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# rent - Friday 16 July, 2021

# rent - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?

Jul 14th 2021, 8:02 AM 38,353 Views 70 Comments

A survey has found on average, tenants are spending 36% of their monthly income on rent.

# rent - Friday 9 July, 2021

President Higgins signs rent increase bill into law
# Rent Pressure Zones
# Rent Pressure Zones

President Higgins signs rent increase bill into law

Updated Jul 9th 2021, 9:50 PM 48,959 Views 48 Comments

All rent increases will now be made in line with the nation’s inflation rate.

# rent - Thursday 1 July, 2021

The 4% rent hike rule is being scrapped - now any increase will be decided by inflation
# Rent Pressure Zones
# Rent Pressure Zones

The 4% rent hike rule is being scrapped - now any increase will be decided by inflation

Jul 1st 2021, 12:30 AM 40,596 Views 76 Comments

The new rules are set to come in this month.

# rent - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Landlords will not be allowed to demand in excess of two months’ rent upfront under new rules, including from student renters
# Cabinet Plans
# Cabinet Plans

Landlords will not be allowed to demand in excess of two months’ rent upfront under new rules, including from student renters

Updated Jun 9th 2021, 1:43 PM 62,354 Views 101 Comments
  • Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien brought a memo to Cabinet today that will restrict upfront payment demands made by landlords, reports Political Correspondent Christina Finn
  • The new rules, which will be in place before the next academic year, will ensure that students only have to pay one months' rent at a time.
  • Cabinet has also extended the current Covid-19 protections for renters until January 2022.

# rent - Friday 28 May, 2021

Landlords can impose rent increases of up to 8% under newly-discovered loophole as Covid-19 rent freeze ends
# Renting
# Renting

Landlords can impose rent increases of up to 8% under newly-discovered loophole as Covid-19 rent freeze ends

Updated May 28th 2021, 2:07 PM 81,212 Views 115 Comments
  • Measures that provided for a rent freeze for those in financial trouble were implemented during the pandemic.
  • In Rent Pressure Zones, the maximum rent increase permitted is 4% per annum.
  • Where a landlord carries out a rent review for the first time in two years in an RPZ, a total increase of 8% increase can apply.

# rent - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Housing crisis: Taoiseach under pressure in Dáil as CSO data shows price of a home rose by 4% in 12 months
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Housing crisis: Taoiseach under pressure in Dáil as CSO data shows price of a home rose by 4% in 12 months

Updated May 12th 2021, 1:36 PM 22,907 Views 65 Comments
  • The CSO says prices have risen 3.7% nationally over 12 months
  • Blackrock 'most expensive' Eircode with €615,000 median price
  • Taoiseach says government has pledged "unprecedented funding" for residential construction
Renters facing 'impossible situation' as new report shows drop in number of homes available
# Daft Report
# Daft Report

Renters facing 'impossible situation' as new report shows drop in number of homes available

May 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,361 Views 90 Comments

Rents across the country were 2.1% higher than at the end of 2020.

# rent - Friday 7 May, 2021

Fianna Fáil's message to itself: Deliver housing now or face extinction at the next election
# Housing
# Housing

Fianna Fáil's message to itself: Deliver housing now or face extinction at the next election

May 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 27,421 Views 112 Comments

The FF parliamentary party meeting was told that the party was “drowning in the shadows of Fine Gael housing policy”.

# rent - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Cost of renting home in Ireland grew by 2.7% last year despite Covid-19 pandemic
# Renting
# Renting

Cost of renting home in Ireland grew by 2.7% last year despite Covid-19 pandemic

Mar 24th 2021, 10:55 AM 19,409 Views 91 Comments

That’s according to the Residential Tenancies Board’s latest rent index.

# rent - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Protection for renters in financial difficulty due to Covid-19 extended to 12 July
# Arrears
# Arrears

Protection for renters in financial difficulty due to Covid-19 extended to 12 July

Mar 9th 2021, 7:31 PM 16,234 Views 24 Comments

The protections in place were due to expire on 12 April.

# rent - Monday 8 February, 2021

Rents in Dublin are falling - but rising everywhere else
# Property
# Property

Rents in Dublin are falling - but rising everywhere else

Feb 8th 2021, 6:10 AM 44,224 Views 29 Comments

The supply of rental properties in Dublin is far higher this February than in February 2020.

# rent - Monday 9 November, 2020

Rent costs rise in four of Ireland's five major cities
# Rent
# Rent

Rent costs rise in four of Ireland's five major cities

Nov 9th 2020, 7:54 AM 45,645 Views 55 Comments

Rent prices in Cork, Galway, Limerick and Waterford cities have risen compared to last year.

