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Poll: Are you in favour of a time-limited rent freeze?

The constitutionality of a rent freeze has been debated for some time.

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LABOUR PARTY LEADERSHIP candidate Alan Kelly yesterday published legal advice he received while housing minister which said that a rent freeze could be constitutional

Several parties were in favour of a rent freeze going into the recent election and a Sinn Féin proposal seeking such a measure actually passed through the Dáil in December.

Fianna Fáil reiterated its stance last week that it believes such a measure would be unconstitutional, despite suggestions that the party was open to changing its position.

The constitutionality of a rent freeze has been debated for some time, but would you be in favour of it?

Poll: Are you in favour of a time-limited rent freeze?

Poll Results:

Yes (6395)
No (3498)
Don't know (538)

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Rónán Duffy

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