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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# bad property

All time
'Someone put it on a trailer and drove off': An entire house was stolen in Oregon
But don’t worry, it was found.
# empty space
Land barons could be taxed for vacant property to ease the housing squeeze
The government wants to know if landholders are just sitting on unused property until the value goes up.
# Pay Up
Revenue took property tax from wages of 68,000 people who didn't pay
The compliance rate for the past two years has been 95%.
# The rent is too damn high
Couple sees rent on Dublin apartment go up 51% in one month
“We are a hard-working professional couple and it seems like one hurdle after another.”
# limits
New mortgage rules 'will stop another boom... but rents could explode'
But the Central Bank could relax its rules for first-time buyers.
# Rent
140 staff let go as iconic Bewley's café in Dublin closes for six months
The cafe’s owners say it is currently significantly loss making.