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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# rent index

Last month
August 2023
Average rent for new tenancies in Ireland rose by almost 9% year-on-year
The Residential Tenancies Board has today published the Q1 2023 Rent Index report.
This year
Average rents for new tenancies see 6.7% year-on-year increase
That’s according to the RTB’s Rent Index, which compared new rents in Q3 of 2022 to the same period in 2021.
All time
Five more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as national average monthly rent stays over €1,200
There is currently a rent freeze and a ban on evictions in place as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.
Rents are up across the country, but down in Dublin
The average cost of renting in the country across all properties is now €987.
These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland
The top five areas with the most expensive rents are all located in on the southern side of Dublin.