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# Landlords

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500 doors knocked on as Dublin litter crackdown targets landlords
The council can bring landlords to court if they’re found to not be complying with litter laws.
Government to roll out deposit guarantee scheme - Hayden
Labour senator Aideen Hayden said that the move will help protect vulnerable tenants against “profiteering” landlords.
Rise in 'accidental landlords' as homeowners rent out properties to cover mortgage costs
FLAC noted a “striking” rise in queries about housing such matters, which were up almost 70 per cent since 2011.
Bedsits are history thanks to new regulations effective from today
Rental properties are now required to have separate bathrooms, independently controlled heating appliances and adequate food preparation and storage facilities.
Residential rents could rise by as much as 7 per cent by 2014
Property experts have said families and couples choosing to rent instead of buying has increased dramatically.
Poll: Should landlords be held financially accountable for tenants’ behaviour?
Should landlords be held financially accountable for tenants’ anti-social behaviour?
Poll: Should renters be liable for the property tax?
The law that will bring in the property tax next year makes residential property owners liable for the household charge but should those who rent pay it instead?
Column: With so many empty houses, why are people still homeless?
Almost 4,000 people are homeless in Ireland. Joyce Loughnan of Focus Ireland outlines what we need to do.
Students warned to choose their landlord and potential flatmates carefully
Students have been advised to thoroughly check the credentials of prospective landlords – and make sure they get along with housemates – before signing a lease.
Column: Our landlord went into receivership – now we’re in limbo
Her building crumbling and in legal limbo, Alsa Campbell writes about how tenants are finding themselves at the sharp end of landlords’ financial troubles.
Charity insists tenants should not be liable for household charge
A group representing landlords said its members would be forced to pass on the charge to tenants as TDs today outlined their reasons for not paying.
Column: Landlords who don’t accept rent allowance are lazy – and classist
There’s an unpleasant undercurrent in Ireland that distrusts people on state assistance, writes Lisa McInerney. But it’s short-sighted, unfair and snobbish.
High retail rents costing jobs, say stores
High rents for retail stores are costing jobs, company owners have said. A review by Retail Excellence Ireland said that rents were reduced by nearly 4 per cent over a two-year period, while 50,000 jobs were lost in the sector.
One in three landlords getting rent supplement aren't registered - board
The Private Residential Tenancies Board tells an Oireachtas committee that some 17,000 landlords haven’t been registered.
Students in sleepout protest over rogue landlords
The USI is highlighting calls for a deposit protection scheme – Housing junior minister Willie Penrose says he is awaiting feedback from the PRTB on the issue.
Owners beware: Landlords turn to dog poop DNA tests
Who let the dog out? Owners who don’t scoop will now pay.
National housing agency says tenants face evictions over repossessions
Threshold has called for the new government to amend laws so as that tenants’ rights will be protected.
Rents fall less than 1 per cent over 2010
Residential rents now cheaper than they were 10 years ago, according to economist Ronan Lyons.
Landlords who wrongly keep deposits will face fines
Landlords could face fines if they withhold tenant’s deposits, the Minister for Housing has said.