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# renters - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Poll: Should renters be allowed to own pets?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should renters be allowed to own pets?

Jan 31st 2021, 10:10 AM 69,556 Views 174 Comments

Labour says a blanket ban on pet ownership for renters is unfair.

# renters - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Bill extending security for hard-hit renters due to Covid pandemic signed into law by President Higgins
# Renters
# Renters

Bill extending security for hard-hit renters due to Covid pandemic signed into law by President Higgins

Aug 1st 2020, 3:07 PM 23,530 Views 63 Comments

Green Party TD resigned as party whip and voted against the bill this week over concerns it did not go far enough to protect renters.

# renters - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

ESRI says affordability pressures for renters 'likely to worsen'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

ESRI says affordability pressures for renters 'likely to worsen'

Jul 28th 2020, 3:50 PM 14,924 Views 24 Comments

Renters are more likely to work in the sectors worst hit by the pandemic.

# renters - Monday 20 July, 2020

Rent freeze and eviction ban extended to 1 August
# Frozen
# Frozen

Rent freeze and eviction ban extended to 1 August

Updated Jul 20th 2020, 9:07 PM 28,791 Views 57 Comments

The emergency measure mean tenants cannot be forced to leave a property, and rent increases are prohibited.

# renters - Friday 10 July, 2020

Housing minister says he wants to extend rent freeze and ban on evictions - but not indefinitely
# Renters
# Renters

Housing minister says he wants to extend rent freeze and ban on evictions - but not indefinitely

Jul 10th 2020, 8:33 PM 18,466 Views 49 Comments

The final decision will be made by Cabinet in the coming days.

# renters - Monday 8 June, 2020

Rent Supplement payments rise by 33% since beginning of Covid-19 pandemic
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Rent Supplement payments rise by 33% since beginning of Covid-19 pandemic

Jun 8th 2020, 4:29 PM 12,714 Views 15 Comments

The number of households on the payment has risen by 5,136 since mid-March.

# renters - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

'They are not living extravagant lives': 1 in 3 renters in debt struggling to meet repayments, think-tank says
# Squeezed
# Squeezed

'They are not living extravagant lives': 1 in 3 renters in debt struggling to meet repayments, think-tank says

Mar 4th 2020, 6:20 AM 25,269 Views 42 Comments

Tasc has said its report challenged the idea that people get into debt because of a “personal failing”.

# renters - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'Rent controls are working': Housing minister believes rate of rising rents will moderate
# Rent Pressure Zones
# Rent Pressure Zones

'Rent controls are working': Housing minister believes rate of rising rents will moderate

Oct 9th 2019, 6:37 PM 15,236 Views 117 Comments

The minister said RPZ rules will never bring 4% rate rise across the board.

# renters - Friday 27 September, 2019

Sinn Féin wants to give a tax break to all renters at a cost of €279 million
# Alternative Budget
# Alternative Budget

Sinn Féin wants to give a tax break to all renters at a cost of €279 million

Sep 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 20,049 Views 118 Comments

Giving tax relief to renters would cost €279 million.

# renters - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Sex for rent: Coppinger tells Dáil of Rathmines landlord who propositioned tenant
# Renters
# Renters

Sex for rent: Coppinger tells Dáil of Rathmines landlord who propositioned tenant

Sep 18th 2019, 1:17 PM 99,378 Views 137 Comments

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said that the situation outlined by Coppinger “sounds disgusting”.

# renters - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

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

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

May 14th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,464 Views 33 Comments

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

# renters - Monday 12 November, 2018

Worse off than their parents? The growing generation of private renters
# Opinion
# Opinion

Worse off than their parents? The growing generation of private renters

Nov 12th 2018, 6:50 PM 49,654 Views 65 Comments

The boom in renting and the decline in home ownership are remarkable developments in Ireland, writes Professor Tony Fahey.

# renters - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Opinion: Twelve simple steps to tackle our housing crisis
# Leo-nomics
# Leo-nomics

Opinion: Twelve simple steps to tackle our housing crisis

Jun 29th 2017, 6:20 AM 12,761 Views 57 Comments

Although there is no silver bullet, and the problem has become so acute that it probably needs the kitchen sink thrown at it, writes Victor Duggan.

# renters - Monday 13 April, 2015

Spoof Daft.ie ad perfectly sums up the Dublin housing market
# Rent Asunder
From The Daily Edge
# Rent Asunder

Spoof Daft.ie ad perfectly sums up the Dublin housing market

Apr 13th 2015, 9:09 AM 7,911 Views 2 Comments

“Let the games commence”

# renters - Monday 24 November, 2014

"I would never buy a property again," says Government's top housing adviser. "I rent"
# Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent
# Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent

"I would never buy a property again," says Government's top housing adviser. "I rent"

Nov 24th 2014, 8:01 AM 31,982 Views 146 Comments

Conor Skehan says Irish people must stop thinking of renting as ‘dead money’.

# renters - 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 17,360 Views 153 Comments

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

# renters - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Poll: Should renters be liable for the property tax?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should renters be liable for the property tax?

Dec 8th 2012, 10:47 AM 13,877 Views 124 Comments

The law that will bring in the property tax next year makes residential property owners liable for the household charge but should those who rent pay it instead?