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#Rental Market

# rental-market - 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.

# rental-market - Monday 1 April, 2019

One in 10 people spending over 60% of their income on rent in Ireland

Meanwhile, one in 20 people are spending more than 75% of their income on rent.

# rental-market - 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.

# rental-market - 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.

# rental-market - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Labour to bring forward legislation to ban landlords charging prospective tenants to view property

Some people were being charged up to €500 to view an apartment.

# rental-market - 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.

# rental-market - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Almost a quarter of renters now pay more than €1,300 a month for accommodation

The Residential Tenancies Board publishes its annual report for 2016 today.

# rental-market - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Proposal for floating student accommodation met with cautious optimism by USI

Two barges could house up to 400 students in Galway.

# rental-market - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Locked out: Most people on housing benefits still can't afford to rent

The Simon Community study found that some 630 properties available to rent are beyond the reach of those on HAP.

# rental-market - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Airbnb hosts in Dublin made €52 million last year

A new report shows that the typical Airbnb host made €4,900.

# rental-market - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Simon Coveney rules out reducing rent cap limit from 4% to 2%

Fianna Fáil has criticised government proposals to limit rent increases in “pressure zones” in Dublin and Cork.

# rental-market - Thursday 1 December, 2016

The cost of renting a house in Dublin has fallen for the first time in three years

The average nationwide cost of renting a property now stands at €973 per month.

# rental-market - Friday 9 September, 2016

QUIZ: What Kind Of Flatmates Do You Need?

Whether you’re flying the coop for the first time, or on your millionth houseshare, it’s need-to-know info.

# rental-market - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Do you have to move out because your landlord is selling up? Now they'll have to prove it

The aim is to stop landlords putting properties back on the market for higher rent.

# rental-market - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Patient facing eviction says he's going on hunger strike to "shame" the government

Brian Nason says he can’t find somewhere to live because he’s on rent allowance.

# rental-market - Monday 8 June, 2015

Student accommodation is an absolute disaster in this country – when will government respond?

On-campus accommodation is snapped up a lightning speed, leaving vulnerable young people at the mercy of the inhospitable private market.

# rental-market - Monday 13 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge This is what you can live in for €5k a month in Dublin Room With A View

# rental-market - Thursday 30 October, 2014

The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week Shovel Ready This post contains images

The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

Opinion: Six things that need to change in Ireland's rental market

The rented sector as we traditionally know it is not keeping pace in terms of quantity or quality.

# rental-market - Thursday 18 September, 2014

If you're being asked to pay more rent you're certainly not the only one

Rents are up across the country, especially in Dublin.

# rental-market - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Austerity is driving up (some) consumer prices

New figures from the CSO show rents, education costs and utility bills climbing despite slow overall price growth.

# rental-market - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Young people might have to delay flying the nest due to rising rents

New research suggests that young people were able to leave the family home sooner than ever before after the financial crash.

# rental-market - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge For rent: 'Spacious double studio' in Dublin where you sleep on top of a toilet Hot Property

# rental-market - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Investor house purchases have more than trebled in a year - but why?

Investors are buying up property to feed the rental market, which is full of people who don’t want to take on too much debt.

# rental-market - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Dublin woman refusing to leave rental property until she can find a new affordable home

People Before Profit MEP candidate Bríd Smith says her story is occurring on a daily basis and legislation must protect those in receipt of rent allowance.

# rental-market - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Dublin rental is the smallest 'apartment' you'll see today Bedsit

# rental-market - Monday 10 February, 2014

The average rent in Dublin is now €1,210... Nationwide? €865

A restricted supply is being blamed for a steep rise in rents in the capital. There were less than 1,500 advertised properties to rent on 1 February.

# rental-market - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Column: Ireland's residential rental market needs a massive shake-up

Pension funds investing in residential property could make a significant contribution to supplying a constrained market with much needed accommodation, write Lorcan Sirr and Tom Dunne.

# rental-market - Friday 10 January, 2014

Landlord who refused to register tenancy hit with €3,000 fine

Tomas Ronan, from Kilcock, had refused to recognise the authority of the Private Residential Tenancies Board.

# rental-market - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 reasons renting in Ireland is the absolute worst Desperate Times

11 reasons renting in Ireland is the absolute worst

According to Threshold, it’s getting worse for people seeking rented accommodation.

# rental-market - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 things anyone who has lived in a Celtic Tiger apartment will understand 1990s Living

8 things anyone who has lived in a Celtic Tiger apartment will understand

Storage heaters and paper-thin walls.

# rental-market - Friday 18 May, 2012

Number of properties available to rent hits three and a half year low - Daft report

The gap between urban and rural rental prices has widened, with prices in Cork and Dublin rising, according to the latest Daft Rental Report.