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# renting - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Dublin's Roomigo is on a mission to ease the headache of finding decent housemates
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Dublin's Roomigo is on a mission to ease the headache of finding decent housemates

Jan 6th 2019, 7:00 PM 17,453 Views 7 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the ‘prop-tech’ company.

# renting - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Landlords to be sanctioned up to €30,000 if they breach rent caps under new laws
# Residential Tenancies Act
# Residential Tenancies Act

Landlords to be sanctioned up to €30,000 if they breach rent caps under new laws

Dec 11th 2018, 12:01 AM 27,988 Views 72 Comments

The new rules will mean notice periods given to tenants by landlords will be extended.

# renting - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

State spent over €1m renting Brussels embassy last year, as PAC questions value-for-money
# Buying Vs Rent
# Buying Vs Rent

State spent over €1m renting Brussels embassy last year, as PAC questions value-for-money

Dec 5th 2018, 9:10 PM 10,713 Views 23 Comments

Committee concerned about State renting buildings long-term rather than buying.

New laws to punish landlords who raise rents above legal limit to be brought to Cabinet
# Before The Break
# Before The Break

New laws to punish landlords who raise rents above legal limit to be brought to Cabinet

Dec 5th 2018, 1:18 PM 20,938 Views 102 Comments

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy confirmed that the Bill will be brought to Cabinet next Tuesday.

# renting - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Degree to which landlords can be sanctioned last sticking point to new renter protection law
# Renting Rights
# Renting Rights

Degree to which landlords can be sanctioned last sticking point to new renter protection law

Nov 18th 2018, 8:10 AM 21,397 Views 78 Comments

The law plans to make it an offence for landlords with properties in RPZs to raise the rent above the legally allowed 4%.

# renting - Monday 12 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 12th 2018, 2:09 PM 19,544 Views 81 Comments

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

# renting - Thursday 25 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 25th 2018, 11:04 AM 69,049 Views 115 Comments

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

# renting - Friday 12 October, 2018

Landlords and agencies have started asking people for viewing fees, says Threshold
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Landlords and agencies have started asking people for viewing fees, says Threshold

Oct 12th 2018, 7:15 AM 124,084 Views 145 Comments

In one case, a woman was asked for €500 to view a property.

# renting - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 10th 2018, 10:33 PM 75,681 Views 60 Comments

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

'The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results'
# Housing
# Housing

'The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results'

Oct 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 14,852 Views 29 Comments

Victor Duggan takes a deep dive into the good, the bad and the ugly of the housing measures in Budget 2019.

# renting - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 9th 2018, 6:00 PM 12,222 Views 12 Comments

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

# renting - Thursday 27 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 27th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,704 Views 57 Comments

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

# renting - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 18th 2018, 5:41 PM 60,740 Views 0 Comments

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

# renting - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 5th 2018, 1:48 PM 46,538 Views 83 Comments

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

# renting - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 21st 2018, 8:52 AM 14,809 Views 19 Comments

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

# renting - Friday 17 August, 2018

6 ways of coping with the fact that the Boom is back
# Celtic Tiger Hidden Houses
From The Daily Edge
# Celtic Tiger Hidden Houses

6 ways of coping with the fact that the Boom is back

Aug 17th 2018, 12:00 PM 5,338 Views 1 Comment

Rents are now higher than they were at the height of the Boom and frankly, we’re not able.

# renting - 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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Aug 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 37,218 Views 79 Comments

‘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.

# renting - Sunday 13 May, 2018

'Why is the government ignoring the risk of radon to tenants?'
# Renting
# Renting

'Why is the government ignoring the risk of radon to tenants?'

May 13th 2018, 6:15 AM 12,384 Views 34 Comments

Radon is the principal source of radiation exposure, making up 56% of the overall dose received in Ireland.

# renting - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 27th 2018, 2:51 PM 31,121 Views 76 Comments

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

# renting - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 21st 2018, 6:00 AM 53,959 Views 82 Comments

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

# renting - Monday 12 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 45,030 Views 64 Comments

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

# renting - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Just 10 things that are cheaper than renting in Dublin
# Yall Mind If I Scream
From The Daily Edge
# Yall Mind If I Scream

Just 10 things that are cheaper than renting in Dublin

Mar 8th 2018, 9:00 PM 8,235 Views 1 Comment

It’s cheaper to spend 2 weeks in Iceland than to rent in the capital.

# renting - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 23rd 2018, 12:55 PM 21,357 Views 71 Comments

The bill has received cross-party support

'Private renters need three months' notice and should know what previous tenants paid'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Private renters need three months' notice and should know what previous tenants paid'

Jan 23rd 2018, 7:00 AM 38,920 Views 87 Comments

The maximum fine that landlords face for breaking the rules on notice periods should rise from €4,000 to €15,000, writes Róisín Shortall.

# renting - Monday 4 December, 2017

Report shows rents in Dublin are going to keep going up by 5-6% until 2019
# Housing
# Housing

Report shows rents in Dublin are going to keep going up by 5-6% until 2019

Dec 4th 2017, 8:13 AM 10,985 Views 82 Comments

The figures are contained in a rental report by property consultants Savills.