# rent - Friday 23 October, 2020

Bill preventing evictions from taking place during Level 5 passes all Oireachtas stages
# Renting
# Renting

Bill preventing evictions from taking place during Level 5 passes all Oireachtas stages

Oct 23rd 2020, 4:32 PM 16,257 Views 21 Comments

The Bill will now be sent to the President for early signature.

# rent - Monday 19 October, 2020

Temporary ban on evictions to be implemented during six-week Level 5 restrictions
# Renting
# Renting

Temporary ban on evictions to be implemented during six-week Level 5 restrictions

Oct 19th 2020, 10:55 PM 23,266 Views 31 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced this evening that Ireland will move to Level 5 restrictions for six weeks.

# rent - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

New cost rental scheme will mean tenants could pay 25% to 30% below market rents, says minister
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

New cost rental scheme will mean tenants could pay 25% to 30% below market rents, says minister

Oct 14th 2020, 7:28 PM 32,355 Views 47 Comments

The cost rental scheme will deliver 400 homes.

# rent - Friday 21 August, 2020

National rent prices jumped 1.2% in the last year despite impact of Covid-19
# Daft Report
# Daft Report

National rent prices jumped 1.2% in the last year despite impact of Covid-19

Aug 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 13,306 Views 35 Comments

The latest Daft.ie report shows that the industry has ‘bounced back’ from Covid-19.

# rent - Sunday 12 July, 2020

State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister
# Interview
# Interview

State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister

Jul 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 75,946 Views 101 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview, the minister said his department is drawing up a detailed submission which will seek to acquire properties.

# rent - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

The average sale price of a home in Ireland was €254,000 last month - a fall of 3.3% on last year
# Daft Report
# Daft Report

The average sale price of a home in Ireland was €254,000 last month - a fall of 3.3% on last year

Jul 8th 2020, 6:00 AM 26,156 Views 5 Comments

The year-on-year change reflects a volatile market according to the latest housing report from Daft.ie.

# rent - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

'A lot of people are stuck in a rip-off rental trap': New minister promises affordable housing scheme
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

'A lot of people are stuck in a rip-off rental trap': New minister promises affordable housing scheme

Jun 30th 2020, 11:08 AM 36,510 Views 135 Comments

Darragh O’Brien said he wants to ensure houses ranging in price from €160,000 to €250,000 will be available.

# rent - Monday 1 June, 2020

'Not at the moment': Universities don't plan to refund fees for this or the next academic year
# Accommodation
# Accommodation

'Not at the moment': Universities don't plan to refund fees for this or the next academic year

Jun 1st 2020, 9:00 AM 29,229 Views 24 Comments

NUI Galway is offering students a reduced rent rate next year due to the ‘hybrid’ way universities are expected to operate.

# rent - Friday 22 May, 2020

Man suspected of fraudulently earning €260k in rent for properties he didn't own
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man suspected of fraudulently earning €260k in rent for properties he didn't own

May 22nd 2020, 3:49 PM 46,880 Views 19 Comments

The man was arrested by gardaí in Dublin today.

# rent - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Rents fell by average of 2.1% in April compared to previous month, new Daft report shows
# Renting
# Renting

Rents fell by average of 2.1% in April compared to previous month, new Daft report shows

May 12th 2020, 6:05 AM 11,587 Views 29 Comments

Daft.ie says this drop reflects the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.

# rent - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Rent freeze and eviction ban to be extended, says Housing Minister
# Eoghan Murphy
# Eoghan Murphy

Rent freeze and eviction ban to be extended, says Housing Minister

May 2nd 2020, 2:59 PM 34,888 Views 35 Comments

Murphy said new legislation would not be needed for the extension.

# rent - Friday 24 April, 2020

Number of rental properties continues to rise - but charity says former Airbnbs won't solve housing crisis
# Housing
# Housing

Number of rental properties continues to rise - but charity says former Airbnbs won't solve housing crisis

Apr 24th 2020, 10:56 PM 24,538 Views 39 Comments

A new report by the Simon Communities says new properties are out of reach of HAP customers.

# rent - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Ads for Dublin city centre rental accommodation have 'increased by 75% in the last 12 months '
# Rental Market
# Rental Market

Ads for Dublin city centre rental accommodation have 'increased by 75% in the last 12 months '

Apr 22nd 2020, 5:09 PM 26,386 Views 32 Comments

Daft said that the week-by-week figures suggest that “this surge may now be easing”.

