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Dublin: 12 °C Saturday 17 November, 2018


# rent - Monday 12 November, 2018

'It's clearly not working': TDs hit out at Rent Pressure Zone laws as prices continue to soar

The latest quarterly report found that the average monthly rent nationwide is €1,334.

# rent - Friday 2 November, 2018

Cost of renting near Luas stops €3,360 higher per year compared with other parts of Dublin

The findings were made as part of the latest Luas Rental Price report from

# rent - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Explainer: What will the new Airbnb laws mean for homeowners and landlords?

The much-anticipated regulations will come into force in June 2019 in areas with high housing demand.

# rent - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Advert for 'glorified shed', being rented for €700/month, removed from website

The listing for the Dublin property was removed after a backlash.

# rent - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Strengthening rent caps and 'first-class emergency accommodation': What the Budget means for housing Homelessness This post contains videos

Strengthening rent caps and 'first-class emergency accommodation': What the Budget means for housing

Almost 10,000 people in Ireland are homeless, with many priced out of the rental market.

# rent - Saturday 29 September, 2018

New Department of Health headquarters were empty for over a year - costing almost €16m

The OPW entered into a lease to accommodate the HQs of the Departments of Children & Youth Affairs and Health, in addition to parts of the Departments of Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform.

# rent - Thursday 27 September, 2018

The national average rent is now almost €1,100 per month

Rent has increased by 8.8% in Dublin and by 7.6% nationally.

# rent - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Landlord who refused rent allowance payment from family ordered to pay €14,000 WRC

Landlord who refused rent allowance payment from family ordered to pay €14,000

The landlord has 42 days in which to make the €14,000 payment to the couple.

# rent - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Site with planning permission for over 400 apartments on sale for €32 million

The vacancy rate in Dublin’s private rented sector has been below 2% for more than four years.

# rent - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

'Exercise particular caution': Here's how to make sure you don't fall victim to a fake rental scam

This time of year sees a spike in rental scams, housing and tenant advocacy charity Threshold has said.

# rent - Monday 20 August, 2018

From The Daily Edge Here's what student accommodation in Dublin looked like back in 1984 Yall Mind If I Scream

Here's what student accommodation in Dublin looked like back in 1984

The price will probably make your eyes water.

# rent - Friday 17 August, 2018

Dublin rental prices now €500-a-month higher than boom time as students 'left scraping the barrel'

The latest rental figures show increases across the country.

# rent - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Just 8% of rental properties are available within rent support limits

That’s according to a study conducted by the Simon Communities.

# rent - Sunday 12 August, 2018

From The Daily Edge 13 tweets about renting that will make you feel pure and utter despair Housing Hell

13 tweets about renting that will make you feel pure and utter despair

The spiders in our bath should definitely be contributing.

# rent - Friday 10 August, 2018

'Living with your parents in your late 20s isn't not going to kill you but it’s uncomfortable, it’s stifling'

‘I want to move forward but I’m being forced to take a step back and move back home because of the current rental market’, writes Brigid O’Dea.

# rent - Sunday 5 August, 2018

'It's not Las Vegas, but we've a lot to offer' Move To Mayo This post contains videos

'It's not Las Vegas, but we've a lot to offer'

One village in Co Mayo wants people who are fed up with the cost of living in a city to consider moving there.

# rent - Monday 30 July, 2018

Family of 3 sharing room after landlord tried to increase rent by €500: Ireland's housing horror stories

In five recent cases handled by Threshold, families faced eviction from their homes for a variety of reasons.

# rent - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Landlord ordered to pay couple €6k after refusing HAP allowance to pay rent

The couple said the landlord’s refusal had “a damaging effect for their family, both financially and personally”.

# rent - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Case filed against student accommodation provider that plans to increase rent by 18%

NUI Students Union said, “NUI Galway can’t become an elitist university only accessible to those who can afford ever rising rent.”

