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Landlords will not be allowed to demand in excess of two months’ rent upfront under new rules, including from student renters
Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien brought a memo to Cabinet today that will restrict upfront payment demands made by landlords, reports Political Correspondent Christina Finn
The new rules, which will be in place before the next academic year, will ensure that students only have to pay one months' rent at a time.
Cabinet has also extended the current Covid-19 protections for renters until January 2022.