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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# The rent is too damn high

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# Ain't Nothing Goin' On
Fianna Fáil want 'rent pressure zones' extended to Galway, Limerick, and Waterford
Zones are envisaged in Dublin and Cork.
# The rent is too damn high
Couple sees rent on Dublin apartment go up 51% in one month
“We are a hard-working professional couple and it seems like one hurdle after another.”
# Ain't Nothing Goin' On
Rent controls won't fix the Irish market, tenants' board warns
The situation does need to be sorted quickly, though.
# Ain't Nothing Goin' On
Bad news for students: rents are up across the country
And there aren’t many properties to rent.
# Ain't Nothing Going On
Rent allowance banned in Ballymun to "attain a good social mix"
The Department of Social Protection says the ban doesn’t affect those already in receipt of the payment.
# Ain't Nothing Goin' On
The average rent in Dublin is now €1,289 - in Waterford it's €601
The average rent nationwide is now €888, up €69 from the lowest point in 2011.
# The rent is too damn high
Umbrella group targets upward only rent reviews
Government urged to honour its commitment to tacking the issue.