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#Rent

# rent - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Almost a quarter of renters now pay more than €1,300 a month for accommodation

The Residential Tenancies Board publishes its annual report for 2016 today.

# rent - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you

We’re holding a Facebook Live on Tuesday evening and we want to hear your stories and your questions.

Almost €1000 a month for a room where the bed is next to the oven: Trying to find a place to live in Dublin

With rental prices high and supply low, renting in Dublin is truly a seller’s market.

# rent - Monday 21 August, 2017

Tenants awarded 'substantial compensation' for discrimination by landlord

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

'The rise of absolute cowboys': Scammers are targeting students desperate for somewhere to live

With the first round of CAO results out today, students across the country will be scrambling to find a place to live.

# rent - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Silent bids and avocados: Are house prices really out of the reach of Irish millennials?

New research shows that house prices in Ireland are much less affordable than they were 30 years ago.

# rent - Friday 4 August, 2017

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

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

# 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”.

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