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# housing costs

Last year
More than half of renting households receive support for housing costs
The new report by the Economic and Social Research Institute looks at housing supports for low-income renters.
'Financially, I'm in a pickle': Your stories of coping with the cost-of-living squeeze
A report by
Ian Curran
We asked readers to share their stories with us. Here’s what they told us.
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.
Explainer: Who benefits from the €200 electricity rebate and how do I make sure I do?
Cost of living: Government rejects criticism of 'universal' and 'anti-motorist' measures
All time
Berlin state cabinet agrees five-year rent freeze to cool housing market
The measure would apply to apartments that were built before 2014.
Rising rents have pushed the living wage up to €11.90 an hour
Despite rising housing costs, the price of food, clothing, health insurance and transport all fell in 2018.