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#rental crisis

# rental-crisis - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Ireland’s mooted Airbnb ‘licensing’ scheme would only be rolled out in Dublin

If the government goes down the route of a licensing scheme, it would not mean a roll out of blanket rules across the country.

# rental-crisis - Thursday 15 February, 2018

FactFind: Is it cheaper to have a mortgage than rent in Ireland?

We’ve all heard it in the pub, but is it actually true?

# rental-crisis - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Poll: Have you been affected by the rental crisis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you been affected by the rental crisis?

A new report by Daft.ie shows that rent in Dublin is now €380 per month higher than at the peak of the Celtic Tiger years.

# rental-crisis - Monday 11 December, 2017

Flat search: Not one property available to rent for a person on rent supplement

A Simon Communities study has found that the number of rental properties on the market has dropped significantly.

# rental-crisis - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

The average cost of rent in Ireland has never, ever, ever been higher

Overall, rents are now 16% higher than their 2008 peak.

# rental-crisis - Friday 3 November, 2017

We need fines of €1 million for 'unscrupulous' landlords, says senior Dublin City Council official

An RTÉ investigation last night showed widespread breaches in terms of health and safety standards across the private rental sector.

'Nothing but sharks and vultures' - Calls for enforcement after RTÉ documentary on dodgy landlords

The Prime Time Investigates programme highlighted how some landlords were charging over 20 people hundreds of euro a month.

# rental-crisis - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Airbnb criticised for its 'adverse effect' on the rental market in Dublin

There are more than 5,300 places available to rent on Airbnb in Dublin city alone.

# rental-crisis - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Should compulsory purchase orders be used for vacant properties?

Fianna Fail thinks they should.

# rental-crisis - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Coveney says he will regulate Airbnb if 'satisfactory arrangement' not reached over renting

The Housing Minister wants to make it very clear that those who want to use AirBnb need to do so responsibly.

# rental-crisis - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Working group to review if AirBnb should face regulations

Housing Minister Simon Coveney vowed to tackle the issue of landlords renting out their properties through AirBnb.

# rental-crisis - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

How to fix Ireland's rent crisis? We put your questions to Minister Simon Coveney live

There was a large volume of questions sent in by readers covering a wide range of issues.

# rental-crisis - 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.

'New politics my arse' - Gerry Adams is not happy with the rent strategy row

Talks broke up without agreement late last night.

New proposals to prevent landlords using loopholes to evict tenants

The AAA-PBP will bring the motion to the Dáil today.

# rental-crisis - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Poll: Do you think the Government's new "rent pressure zones" proposal will be effective? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the Government's new "rent pressure zones" proposal will be effective?

The Government has unveiled a new strategy in an attempt to combat the ongoing rental crisis.

Eoin Ó Broin TD: 'Minister Coveney failed struggling renters yesterday'

Simon Coveney has given landlords increased level of returns while failing to provide tenants with certainty or security, writes Eoin Ó Broin.

# rental-crisis - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

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

The government has launched its plan to tackle rising rents.

# rental-crisis - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Scammers using Whatsapp and Daft to extort money from desperate renters

The property letting website has asked the messaging app for assistance to shut down the scam.

# rental-crisis - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

It's a nightmare to find students digs, so the government is hiring someone to help

An allocation of €49,000 has been given for a new student accommodation officer.

# rental-crisis - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

What on earth is the solution to the rental crisis?

Irish rents have broken the €1,000 monthly average for the first time since pre-crash 2008. Where will it all end?

# rental-crisis - Friday 6 November, 2015

These two men have been talking up the new plan on rents and housing supply

Full details of the plan agreed between the Finance and Environment ministers will be unveiled next Tuesday.

# rental-crisis - Wednesday 21 October, 2015