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# generation-rent - Monday 8 February, 2021

Rents in Dublin are falling - but rising everywhere else
# Property
# Property

Rents in Dublin are falling - but rising everywhere else

Feb 8th 2021, 6:10 AM 44,604 Views 29 Comments

The supply of rental properties in Dublin is far higher this February than in February 2020.

# generation-rent - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

'They are not living extravagant lives': 1 in 3 renters in debt struggling to meet repayments, think-tank says
# Squeezed
# Squeezed

'They are not living extravagant lives': 1 in 3 renters in debt struggling to meet repayments, think-tank says

Mar 4th 2020, 6:20 AM 25,294 Views 42 Comments

Tasc has said its report challenged the idea that people get into debt because of a “personal failing”.

# generation-rent - Sunday 23 February, 2020

'This is just the tipping point': The cost of being a student in Ireland has skyrocketed in the past decade
# Notabusiness
# Notabusiness

'This is just the tipping point': The cost of being a student in Ireland has skyrocketed in the past decade

Feb 23rd 2020, 9:30 AM 32,668 Views 113 Comments

Students protested this week in UCD on more than one occasion about the high cost of rent.

# generation-rent - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Students warned to watch for rental scams ahead of house-hunting season
# Generation Rent
# Generation Rent

Students warned to watch for rental scams ahead of house-hunting season

Jul 25th 2019, 6:15 AM 9,111 Views 8 Comments

The USI says people are ‘taking advantage of the housing crisis and accommodation shortage’.

# generation-rent - Monday 13 May, 2019

The average cost of renting a property in Dublin is now over €2,000
# Highest Ever
# Highest Ever

The average cost of renting a property in Dublin is now over €2,000

May 13th 2019, 6:00 AM 57,176 Views 102 Comments

There are 2,700 homes available to rent nationwide – the lowest recorded number – according to the latest report from Daft.ie.

# generation-rent - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Dublin now in top 5 most expensive places to rent in Europe, research finds
# Up And Up And Up
# Up And Up And Up

Dublin now in top 5 most expensive places to rent in Europe, research finds

Mar 13th 2019, 10:40 AM 35,820 Views 83 Comments

Only London, Moscow, Zurich and Geneva have higher rents in Europe, according to ECA International.

# generation-rent - Sunday 26 August, 2018

'Even the bouncy castle industry in Ireland has representation: Generation Rent needs a voice'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Even the bouncy castle industry in Ireland has representation: Generation Rent needs a voice'

Aug 26th 2018, 7:30 PM 16,402 Views 10 Comments

One in five households rent nationally – and that could well remain the situation.

# generation-rent - Monday 30 July, 2018

Family of 3 sharing room after landlord tried to increase rent by €500: Ireland's housing horror stories
# Threshold
# Threshold

Family of 3 sharing room after landlord tried to increase rent by €500: Ireland's housing horror stories

Jul 30th 2018, 12:05 AM 70,256 Views 119 Comments

In five recent cases handled by Threshold, families faced eviction from their homes for a variety of reasons.

# generation-rent - Monday 11 June, 2018

'The private rented sector is broken': Survey says 96% of people found it difficult to find rental home
# Threshold
# Threshold

'The private rented sector is broken': Survey says 96% of people found it difficult to find rental home

Jun 11th 2018, 6:05 AM 15,923 Views 52 Comments

Less than a third of people surveyed by housing charity Threshold were renting by choice.

# generation-rent - Monday 7 May, 2018

'I'm 27. I'm living at home. Going through the same hall door since I was in a school uniform'
# Fair Rent Model
# Fair Rent Model

'I'm 27. I'm living at home. Going through the same hall door since I was in a school uniform'

May 7th 2018, 8:45 AM 160,053 Views 148 Comments

But a new plan for Inchicore means that ordinary young people like me can dream about renting at a price I can afford, writes Nicola Quinn.

# generation-rent - Thursday 26 April, 2018

'There are two choices: stay in Dublin and pay the price or leave Dublin and pay the price'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'There are two choices: stay in Dublin and pay the price or leave Dublin and pay the price'

Apr 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 322,290 Views 119 Comments

The neverending race to secure affordable accommodation continues its painful existence in Dublin, writes Colm Boohig.

# generation-rent - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'It's infuriating': Tenants frustrated as minister hails 'slowdown' in rent rises
# Generation Rent
# Generation Rent

'It's infuriating': Tenants frustrated as minister hails 'slowdown' in rent rises

Mar 22nd 2018, 12:05 AM 22,496 Views 47 Comments

Minister Eoghan Murphy described a slowdown in rent growth in Dublin as “positive”, but renters are still feeling the effect of rent increases.

# generation-rent - Saturday 3 March, 2018

'What used to be low-rent areas will stay high now': How Airbnb is 'worsening crisis' in some Dublin areas
# Rent
# Rent

'What used to be low-rent areas will stay high now': How Airbnb is 'worsening crisis' in some Dublin areas

Mar 3rd 2018, 6:05 AM 38,489 Views 62 Comments

While certainly not the cause of the housing crisis, campaigners say legislation is needed to prevent it exacerbating the problem further.

# generation-rent - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Almost a quarter of renters now pay more than €1,300 a month for accommodation
# Crowded Market
# Crowded Market

Almost a quarter of renters now pay more than €1,300 a month for accommodation

Aug 30th 2017, 6:00 AM 15,969 Views 37 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Board publishes its annual report for 2016 today.

# generation-rent - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Silent bids and avocados: Are house prices really out of the reach of Irish millennials?
# Generation Rent
# Generation Rent

Silent bids and avocados: Are house prices really out of the reach of Irish millennials?

Aug 20th 2017, 12:05 AM 50,631 Views 80 Comments

New research shows that house prices in Ireland are much less affordable than they were 30 years ago.

# generation-rent - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Landlords express 'absolute outrage' at new rent control plans
# Shellshocked
# Shellshocked

Landlords express 'absolute outrage' at new rent control plans

Mar 9th 2017, 6:08 PM 46,942 Views 73 Comments

At a meeting last night, landlords urged the government to address issues of supply.

# generation-rent - Thursday 9 February, 2017

'Letting agencies said that a landlord will never choose me in the rental lottery because I have kids'
# Rental Bias
# Rental Bias

'Letting agencies said that a landlord will never choose me in the rental lottery because I have kids'

Feb 9th 2017, 6:30 AM 7,252 Views 45 Comments

Irish landlords are using the rental crisis to discriminate against families with children.

# generation-rent - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 14th 2016, 6:45 AM 218 Views 93 Comments

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