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#Rent

# 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?

# rent - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

‘If children are being left without a home, what are any of us doing here?’

TDs have been debating a Sinn Féín-proposed motion on homelessness.

# rent - Thursday 18 September, 2014

From Business ETC If you’re being asked to pay more rent you’re certainly not the only one House Hunting

If you’re being asked to pay more rent you’re certainly not the only one

Rents are up across the country, especially in Dublin.

# rent - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Bad news for students: rents are up across the country

And there aren’t many properties to rent.

# rent - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Poll: How old is too old to still live with your parents? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How old is too old to still live with your parents?

Research today said rising rents could force people to stay living at home longer. At what age should a person fly the nest?

From Business ETC Young people might have to delay flying the nest due to rising rents She's (not) Leaving Home

Young people might have to delay flying the nest due to rising rents

New research suggests that young people were able to leave the family home sooner than ever before after the financial crash.

# rent - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

‘The government needs to act now’: Demand for homeless service up 25%

Focus Ireland helped 10,000 people last year who were on the streets or at risk of becoming homeless.

# rent - Monday 7 July, 2014

Burton’s social housing promises ‘can’t be more spin’

The new Labour leader is being asked to scrap the Home Assistance Payment.

# rent - Sunday 6 July, 2014

What counties have the highest number of people on rent allowance?

Outside of Dublin, Wexford has the highest concentration.

# rent - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Ever had a tough time getting a deposit back from a landlord? You’re not alone…

It can be a frustrating process — and it looks like around two thirds of us have had some experience in the area…

# rent - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

# rent - Monday 16 June, 2014

Rent allowance banned in Ballymun to “attain a good social mix”

The Department of Social Protection says the ban doesn’t affect those already in receipt of the payment.

# rent - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From Business ETC NAMA to sell major site next to half-built former Anglo headquarters Up For Grabs

NAMA to sell major site next to half-built former Anglo headquarters

It is envisaged that the completed development will be similar in size to the commercial footprint of the Spencer Dock development.

# rent - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Opinion: Generation rent? The bloated housing market must be curbed by rent controls

Priced out of home ownership, relying on sublets and owing only what can snugly fit into a car boot – we no longer live in homes, only houses.

# rent - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Three closed Garda stations have ‘live-in guardians’ – here’s why

Discounted rent, but no children, parties or pets. Is it worth it?

# rent - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Mother returns to domestic violence home as she was unable to get accommodation

The housing crisis means families are being forced to live in emergency accommodation and become homeless.

# rent - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Half of house hunters are willing to spend up to €350k on a home

Three out of four property buyers want to buy within the next six months.

# rent - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Strange Dublin rental accepts your feet in lieu of rent Reflexology

Strange Dublin rental accepts your feet in lieu of rent

Sorry lads, it’s women only.

# rent - Monday 12 May, 2014

Poll: Do you think rents in Dublin should be capped? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think rents in Dublin should be capped?

The average rent in Dublin is now €1,289.

The average rent in Dublin is now €1,289 – in Waterford it’s €601

The average rent nationwide is now €888, up €69 from the lowest point in 2011.

# rent - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Dublin woman refusing to leave rental property until she can find a new affordable home

People Before Profit MEP candidate Bríd Smith says her story is occurring on a daily basis and legislation must protect those in receipt of rent allowance.

# rent - Friday 25 April, 2014

Good Samaritan saves mum and three kids from living in their car

Sabrina McMahon’s story is not an unusual one, TD Catherine Murphy has said.

# rent - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

There are ‘no plans’ to change upward-only rent reviews

Alan Shatter says any law may not pass a constitutional challenge.

# rent - Monday 21 April, 2014

Buy to let landlords problems affecting family homes – Threshold

Threshold wants tenants to have the same rights and remedies as mortgage holders, pushing for a code of conduct in dealing with receiverships.

# 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.

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