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# rtb - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

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

Tom Dunne appeared before the Oireachtas Housing Committee this morning.

# rtb - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

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

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

# rtb - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

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

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

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

# rtb - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Disputes between landlords and tenants increased by 10% last year Rtb

Disputes between landlords and tenants increased by 10% last year

One case which required dispute resolution saw a landlord awarded almost €11,000.

# rtb - Thursday 11 July, 2019

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

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

# rtb - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

19 new rent pressure zones come into effect as national rent average increases yet again

Pressure zones are designated areas where rents cannot be increased by more than 4% per annum.

# rtb - 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.

# rtb - Thursday 24 January, 2019

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

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

# rtb - Thursday 27 September, 2018

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

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

# rtb - Friday 13 July, 2018

€1.6 million in rent arrears awarded to landlords in 2017

A number of record-breaking statistics dominate the Residential Tenancies Board’s annual report for 2017.

# rtb - Saturday 16 June, 2018

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

Rosalind Carroll said student should contact the RTB with cases.

# rtb - Thursday 19 April, 2018

'They have not grasped the problem': Warnings government is not doing enough to stop evictions

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy on Tuesday got Cabinet approval for the general scheme of the new Residential Tenancies Bill.

# rtb - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

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

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

# rtb - Friday 12 January, 2018

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

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

# rtb - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

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

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

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

# rtb - Friday 13 October, 2017

Mother returned home from work to find rented home boarded up

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

# rtb - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

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

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

# rtb - 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.

# rtb - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Rents are up across the country, but down in Dublin

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

# rtb - Saturday 1 April, 2017

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

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