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# rising-rents - This year 2022

Average cost of rent across the country up by over 11% on early 2021
# Rising Rents
# Rising Rents

Average cost of rent across the country up by over 11% on early 2021

Updated May 12th 2022, 10:08 AM 18,511 Views 39 Comments
  • There were only 851 properties available to rent nationwide on 1 May.
  • The average rent is now €1,567 a month, rising by 11.7% compared to the same period last year.
  • The cheapest rents are in Donegal, while the most expensive rents are in South County Dublin.
'Financially, I'm in a pickle': Your stories of coping with the cost-of-living squeeze
# Your Stories
# Your Stories

'Financially, I'm in a pickle': Your stories of coping with the cost-of-living squeeze

Feb 13th 2022, 12:05 AM 80,602 Views 83 Comments
  • The Journal asked readers to share their stories about the impact of rising prices and household costs.
  • Irish consumer prices rose 5.7% in the year to the end of December last.
  • This week, the Government unveiled a package of one-off measures aimed at protecting low and middle income earners.

# rising-rents - Last year 2021

Living Wage group recommends 60c rise to €12.90 an hour due to rent increases
# Living Wage
# Living Wage

Living Wage group recommends 60c rise to €12.90 an hour due to rent increases

Sep 29th 2021, 7:24 AM 14,814 Views 49 Comments

The Living Wage Technical Group (LWTG) has said the increase is being driven by higher rents, transport and energy costs.

# rising-rents - All time

Another two areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to soar
# Rising Rents
# Rising Rents

Another two areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to soar

Sep 26th 2019, 6:01 AM 36,759 Views 35 Comments

Macroom, Cork and Carlow met the designation criteria within the latest Residential Tenancies Board report.

'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent

Nov 22nd 2018, 4:26 PM 12,780 Views 37 Comments

The Housing Committee was told today that students are sleeping in cars due to high rent costs.

How to fix Ireland's rent crisis? We put your questions to Minister Simon Coveney live
# Rising Rents
# Rising Rents

How to fix Ireland's rent crisis? We put your questions to Minister Simon Coveney live

Jan 11th 2017, 5:59 PM 13,836 Views 64 Comments

There was a large volume of questions sent in by readers covering a wide range of issues.

Rent crisis: TheJournal.ie to ask Minister Simon Coveney YOUR rent questions on Facebook
# Rising Rents
# Rising Rents

Rent crisis: TheJournal.ie to ask Minister Simon Coveney YOUR rent questions on Facebook

Jan 9th 2017, 7:30 PM 11,478 Views 73 Comments

We’ll be live from Facebook headquarters at 6pm on Wednesday so get your questions on rent in now.

Leading NGOs say 'government wrangling' has delayed action on the homelessness crisis
# Rising Rents
# Rising Rents

Leading NGOs say 'government wrangling' has delayed action on the homelessness crisis

Nov 6th 2015, 6:01 AM 6,917 Views 31 Comments

Government ministers are being called “to set ideology aside and respond to the reality that confronts us”.

Three graphs that sum up Ireland's broken property system
# Squeezed Out
# Squeezed Out

Three graphs that sum up Ireland's broken property system

Jul 29th 2015, 5:32 PM 21,415 Views 21 Comments

The country’s population has hit a 150-year high – but there aren’t enough homes being built.

Renting in Berlin is a lot easier than in Dublin because of this one rule
# Berlin
# Berlin

Renting in Berlin is a lot easier than in Dublin because of this one rule

Jul 14th 2015, 6:05 AM 18,789 Views 37 Comments

Measures introduced by Berlin last month have already brought rents down by 3.1%.