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# rent-control - 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 46,930 Views 73 Comments

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

# rent-control - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

There was an almighty jump in rents while everyone waited for price controls
# Through The Roof
# Through The Roof

There was an almighty jump in rents while everyone waited for price controls

Nov 17th 2015, 10:35 AM 35,956 Views 83 Comments

Cork and Galway have had their biggest increases in at least 10 years.

# rent-control - Monday 16 November, 2015

Why a two-year rent freeze could do a lot more harm than good
# Cold Comfort
# Cold Comfort

Why a two-year rent freeze could do a lot more harm than good

Nov 16th 2015, 9:54 AM 12,503 Views 39 Comments

The government’s rent-control measures were announced last week.

# rent-control - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Renting in Berlin is a lot easier than in Dublin because of this one rule
# Berlin
# Berlin

Renting in Berlin is a lot easier than in Dublin because of this one rule

Jul 14th 2015, 6:05 AM 18,755 Views 37 Comments

Measures introduced by Berlin last month have already brought rents down by 3.1%.

# rent-control - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Would we have saved any money if rent control existed here 10 years ago?
# Rent Certainty
# Rent Certainty

Would we have saved any money if rent control existed here 10 years ago?

Jun 11th 2015, 5:19 PM 1,200 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie took a look at what impact linking rents to inflation would have.

# rent-control - Thursday 4 June, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Are we getting rent control?
# Shovel Ready
# Shovel Ready

This week’s vital property news: Are we getting rent control?

Jun 4th 2015, 3:57 PM 3,309 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# rent-control - Monday 1 June, 2015

Alan Kelly wants to bring in measures that sound a lot like rent controls
# Flat Rate
# Flat Rate

Alan Kelly wants to bring in measures that sound a lot like rent controls

Jun 1st 2015, 3:15 PM 21,089 Views 111 Comments

The Labour minister wants to put the lid on prices by linking them to inflation.

# rent-control - Monday 15 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 15th 2014, 1:25 PM 9,038 Views 85 Comments

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

# rent-control - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 19th 2014, 8:00 AM 212 Views 43 Comments

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

# rent-control - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Would rent control actually solve any of our problems?
# Reigning It In
# Reigning It In

Would rent control actually solve any of our problems?

Nov 13th 2014, 3:38 PM 2,081 Views 2 Comments

A report by the Private Rental Tenancies Board last month dismissed it as a course of action – but how has it fared internationally?

# rent-control - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

'The government needs to act now': Demand for homeless service up 25%
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

'The government needs to act now': Demand for homeless service up 25%

Jul 23rd 2014, 8:09 AM 4,225 Views 39 Comments

Focus Ireland helped 10,000 people last year who were on the streets or at risk of becoming homeless.

# rent-control - Monday 12 May, 2014

Poll: Do you think rents in Dublin should be capped?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think rents in Dublin should be capped?

May 12th 2014, 9:15 AM 17,362 Views 153 Comments

The average rent in Dublin is now €1,289.

# rent-control - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Calls for rent controls are blatantly stupid
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Calls for rent controls are blatantly stupid

Jan 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 64 Views 62 Comments

Proposing a simplistic solution to arbitrarily attempt to solve one facet of Ireland’s housing problem is just bad policymaking, writes Aaron McKenna.