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# 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?

# landlords - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Poll: Should renters be liable for the property tax? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should renters be liable for the property tax?

The law that will bring in the property tax next year makes residential property owners liable for the household charge but should those who rent pay it instead?

# landlords - Friday 21 September, 2012

Column: With so many empty houses, why are people still homeless?

Almost 4,000 people are homeless in Ireland. Joyce Loughnan of Focus Ireland outlines what we need to do.

# landlords - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Students warned to choose their landlord and potential flatmates carefully

Students have been advised to thoroughly check the credentials of prospective landlords – and make sure they get along with housemates – before signing a lease.

# landlords - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Column: Our landlord went into receivership – now we’re in limbo

Her building crumbling and in legal limbo, Alsa Campbell writes about how tenants are finding themselves at the sharp end of landlords’ financial troubles.

# landlords - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Charity insists tenants should not be liable for household charge

A group representing landlords said its members would be forced to pass on the charge to tenants as TDs today outlined their reasons for not paying.

# landlords - Monday 5 December, 2011

Column: Landlords who don’t accept rent allowance are lazy – and classist

There’s an unpleasant undercurrent in Ireland that distrusts people on state assistance, writes Lisa McInerney. But it’s short-sighted, unfair and snobbish.

# landlords - Friday 25 November, 2011

High retail rents costing jobs, say stores

High rents for retail stores are costing jobs, company owners have said. A review by Retail Excellence Ireland said that rents were reduced by nearly 4 per cent over a two-year period, while 50,000 jobs were lost in the sector.

# landlords - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

One in three landlords getting rent supplement aren't registered - board

The Private Residential Tenancies Board tells an Oireachtas committee that some 17,000 landlords haven’t been registered.

# landlords - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Students in sleepout protest over rogue landlords

The USI is highlighting calls for a deposit protection scheme – Housing junior minister Willie Penrose says he is awaiting feedback from the PRTB on the issue.

# landlords - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Owners beware: Landlords turn to dog poop DNA tests Science Gone Mad

Owners beware: Landlords turn to dog poop DNA tests

Who let the dog out? Owners who don’t scoop will now pay.

# landlords - Thursday 10 March, 2011

National housing agency says tenants face evictions over repossessions

Threshold has called for the new government to amend laws so as that tenants’ rights will be protected.

# landlords - Monday 7 February, 2011

Rents fall less than 1 per cent over 2010

Residential rents now cheaper than they were 10 years ago, according to economist Ronan Lyons.

# landlords - Wednesday 10 November, 2010

Landlords who wrongly keep deposits will face fines

Landlords could face fines if they withhold tenant’s deposits, the Minister for Housing has said.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Gardai can’t get their hands on passwords to access Anglo-Irish Bank documents;accounting firm probe emails which ‘rated’ female employees on looks; a college dropout has won the world’s biggest prize in poker.