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# prtb - Sunday 4 June, 2017

'It's about tenants supporting each other': Support group aims to help renters fight for their rights

The DTA is a grassroots, peer-advocacy and tenant support group based around Dublin 7.

# prtb - Saturday 10 September, 2016

'It's exploitation': Homeless charities condemn 'two-tier' tenants laws

Students or other tenants in houseshares who are not on the lease are “second-class” housemates who do not qualify for tenancy rights, the Peter McVerry Trust told

# prtb - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Rents around the country are still rising, rising, rising...

Rents nationwide were up almost 10% last year, while in Dublin they now outstrip the peak levels of 2007.

# prtb - 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.

# prtb - 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.

# prtb - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Landlord convicted of breaking the law after accepting rent supplement

Two landlords had criminal proceedings brought against them.

# prtb - Thursday 18 June, 2015

'It's time the government delivered rent certainty to tenants'

Rents across the country have leaped massively once more according to the latest figures from the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB).

# prtb - Thursday 12 February, 2015

New letting agency will pay tenants not to leave properties in a state

This new and friendly approach is going down well with tenants and landlords alike.

# prtb - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Family who slept in car after being evicted allowed back home

The family returned on 20 November to find a notice from the Sheriff saying their home had been repossessed.

# prtb - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Landlord fined €55k for not registering tenants

He was sent a number of notices about each tenant, but failed to register them.

# prtb - Friday 24 October, 2014

Rental market report 'offers absolutely nothing for tenants'

A report yesterday suggested that rent controls would not help the rental market.

# prtb - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Tenancies board to investigate how rents can be brought under control

A major study has been announced by the the Private Residential Tenancies Board.

# prtb - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

New database will reveal exactly how much rent your neighbours pay

The PRTB also found there was an increase in rents nationally but a fall in Dublin rents.

# prtb - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Household Charge: Councils granted access to rented accommodation database

Phil Hogan has cleared the way for the PRTB, which governs tenancies in Ireland, to share data with local councils.

# prtb - 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.

# prtb - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Call for inquiry after €32m in state rental deposits goes missing

A Dublin TD is calling the situation a ‘scandal’.

# prtb - 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.