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#Rent

# rent - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

The average nationwide rent is now €1,391 per month - a record high

In some areas, the average cost of rent is *much* higher than the average mortgage.

# rent - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin says Minister Shane Ross does not hold responsibility for regulating Airbnb.

# rent - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

RTB threatened to take legal action if Take Back the City protested in its office again Rtb

RTB threatened to take legal action if Take Back the City protested in its office again

Around 50 people occupied the RTB’s Dublin office in November last year to highlight concerns.

# rent - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Disputes between landlords and tenants increased by 10% last year Rtb

Disputes between landlords and tenants increased by 10% last year

One case which required dispute resolution saw a landlord awarded almost €11,000.

# rent - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Figures suggest two-in-five renters in 'pressure zones' still being hit with rent increases above 4%

Under RPZ legislation, annual rent rises are capped at 4% in certain areas.

# rent - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Housing crisis drives 40c increase in Living Wage to €12.30 per hour

The report also said there were increased costs in energy in the last 12 months.

# rent - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Only 8% of rental properties are available within rent support limits in Ireland

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

# rent - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

People living next to a Dart or Luas stop can expect to pay over €3,300 a year more than the average Dublin rent

Sandymount Station is the most expensive to live near, with rents averaging at €2,905 per month.

# rent - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Explainer: What are cuckoo funds and why are people complaining about them?

Between 2012 and 2018, block purchasers bought 9,291 units in Dublin.

# rent - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Poll: How much do you pay a month in rent? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How much do you pay a month in rent?

Average rents in the capital have reached above €2,000.

Rent register might show average rent paid on each street rather than individual properties

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy hopes to introduce the reform later this year.

# rent - Monday 13 May, 2019

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# rent - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

'Our solutions are working': Minister responds to record homeless figures

It is the third month-on-month increase in the number of people living in emergency accommodation.

Gardaí want allowance for members stationed in rent pressure zones

The GRA said this issue is particularly impacting on new recruits who are on lower incomes.

# rent - Monday 22 April, 2019

Here's why tenants can take discrimination cases against landlords at the Workplace Relations Commission

The WRC provides advice on workplace issues to employers and to employees.

# rent - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Sky News anchor apologises after being criticised for hitting out at renters during live interview

The interviewee described Jane Secker’s line of questions as “a bit patronising, really”.

# rent - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Landlords who evict tenants because they want to sell or renovate a property could face tough sanctions

The Government proposals aim to increase the rights of tenants in the rental market.

# rent - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Two more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to rise

Limerick City East and Navan met the designation criteria within the latest Residential Tenancies Board report.

# rent - Monday 4 March, 2019

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

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

# rent - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Rising rents and lack of social housing has driven up homelessness in Ireland, EU warns

The European Commission report was highly critical of Ireland’s housing policy.

# rent - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Just over 4,000 new social houses built last year as target missed

House acquisitions by local authorities has also risen.

# rent - Sunday 10 February, 2019

The average monthly rent in Ireland is over €1,300 - €300 higher than the 2008 peak

Rents rose nationwide by an average of 9.8% in the 12 months to December 2018.

# rent - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Woman on rent supplement 'placed under severe financial pressure' in eviction row awarded €5k

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

# rent - Saturday 22 December, 2018

The myth of the free council house: 'We're not just handing them over, that would be crazy'

Dublin City Council tenants paid a total of €78.3 million in rent last year.

# rent - Thursday 13 December, 2018

The national average rent is €1,122 per month - it's an extra €500 if you want to live in the capital

The average rent in Dublin is now €1,620 per month.

# 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 Daft.ie 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 Daft.ie.

# 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 Daft.ie 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.

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