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#Renting

# renting - Monday 20 November, 2017

Poll: Should there be an NCT-style system for privately rented accommodation? Renting This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be an NCT-style system for privately rented accommodation?

There are calls for the introduction of severe penalties for landlords who place the lives and health of tenants at risk.

# renting - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Renter told she'd be sharing a room with another female, after she paid deposit the 'landlord' said she'd be sharing with him

Licensee renters have very few of the same rights given to other tenants.

# renting - Friday 10 November, 2017

'I don't see why not': Jail time could be the penalty for substandard accommodation

“We’re talking about criminals who are abusing people’s human rights,” the Housing Minister said earlier today.

# renting - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Poll: Should landlords face fines up to €1 million for breaching health and safety regulations? Renting This post contains a poll

Poll: Should landlords face fines up to €1 million for breaching health and safety regulations?

An RTÉ Investigates documentary found dangerously overcrowded accommodation in sub-standard buildings in Dublin.

# renting - Thursday 2 November, 2017

16 people in a single bedroom, 64 people renting a house: Documentary shows state of Ireland's rental 'nightmares'

A new investigation shows widespread breaches in terms of health and safety standards across the private rental sector.

# renting - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

The reality of house hunting on HAP: 'Please don’t call back if I don’t email you the address'

A HAP applicant stands no chance against a well paid individual seeking the same property, writes Chris O’Donnell.

# renting - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Councils to clamp down on Airbnb use due to potential 'negative impact' on rental sector

A letter sent to local authorities states owners should not be allowed to rent their properties for more than five nights in a row.

# renting - Friday 13 October, 2017

Mother returned home from work to find rented home boarded up

The Residential Tenancies Board has been granted an interim injunction ordering the landlord to allow the family to return.

# renting - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals

Concerns have been raised about the effect home-sharing is having on the rental market.

# renting - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

FactFind: What is the state of social house building in Ireland?

We break down the argument over waiting list figures – and what the government says it will do to clear them (or not).

# renting - Monday 4 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge 21 things you've definitely encountered if you're trying to rent in Dublin right now Location Location Locaaagh

21 things you've definitely encountered if you're trying to rent in Dublin right now

Welcome to the Hunger Games. May the odds be ever in your favour.

# renting - Sunday 3 September, 2017

New Irish company matches lonely older people with students and professionals looking for somewhere to live

The Irish company aims to pair up people with different needs in order to solve their issues.

# renting - 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.

# renting - 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.

# renting - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Landlords are evicting tenants and doing up their properties as a 'back door' around rent limits

Housing charity Threshold launched its pre-Budget submission today.

# renting - Monday 21 August, 2017

Tenants awarded 'substantial compensation' for discrimination by landlord

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

# renting - 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.

# renting - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Government has 'no plans' to abolish stamp duty for tenants paying over €2,500 a month in rent

The Social Democrats has criticised the Government over the stamp duty limits.

# renting - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Generation Rent: 'We cannot sit back while people are put into bedsits'

Eoghan Murphy’s thoughts on re-introducing bedsits is another blow to those of us who are struggling, writes Adam Tyrell.

# renting - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Paying over €2,500 a month rent in a house share? Then you should be paying stamp duty

Stamp duty is the fee payable on the instruments used to transfer property.

# renting - Saturday 24 June, 2017

New Bill seeks to limit Airbnb rentals to six weeks per year

Senator Kevin Humphrey says short term rental platforms should have to register their properties.

# renting - 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.

# renting - Thursday 6 April, 2017

One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics

Births, deaths and everything in between: Here’s what you need to know about Census 2016.

# renting - 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.

# renting - 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.

# renting - 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.

# renting - 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”.

# renting - Friday 20 January, 2017

Landlords rapped on the knuckles for threatening new charges after rent caps

The Irish Property Owners Association has been given a dressing down by the competition watchdog.

# renting - 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.

# renting - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Poll: Should first-time buyers be allowed to use renting history in mortgage applications? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should first-time buyers be allowed to use renting history in mortgage applications?

The Department of Finance thinks it’s a good idea.

# renting - Saturday 10 September, 2016

'It's exploitation': Homeless charities condemn 'two-tier' tenants laws

Students or other tenants in houseshares who are not on the lease are “second-class” housemates who do not qualify for tenancy rights, the Peter McVerry Trust told TheJournal.ie.

# renting - Friday 9 September, 2016

QUIZ: What Kind Of Flatmates Do You Need?

Whether you’re flying the coop for the first time, or on your millionth houseshare, it’s need-to-know info.

# renting - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 emotions everyone goes through when looking for a place to live on Daft Emotional Rollercoaster

11 emotions everyone goes through when looking for a place to live on Daft

It’s an emotional rollercoaster.

# renting - Monday 22 August, 2016

Here's what students need to know when looking for accommodation

Threshold’s Michael McCarthy Flynn talks about ways to protect yourself in the rental market.

# renting - Saturday 2 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge 8 things Dublin rental ads say... and what they really mean To Let

# renting - Monday 13 June, 2016

Landlords could face NCT-style checks to bring rental properties up to standard

Housing charity Threshold said some tenants are now “afraid” to complain about sub-standard accommodation.

# renting - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Student accommodation nightmares: 'I couldn't even stand up straight in my room'

As the academic year comes to a close, one student tells of her experiences of trying to find somewhere to live

# renting - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 things every girl who's lived with a load of lads knows to be true Living With Lads

# renting - Friday 8 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge This comedy sketch perfectly sums up the pain of trying to find a flat in Dublin The Apartment Games

This comedy sketch perfectly sums up the pain of trying to find a flat in Dublin

May the rent be ever in your favour.

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