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# rent-freeze - Monday 20 July, 2020

Rent freeze and eviction ban extended to 1 August

The emergency measure mean tenants cannot be forced to leave a property, and rent increases are prohibited.

# rent-freeze - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Rent freeze to be extended beyond 20 July

It is understood a memo will go to Cabinet on Monday to approve the measures.

# rent-freeze - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Rent freeze and eviction ban to be extended, says Housing Minister

Murphy said new legislation would not be needed for the extension.

# rent-freeze - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Extending rent freeze might have to be considered, says Taoiseach

He said a decision on any extension to the emergency measures will be made in a few weeks time.

# rent-freeze - Monday 2 March, 2020

Rent freeze is constitutional according to past legal advice, says Alan Kelly

Labour leadership candidate Alan Kelly said that he received the advice when he was housing minister.

# rent-freeze - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Fianna Fáil says position that a rent freeze is unconstitutional has not changed since the election

The issue of a rent freeze was discussed with the Green Party.

# rent-freeze - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Berlin's rent freeze has yet to come into effect, but it's dividing opinion

The city’s rent freeze was approved by Berlin’s Parliament on 30 January.

# rent-freeze - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

No rent freeze under FF government as party states it would be unconstitutional

Fianna Fáil has been legally advised against ‘a flat rent freeze’.

# rent-freeze - Monday 23 December, 2019

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.

# rent-freeze - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Over 60% of Irish people back rent freeze bill, new survey finds

The Bill passed in its first stage in the Dáíl earlier this month.

# rent-freeze - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Dáil passes Sinn Féin bill proposing immediate rent freeze

The Rent Freeze (Fair Rent) Bill 2019 was brought forward by Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin.

Column: It’s not so simple, Minister, the proposed rent freeze bill could work under the Constitution

David Kenny, Assistant Professor of Law at Trinity College, says Eoghan Murphy may be proven wrong on the rent freeze bill

# rent-freeze - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Murphy claims bill 'unconstitutional' as Dáil debates Sinn Féin's rent freeze legislation

The bill would see rents frozen for the next three years.

Poll: Would you support a three-year rent freeze in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support a three-year rent freeze in Ireland?

The Dáil is set to debate legislation proposed by Sinn Féin today.

# rent-freeze - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Sinn Féin are pushing for a rent freeze next week, and asking for Fianna Fáil's help

“The Rent Pressure Zones are not working,” housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin said.

# rent-freeze - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Could a rent freeze work in Ireland - and what effect would it have?

Rents have increased once again despite 10% more rental properties coming onto the market, according to a report.

# rent-freeze - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

'Young people are being failed': Calls for rent freeze as average monthly rent reaches over €1,400

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil hit out at Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil.

# rent-freeze - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Berlin backs five-year rent freeze to tackle rising rents

Only social housing and new builds that have not been let out would be exempt under the move.

# rent-freeze - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Opposition parties call for rent freeze, but Leo says it would be too expensive

Parties are calling for a rent freeze of up to three years.

# rent-freeze - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Given up on owning your own home? Most people have

Three in ten tenants also fear losing their houses.

# rent-freeze - Thursday 12 November, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Rent freezes and the homeless crisis loom large Property News This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: Rent freezes and the homeless crisis loom large

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# rent-freeze - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Opinion: Rent controls ARE a viable option in calming Ireland's housing crisis

Some commentators who dismiss rent controls as being counter-productive are actually talking about rent freezes – an entirely different scheme.