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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# rent crisis

Last year
'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
# rent crisis
Berlin proposal 'isn't necessarily' the answer to Ireland's housing woes, says Eoin Ó Broin
Berliners voted in favour of forcing large landlords to hand over apartments to the state.
# rent crisis
Martin says rents need to be controlled, but won't commit to a rent freeze if in power
A recent poll shows that 60% of people are in favour of the proposed rent freeze bill.
# Grim
13 of the most depressing rentals in Dublin right now
Meanwhile, all of the half decent properties are getting used on Airbnb.
# rising rents
Rent crisis: to ask Minister Simon Coveney YOUR rent questions on Facebook
We’ll be live from Facebook headquarters at 6pm on Wednesday so get your questions on rent in now.
# Threshold
The biggest concern among renters? Not being able to afford upcoming rent increases
Threshold is calling for an NCT-style accreditation to ensure rental housing meets an acceptable standard.
Rental crisis: 'The room itself is about 4m x 8m, not much bigger than a prison cell'
If we keep going in this same direction, young people will be forced to study at universities abroad, writes Billy Vaughan.
# Rental Sector
Tenancies board to investigate how rents can be brought under control
A major study has been announced by the the Private Residential Tenancies Board.