# renting - Monday 27 November, 2017

Illegal evictions, severe overcrowding and landlords withholding deposits - just some of the issues facing renters
# Threshold
# Threshold

Illegal evictions, severe overcrowding and landlords withholding deposits - just some of the issues facing renters

Nov 27th 2017, 1:34 PM 12,602 Views 66 Comments

Housing charity Threshold launched its 2016 annual report today.

# renting - Monday 20 November, 2017

Poll: Should there be an NCT-style system for privately rented accommodation?
# Renting
# Renting

Poll: Should there be an NCT-style system for privately rented accommodation?

Nov 20th 2017, 9:01 AM 17,469 Views 67 Comments

There are calls for the introduction of severe penalties for landlords who place the lives and health of tenants at risk.

# renting - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Renter told she'd be sharing a room with another female, after she paid deposit the 'landlord' said she'd be sharing with him
# Housing
# Housing

Renter told she'd be sharing a room with another female, after she paid deposit the 'landlord' said she'd be sharing with him

Nov 11th 2017, 12:05 AM 74,839 Views 49 Comments

Licensee renters have very few of the same rights given to other tenants.

# renting - Friday 10 November, 2017

'I don't see why not': Jail time could be the penalty for substandard accommodation
# Renting
# Renting

'I don't see why not': Jail time could be the penalty for substandard accommodation

Nov 10th 2017, 3:42 PM 8,416 Views 40 Comments

“We’re talking about criminals who are abusing people’s human rights,” the Housing Minister said earlier today.

# renting - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Poll: Should landlords face fines up to €1 million for breaching health and safety regulations?
# Renting
# Renting

Poll: Should landlords face fines up to €1 million for breaching health and safety regulations?

Nov 4th 2017, 9:41 AM 16,691 Views 58 Comments

An RTÉ Investigates documentary found dangerously overcrowded accommodation in sub-standard buildings in Dublin.

# renting - Thursday 2 November, 2017

16 people in a single bedroom, 64 people renting a house: Documentary shows state of Ireland's rental 'nightmares'
# Rté Investigates
# Rté Investigates

16 people in a single bedroom, 64 people renting a house: Documentary shows state of Ireland's rental 'nightmares'

Nov 2nd 2017, 10:35 PM 56,984 Views 109 Comments

A new investigation shows widespread breaches in terms of health and safety standards across the private rental sector.

# renting - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

The reality of house hunting on HAP: 'Please don’t call back if I don’t email you the address'
# Opinion
# Opinion

The reality of house hunting on HAP: 'Please don’t call back if I don’t email you the address'

Nov 1st 2017, 7:00 AM 39,138 Views 46 Comments

A HAP applicant stands no chance against a well paid individual seeking the same property, writes Chris O’Donnell.

# renting - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Councils to clamp down on Airbnb use due to potential 'negative impact' on rental sector
# Renting
# Renting

Councils to clamp down on Airbnb use due to potential 'negative impact' on rental sector

Oct 26th 2017, 3:25 PM 21,352 Views 59 Comments

A letter sent to local authorities states owners should not be allowed to rent their properties for more than five nights in a row.

# renting - Friday 13 October, 2017

Mother returned home from work to find rented home boarded up
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Mother returned home from work to find rented home boarded up

Oct 13th 2017, 4:11 PM 26,739 Views 0 Comments

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

# renting - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals
# Demand And Supply
# Demand And Supply

People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals

Sep 19th 2017, 8:08 PM 35,161 Views 55 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the effect home-sharing is having on the rental market.

# renting - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

FactFind: What is the state of social house building in Ireland?
# All The Facts
# All The Facts

FactFind: What is the state of social house building in Ireland?

Sep 13th 2017, 10:00 PM 14,874 Views 55 Comments

We break down the argument over waiting list figures – and what the government says it will do to clear them (or not).

# renting - Monday 4 September, 2017

21 things you've definitely encountered if you're trying to rent in Dublin right now
# Location Location Locaaagh
From The Daily Edge
# Location Location Locaaagh

21 things you've definitely encountered if you're trying to rent in Dublin right now

Sep 4th 2017, 9:00 PM 13,023 Views 6 Comments

Welcome to the Hunger Games. May the odds be ever in your favour.

# renting - Sunday 3 September, 2017

New Irish company matches lonely older people with students and professionals looking for somewhere to live
# Homeshare
# Homeshare

New Irish company matches lonely older people with students and professionals looking for somewhere to live

Sep 3rd 2017, 8:15 AM 29,969 Views 60 Comments

The Irish company aims to pair up people with different needs in order to solve their issues.

# renting - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 30th 2017, 6:00 AM 15,969 Views 37 Comments

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

# renting - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you
# Facebook Live
# Facebook Live

Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you

Aug 27th 2017, 7:00 PM 13,467 Views 14 Comments

We’re holding a Facebook Live on Tuesday evening and we want to hear your stories and your questions.