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# residential-tenancies-board - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Hundreds of tenants in rent arrears sent removal notices before Christmas despite Covid-19 eviction ban
# Housing
# Housing

Hundreds of tenants in rent arrears sent removal notices before Christmas despite Covid-19 eviction ban

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 30,008 Views 50 Comments

An eviction ban for those in arrears has been in place across the country since late October,

# residential-tenancies-board - 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 35,759 Views 55 Comments

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

# residential-tenancies-board - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Landlords afraid of property market because of 'difficult' tenants, incoming RTB chairman claims
# Tom Dunne
# Tom Dunne

Landlords afraid of property market because of 'difficult' tenants, incoming RTB chairman claims

Oct 15th 2019, 5:16 PM 26,830 Views 69 Comments

Tom Dunne appeared before the Oireachtas Housing Committee this morning.

# residential-tenancies-board - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

RTB orders landlord to pay €13,000 to family after illegal eviction
# Housing
# Housing

RTB orders landlord to pay €13,000 to family after illegal eviction

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:02 PM 43,819 Views 86 Comments

The couple and their three children became homeless after the eviction.

# residential-tenancies-board - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 42,200 Views 39 Comments

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

# residential-tenancies-board - Thursday 11 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 11th 2019, 11:34 AM 10,249 Views 33 Comments

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

# residential-tenancies-board - 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.

# residential-tenancies-board - Thursday 28 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 39,088 Views 44 Comments

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

# residential-tenancies-board - Thursday 24 January, 2019

A survey of Ireland's rental sector is set to get underway
# Renting
# Renting

A survey of Ireland's rental sector is set to get underway

Jan 24th 2019, 6:01 AM 12,464 Views 18 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Board has issued a tender for the survey to be carried out.

# residential-tenancies-board - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Just after their mother died, two brothers were told by their landlord they had to vacate the property
# Threshold
# Threshold

Just after their mother died, two brothers were told by their landlord they had to vacate the property

Dec 25th 2018, 4:00 PM 49,775 Views 30 Comments

This was one such case faced by housing charity Threshold this year.

# residential-tenancies-board - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

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 20,900 Views 100 Comments

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

# residential-tenancies-board - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Residential Tenancies Board hearing cancelled after protesters occupy office over family's eviction
# Take Back The City
# Take Back The City

Residential Tenancies Board hearing cancelled after protesters occupy office over family's eviction

Nov 21st 2018, 11:00 AM 24,809 Views 73 Comments

Activists are calling for a greater level of independence on the board.

# residential-tenancies-board - 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 23,697 Views 57 Comments

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

# residential-tenancies-board - Monday 30 July, 2018

Family of 3 sharing room after landlord tried to increase rent by €500: Ireland's housing horror stories
# Threshold
# Threshold

Family of 3 sharing room after landlord tried to increase rent by €500: Ireland's housing horror stories

Jul 30th 2018, 12:05 AM 70,060 Views 119 Comments

In five recent cases handled by Threshold, families faced eviction from their homes for a variety of reasons.

# residential-tenancies-board - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Case filed against student accommodation provider that plans to increase rent by 18%
# Galway
# Galway

Case filed against student accommodation provider that plans to increase rent by 18%

Jun 27th 2018, 6:10 AM 13,651 Views 25 Comments

NUI Students Union said, “NUI Galway can’t become an elitist university only accessible to those who can afford ever rising rent.”

# residential-tenancies-board - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

'They have nowhere to go': Leeside Apartments residents continue to fight mass evictions
# Crisis
# Crisis

'They have nowhere to go': Leeside Apartments residents continue to fight mass evictions

Jun 26th 2018, 3:59 PM 19,833 Views 83 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Board recently sided with the fund that owns the building.

# residential-tenancies-board - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Students facing 27% rent hikes in accommodation should take a case to the RTB, says chief
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

Students facing 27% rent hikes in accommodation should take a case to the RTB, says chief

Jun 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,178 Views 10 Comments

Rosalind Carroll said student should contact the RTB with cases.

# residential-tenancies-board - 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 53,949 Views 82 Comments

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

# residential-tenancies-board - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Dún Laoghaire residents threatened with eviction have won a key battle against vulture funds

Dún Laoghaire residents threatened with eviction have won a key battle against vulture funds

Jan 27th 2018, 10:30 AM 20,529 Views 32 Comments

Tenants at St Helen’s Court were afraid their rents would be hiked in the move.

# residential-tenancies-board - Friday 12 January, 2018

Rise of 25% in the number of tenants defying their eviction notices
# Rental Properties
# Rental Properties

Rise of 25% in the number of tenants defying their eviction notices

Jan 12th 2018, 3:21 PM 23,607 Views 87 Comments

In 2016, there were 553 dispute cases regarding eviction orders made to the Residential Tenancies Board.

# residential-tenancies-board - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Residential Tenancies Board dealing with four to five illegal eviction cases a week
# Illegal Eviction
# Illegal Eviction

Residential Tenancies Board dealing with four to five illegal eviction cases a week

Dec 20th 2017, 8:44 PM 11,972 Views 48 Comments

The RTB director said that the it was working to make sure landlords were “doing the right thing” across a number of areas when it came to renting.

Rent rates in Limerick city are rising the fastest in the country
# Rtb Index
# Rtb Index

Rent rates in Limerick city are rising the fastest in the country

Dec 20th 2017, 12:10 AM 13,326 Views 15 Comments

Rent rates in Limerick city rose by over 19% when compared to this time last year.

# residential-tenancies-board - 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 26,697 Views 0 Comments

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

# residential-tenancies-board - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Government pledges to take on landlords who are trying to 'get around' rent control rules
# Rent Index Report
# Rent Index Report

Government pledges to take on landlords who are trying to 'get around' rent control rules

Sep 19th 2017, 4:16 PM 21,932 Views 85 Comments

Nationally, the average rent across all properties in Q2 stood at €1,017 – which is €63 higher than the same period last year.

# residential-tenancies-board - 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 15,964 Views 37 Comments

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

# residential-tenancies-board - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Rents are up across the country, but down in Dublin
# Up And Down
# Up And Down

Rents are up across the country, but down in Dublin

Jun 15th 2017, 6:25 AM 12,060 Views 7 Comments

The average cost of renting in the country across all properties is now €987.

# residential-tenancies-board - Saturday 1 April, 2017

These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland
# Rent Index
# Rent Index

These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland

Apr 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 82,354 Views 29 Comments

The top five areas with the most expensive rents are all located in on the southern side of Dublin.