Five more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as national average monthly rent stays over €1,200
# Rent Index
# Rent Index

Five more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as national average monthly rent stays over €1,200

Apr 22nd 2020, 12:05 AM 47,679 Views 66 Comments

There is currently a rent freeze and a ban on evictions in place as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

# rent - Monday 23 March, 2020

Dublin businesses who need to defer rates payments advised to contact council
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Dublin businesses who need to defer rates payments advised to contact council

Mar 23rd 2020, 2:13 PM 8,884 Views 4 Comments

Businesses had been asking that rates be waived, rather than deferred, to help them stay afloat.

# rent - Friday 20 March, 2020

Increase in available rental properties in Dublin 'likely related to collapse of tourism'
# Rentals
# Rentals

Increase in available rental properties in Dublin 'likely related to collapse of tourism'

Mar 20th 2020, 5:05 PM 35,765 Views 28 Comments

Half of the Dublin increase is concentrated in the most in-demand property type and area for the short-term market.

# rent - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Rent freeze and temporary ban on evictions to be introduced during Covid-19 crisis
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Rent freeze and temporary ban on evictions to be introduced during Covid-19 crisis

Updated Mar 19th 2020, 5:46 PM 106,757 Views 88 Comments

The emergency measures for renters were agreed at a Cabinet meeting today.

'Robust' supports for renters due to be announced, but access to HAP likely to be ruled out
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Robust' supports for renters due to be announced, but access to HAP likely to be ruled out

Mar 19th 2020, 6:05 AM 36,170 Views 71 Comments

Government has said landlords will have to show flexibility to their tenants.

# rent - Sunday 23 February, 2020

'This is just the tipping point': The cost of being a student in Ireland has skyrocketed in the past decade
# Notabusiness
# Notabusiness

'This is just the tipping point': The cost of being a student in Ireland has skyrocketed in the past decade

Feb 23rd 2020, 9:30 AM 32,547 Views 113 Comments

Students protested this week in UCD on more than one occasion about the high cost of rent.

# rent - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Court rules Montessori is entitled to injunction preventing landlord taking possession of premises until case decided
# Fun2see
# Fun2see

Court rules Montessori is entitled to injunction preventing landlord taking possession of premises until case decided

Feb 11th 2020, 6:37 PM 22,346 Views 0 Comments

The landlord has claimed the Montessori owes €1.48 million in unpaid rent.

# rent - Friday 24 January, 2020

The Candidate: Rent freeze not off the table, rent hike reforms and a fiver for pensioners - Micheál's manifesto promises
# The Candidate Podcast
# The Candidate Podcast

The Candidate: Rent freeze not off the table, rent hike reforms and a fiver for pensioners - Micheál's manifesto promises

Jan 24th 2020, 12:05 AM 17,512 Views 81 Comments

Micheál Martin told The Candidate Podcast that he will reduce the rate rents rise in rent pressure zones.

# rent - Monday 13 January, 2020

Just 5.5% of rental housing is within standard HAP limits, according to new report
# Locked Out
# Locked Out

Just 5.5% of rental housing is within standard HAP limits, according to new report

Jan 13th 2020, 9:18 AM 18,701 Views 42 Comments

There is a notable shortage of one-bedroom housing for single people and couples, the Simon Communities said.

# rent - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

There are now seven counties in Ireland where the average monthly rent is over €1,000
# Non Stop Rise
# Non Stop Rise

There are now seven counties in Ireland where the average monthly rent is over €1,000

Dec 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 36,054 Views 55 Comments

Rents across the board have risen by 8.2% since last year, according to the Residential Tenancies Board.

# rent - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Dáil passes Sinn Féin bill proposing immediate rent freeze
# Rent Freeze
# Rent Freeze

Dáil passes Sinn Féin bill proposing immediate rent freeze

Dec 12th 2019, 3:54 PM 29,563 Views 119 Comments

The Rent Freeze (Fair Rent) Bill 2019 was brought forward by Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin.

Column: It’s not so simple, Minister, the proposed rent freeze bill could work under the Constitution
# Rent Freeze
# Rent Freeze

Column: It’s not so simple, Minister, the proposed rent freeze bill could work under the Constitution

Dec 12th 2019, 7:00 AM 19,479 Views 55 Comments

David Kenny, Assistant Professor of Law at Trinity College, says Eoghan Murphy may be proven wrong on the rent freeze bill

# rent - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Murphy claims bill 'unconstitutional' as Dáil debates Sinn Féin's rent freeze legislation
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Murphy claims bill 'unconstitutional' as Dáil debates Sinn Féin's rent freeze legislation

Updated Dec 10th 2019, 10:53 PM 38,955 Views 138 Comments

The bill would see rents frozen for the next three years.

# rent - Friday 6 December, 2019

Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view

Dec 6th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,628 Views 43 Comments

One of the options outlined in the consultation open from today is to encourage a wider use of green leases.

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