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# rents - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Minister says there are rents in Dublin 'at a fraction of headline figures'

“I know everybody always quotes the high areas, but there are rents available at a fraction of the cost quoted on the headline figures.”

# rents - 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 shows that rent in Dublin is now €380 per month higher than at the peak of the Celtic Tiger years.

# rents - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Residential Tenancies Board dealing with four to five illegal eviction cases a week

The RTB director said that the it was working to make sure landlords were “doing the right thing” across a number of areas when it came to renting.

# rents - Thursday 23 November, 2017

These new rules aim to help tenants if landlords seek a 'back door' around rent limits

The Residential Tenancies Board wants to make clear what constitutes ‘substantial change’ to a property.

# rents - Monday 28 August, 2017

Penneys and discount supermarkets are making other retailers decrease their prices

Intense competition is forcing retailers to pass on cost savings, according to Savills’ latest retail report.

# rents - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Locked out: Most people on housing benefits still can't afford to rent

The Simon Community study found that some 630 properties available to rent are beyond the reach of those on HAP.

# rents - Monday 10 July, 2017

Retailers say the rates they have to pay are way too high and it's damaging business

Retail Ireland has called for urgent reform of the rates system.

# rents - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

A tenants' group will protest outside the country's biggest private landlord today

Members of the Dublin Tenants’ Association will today picket outside the offices of Ires Reit.

# rents - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Rents are up across the country, but down in Dublin

The average cost of renting in the country across all properties is now €987.

# rents - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Fraud, high rents, no accommodation: The problems facing Ireland's international students

International students studying in Ireland are facing a myriad of problems.

# rents - 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.

# rents - Saturday 18 February, 2017

The 19 most expensive cities in the world to rent a property

Do you have a spare €1,946 per month?

# rents - 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.

# rents - Monday 9 January, 2017

Rent crisis: to ask Minister Simon Coveney YOUR rent questions on Facebook

We’ll be live from Facebook headquarters at 6pm on Wednesday so get your questions on rent in now.

# rents - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Poll: If the Government falls over rents, would you vote the same way again in another election? Fallout This post contains a poll

Poll: If the Government falls over rents, would you vote the same way again in another election?

This morning the barely six-month-old government is facing a major crisis over Fianna Fáil’s objections to its rental plans.

# rents - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Simon Coveney rules out reducing rent cap limit from 4% to 2%

Fianna Fáil has criticised government proposals to limit rent increases in “pressure zones” in Dublin and Cork.

# rents - 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.

# rents - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Out of reach: 'Young people now have nowhere to rent in the city that they work in'

The government is set to oppose Sinn Féin’s bill on rent certainty.

# rents - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

'Disastrous effects' as average rents across Ireland have soared to an all-time high

The annual rate of rental inflation is almost 12%, the highest level ever recorded by

# rents - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Crisis in rental market 'won't be fixed by simply capping rents'

The government’s national strategy for the rental sector will be published by the end of the year.

# rents - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Dublin rents have bypassed the Celtic Tiger peak and reached an all-time high

The Residential Tenancy Board index shows the surge in rents has now spread outside of the capital.

# rents - 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.

# rents - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Rents in Dublin have now smashed through their highest Celtic Tiger price level

The pace of price growth has slowed in recent times, however.

# rents - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Do you have to move out because your landlord is selling up? Now they'll have to prove it

The aim is to stop landlords putting properties back on the market for higher rent.

# rents - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Man can't afford to live anywhere - builds bedroom 'pod' in someone else's apartment

If you think the rents in Dublin are crazy, you should see what they’re like in San Francisco, California…

# rents - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Rents around the country are still rising, rising, rising...

Rents nationwide were up almost 10% last year, while in Dublin they now outstrip the peak levels of 2007.

# rents - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Things are about to get even more squeezed for companies in Dublin

Commercial rents are expected to rise by 12% in the capital in the next year.

# rents - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Dublin rents are nearly back to boom-time levels

Rents in the capital increased by 8.7% over the course of a year.

# rents - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Five Irish shopping centres were just bought for a combined €175 million

Not your average shopping centre spree.

# rents - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

'I hope it works': Two-year rent freeze to tackle housing crisis

The government has announced a new package of measures it hopes will tackle the long-running housing crisis.

# rents - Friday 6 November, 2015

Leading NGOs say ‘government wrangling’ has delayed action on the homelessness crisis

Government ministers are being called “to set ideology aside and respond to the reality that confronts us”.

# rents - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Alan 'Jose Mourinho' Kelly's big idea to solve the rent crisis is dead

Labour admits it’s unlikely that rent certainty will form part of the government’s plans.

# rents - Thursday 15 October, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Rents have hit an all-time high and the housing crisis is worsening Property News This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: Rents have hit an all-time high and the housing crisis is worsening

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# rents - Friday 9 October, 2015

Irish rents have scored a new record - and it's not a good one

Prices have topped the peaks of even the Celtic Tiger property bubble.

# rents - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Homeless families occupy show house in west Dublin

The protest began at 3pm this afternoon and is being led by Ruth Coppinger TD.

# rents - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Rent a flat in Dublin? Monthly payments have shot up by over a hundred quid

Dublin rents now are just 3.5 per cent lower than their highest point.

# rents - 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.

# rents - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Poll: How do you feel about Ireland's housing situation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How do you feel about Ireland's housing situation?

Property prices were on the up and up in May once again – how do you feel about things as they stand?

# rents - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about the Clerys closure, tax havens and high flyers.

# rents - Thursday 18 June, 2015

'It's time the government delivered rent certainty to tenants'

Rents across the country have leaped massively once more according to the latest figures from the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB).

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