# rent - Monday 11 June, 2018

'The private rented sector is broken': Survey says 96% of people found it difficult to find rental home

Less than a third of people surveyed by housing charity Threshold were renting by choice.

# rent - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Over half of available rental properties in Dublin aimed at tourists for short-term stays

The Dublin rental market is set to dip below 1,000 units, for the first time since 2001 by the end of this year.

# rent - Sunday 6 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge 11 of the saddest properties available to rent in Dublin this May Yall Mind If I Scream

11 of the saddest properties available to rent in Dublin this May

Another month, another pile of miserable properties on the market.

# rent - Friday 4 May, 2018

Average rents in Dublin have hit a new record high of €1,875 a month

According to Daft, average rents for properties listed on its website rose nationwide by an average of 11.5% in the year to the end of March.

# rent - Thursday 3 May, 2018

A proposed new law aims to prevent 27% student rent hikes

The Residential Tenancies (student rents, rights and protections) Bill 2018 was introduced in the Dáil yesterday.

# rent - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Rental prices: These are the most expensive Dart and Luas stops to live next to

Sandymount Dart station is the most expensive station to live near, with monthly rents averaging at €2,282.

# rent - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

'Isn’t there something awful about society, that so many people are praying for a house?'

Alone Ireland today launched a campaign called ‘How will you pay the rent when you retire?’

# rent - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'It's infuriating': Tenants frustrated as minister hails 'slowdown' in rent rises

Minister Eoghan Murphy described a slowdown in rent growth in Dublin as “positive”, but renters are still feeling the effect of rent increases.

# rent - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

There are four counties where the average rent exceeds €1,000 per month

The pressure on rent in Dublin appears to be having a ripple effect on nearby counties.

# rent - Monday 12 March, 2018

'Landlord said it was none of his business': Tenants left 'in limbo' after vulture funds buy property

Housing charity Threshold says numerous renters had contacted it over problems with vulture funds and receivers.

# rent - Saturday 3 March, 2018

'What used to be low-rent areas will stay high now': How Airbnb is 'worsening crisis' in some Dublin areas

While certainly not the cause of the housing crisis, campaigners say legislation is needed to prevent it exacerbating the problem further.

# rent - Saturday 24 February, 2018

How tech firms outside Dublin are luring staff away from the capital

Companies in Cork, Limerick and Galway are targeting workers increasingly priced out of Ireland’s main city.

# rent - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Minister says there are rents in Dublin 'at a fraction of headline figures'

“I know everybody always quotes the high areas, but there are rents available at a fraction of the cost quoted on the headline figures.”

# rent - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

'Deeply troubling': Dublin rent €380 higher a month than at Celtic Tiger peak

The lowest average rents were in Leitrim, at €542; and Donegal, at €599, a Rent Report found.

# rent - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Landlords would face much steeper fines for breaching rules under proposed laws

The bill has received cross-party support

# rent - Friday 12 January, 2018

Rise of 25% in the number of tenants defying their eviction notices

In 2016, there were 553 dispute cases regarding eviction orders made to the Residential Tenancies Board.

# rent - Monday 25 December, 2017

Read the emails sent to Leo in his first month as Taoiseach

People wanted to talk to Varadkar about the Pride Parade, the Eighth Amendment and the cost of rent.

# rent - Monday 11 December, 2017

Flat search: Not one property available to rent for a person on rent supplement

A Simon Communities study has found that the number of rental properties on the market has dropped significantly.

# rent - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

The average cost of rent in Ireland has never, ever, ever been higher

Overall, rents are now 16% higher than their 2008 peak.

# rent - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Poll: Should landlords be able to move tenants out to carry out renovations? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should landlords be able to move tenants out to carry out renovations?

It’s been described as a ‘back door’ for terminating leases.

# rent - Friday 13 October, 2017

Mother returned home from work to find rented home boarded up

The Residential Tenancies Board has been granted an interim injunction ordering the landlord to allow the family to return.

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