which groups in Ireland are struggling most

The latest Red C poll found most people are feeling positive about the country’s finances – but not about their own.

# rent - Monday 17 November, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

Catch up as you wake up.

Rent in Dublin is up by 16.6%, but what about other areas?

In the capital, rents are now almost 30% above their lowest point in 2012 and less than 10% below their 2007 peaks.

# rent - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Landlord fined €55k for not registering tenants

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

# rent - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Rent controls won’t fix the Irish market, tenants’ board warns

The situation does need to be sorted quickly, though.

# rent - Saturday 18 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Can You Guess The Rent On These Dublin Flats? For Rent

Can You Guess The Rent On These Dublin Flats?

How well do you know the rising rental market?

# rent - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Little relief for renters as Rent Supplement and rent cap omitted from Budget

There was dismay by many groups that the there was nothing to combat spiralling rents.

# rent - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

What causes people to become homeless in Ireland?

How well do we understand the reasons?

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