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#Landlords

# landlords - 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”.

# landlords - 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.

# landlords - 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.

# landlords - 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.

# landlords - Friday 2 December, 2016

Landlords condemn proposed laws which would make it more difficult to evict tenants

The Irish Property Owners Association (IPOA) said there are two sections which “infringe the property rights of landlords” and do nothing to help tenants.

# landlords - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Some landlords are demanding tenancy deposits of three months up front

A survey has also shown that 60% of people have had problems getting their deposit returned.

# landlords - Friday 17 June, 2016

"Don't blame landlords for the current housing crisis"

IPOA Chair Stephen Faughnan argues that landlords are being priced out of the rental market.

# landlords - 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.

# landlords - 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.

# landlords - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Two landlords slapped with criminal convictions for failing to register tenants

The Private Residential Tenancies Board took legal action against the landlords for failing to register their tenancies.

# landlords - Monday 18 January, 2016

Settling a dispute with your landlord just got cheaper

Fees for the Private Residential Tenancies Board mediation service have been scrapped.

# landlords - Friday 25 December, 2015

I’m normal, I always pay bills and I've no weird habits, but I still can’t find a room to rent

I’ve queued up with over 30 people to get into view a house. Then you have to pitch yourself, X-Factor style, as to why they should pick you.

# landlords - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Will landlords forego extra rent to help families on the brink of homelessness?

One charity is asking them to consider it.

# landlords - 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.

# landlords - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge 8 landlords who proved landlords can be good people Rent

8 landlords who proved landlords can be good people

“Some old crank rang about a party last night.”

Poll: Have you ever had to move because of high rents? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever had to move because of high rents?

Or were you able to weather it out?

# landlords - Friday 26 June, 2015

'An absolute scandal': Tenants could face eviction for not paying water charges

Richard Boyd Barrett has said the measure is “draconian”.

# landlords - Monday 8 June, 2015

Student accommodation is an absolute disaster in this country – when will government respond?

On-campus accommodation is snapped up a lightning speed, leaving vulnerable young people at the mercy of the inhospitable private market.

# landlords - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Tenants' rights are being trampled on, but there's a lack of political will to help

Tenants in the private rental sector are being treated like second-class citizens; a change is needed.

# landlords - Monday 25 May, 2015

What happens to you if your landlord doesn't pay their mortgage?

Things can get tricky if your property falls into the hands of the bank.

# landlords - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Two landlords have been convicted and fined for not playing by the rules

Nether registered their tenancy as is required.

# landlords - Thursday 14 May, 2015

What part of the country will bring you the biggest return on investment property?

Investors can expect a return of between 5% and 8% broadly speaking.

# landlords - Thursday 7 May, 2015

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This week’s vital property news: Irish Water and landlords and Ireland's oldest gay bar

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# landlords - Sunday 8 March, 2015

'Rent certainty' might be coming, but could landlords get hikes in first?

One housing charity is worried that they might.

# landlords - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Landlords say rent control is not the answer - bring back bedsits instead

The Government needs to to encourage supply, not restrict it according to landlords.

# landlords - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Irish Water asking landlords for their tenants' contact details

New water legislation is being planned, and landlords are concerned the Government is pressing ahead with plans to take unpaid bills from rental deposits.

# landlords - Monday 23 February, 2015

What would Albert Einstein say about Ireland's housing crisis?

We are, once again, beset by the destructive dichotomy of the two-horse race that is renting or owning.

# landlords - Monday 16 February, 2015

The figures are in: Are you paying above average for your rented property?

People are now not driven to commuter belts by a preference for green space – but by the hard maths of affordability.

# landlords - Monday 15 December, 2014

'There needs to be a two-year freeze on rents' says Labour TD

Éamonn Maloney says the freezes are needed to stop Dublin from becoming a “landlords’ paradise”.

# landlords - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Management company threatens to cut off water until tenants register with Irish Water Exclusive

But they say “unclear policies” on water charges have forced their hand.

# landlords - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Opinion: Rent controls ARE a viable option in calming Ireland's housing crisis

Some commentators who dismiss rent controls as being counter-productive are actually talking about rent freezes – an entirely different scheme.

# landlords - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Thousands of rentals in Dublin aren't good enough to pass council inspections

Out of the 5,984 rentals inspected, 5,228 were served with enforcement notices.

# landlords - Friday 17 October, 2014

Landlords to Irish Water: Don't expect us to act as your collection agents

It follows days of uncertainty over who will eventually be held liable, if tenants refuse to register and pay for the contentious charges.

# landlords - Friday 18 April, 2014

Landlords evicting tenants for putting their homes on Airbnb

A petition has been set up calling on lawmakers in San Francisco to stop the evictions.

# landlords - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

500 doors knocked on as Dublin litter crackdown targets landlords

The council can bring landlords to court if they’re found to not be complying with litter laws.

# landlords - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Government to roll out deposit guarantee scheme - Hayden

Labour senator Aideen Hayden said that the move will help protect vulnerable tenants against “profiteering” landlords.

# landlords - Monday 15 July, 2013

Rise in 'accidental landlords' as homeowners rent out properties to cover mortgage costs

FLAC noted a “striking” rise in queries about housing such matters, which were up almost 70 per cent since 2011.

# landlords - Friday 1 February, 2013

Bedsits are history thanks to new regulations effective from today

Rental properties are now required to have separate bathrooms, independently controlled heating appliances and adequate food preparation and storage facilities.

# landlords - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Residential rents could rise by as much as 7 per cent by 2014

Property experts have said families and couples choosing to rent instead of buying has increased dramatically.

# landlords - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Poll: Should landlords be held financially accountable for tenants’ behaviour? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should landlords be held financially accountable for tenants’ behaviour?

Should landlords be held financially accountable for tenants’ anti-social behaviour?