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#rent pressure zones

# rent-pressure-zones - Friday 8 July, 2022

Call for Government to close rent pressure zone loopholes
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Call for Government to close rent pressure zone loopholes

Jul 8th 2022, 3:17 PM 12,977 Views 3 Comments

The calls come amid reports that a US property giant plans to push up rents over current rent pressure zone limits.

# rent-pressure-zones - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

New bill will cap rent increases at 2% in Rent Pressure Zones and bring in unlimited-term tenancies
# Rent Cap
# Rent Cap

New bill will cap rent increases at 2% in Rent Pressure Zones and bring in unlimited-term tenancies

Nov 16th 2021, 3:25 PM 18,885 Views 30 Comments

The new legislation also proposes to provide enhanced tenancy protection by making a ‘Part 4’ tenancy one of unlimited duration.

# rent-pressure-zones - Thursday 4 November, 2021

Government approves a 2% cap on rents in Rent Pressure Zones
# Rent Pressure Zones
# Rent Pressure Zones

Government approves a 2% cap on rents in Rent Pressure Zones

Nov 4th 2021, 4:43 PM 11,311 Views 23 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin has said that a 2% rent increase cap in RPZs will “do little to halt rising rents”.

# rent-pressure-zones - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Watchdog warns landlords breaking cap as rents spike 7%
# Rent Pressure Zones
# Rent Pressure Zones

Watchdog warns landlords breaking cap as rents spike 7%

Sep 30th 2021, 12:16 PM 14,151 Views 30 Comments

The increase may indicate an “unacceptable level of non-compliance” with regulations, according to the Residential Tenancies Board.

# rent-pressure-zones - Friday 9 July, 2021

President Higgins signs rent increase bill into law
# Rent Pressure Zones
# Rent Pressure Zones

President Higgins signs rent increase bill into law

Updated Jul 9th 2021, 9:50 PM 49,418 Views 48 Comments

All rent increases will now be made in line with the nation’s inflation rate.

# rent-pressure-zones - Thursday 1 July, 2021

The 4% rent hike rule is being scrapped - now any increase will be decided by inflation
# Rent Pressure Zones
# Rent Pressure Zones

The 4% rent hike rule is being scrapped - now any increase will be decided by inflation

Jul 1st 2021, 12:30 AM 44,642 Views 76 Comments

The new rules are set to come in this month.

# rent-pressure-zones - Friday 28 May, 2021

Landlords can impose rent increases of up to 8% under newly-discovered loophole as Covid-19 rent freeze ends
# Renting
# Renting

Landlords can impose rent increases of up to 8% under newly-discovered loophole as Covid-19 rent freeze ends

Updated May 28th 2021, 2:07 PM 88,263 Views 116 Comments
  • Measures that provided for a rent freeze for those in financial trouble were implemented during the pandemic.
  • In Rent Pressure Zones, the maximum rent increase permitted is 4% per annum.
  • Where a landlord carries out a rent review for the first time in two years in an RPZ, a total increase of 8% increase can apply.

# rent-pressure-zones - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Five more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as national average monthly rent stays over €1,200
# Rent Index
# Rent Index

Five more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as national average monthly rent stays over €1,200

Apr 22nd 2020, 12:05 AM 47,753 Views 66 Comments

There is currently a rent freeze and a ban on evictions in place as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

# rent-pressure-zones - Friday 24 January, 2020

The Candidate: Rent freeze not off the table, rent hike reforms and a fiver for pensioners - Micheál's manifesto promises
# The Candidate Podcast
# The Candidate Podcast

The Candidate: Rent freeze not off the table, rent hike reforms and a fiver for pensioners - Micheál's manifesto promises

Jan 24th 2020, 12:05 AM 17,550 Views 81 Comments

Micheál Martin told The Candidate Podcast that he will reduce the rate rents rise in rent pressure zones.

# rent-pressure-zones - Monday 13 January, 2020

Just 5.5% of rental housing is within standard HAP limits, according to new report
# Locked Out
# Locked Out

Just 5.5% of rental housing is within standard HAP limits, according to new report

Jan 13th 2020, 9:18 AM 18,998 Views 42 Comments

There is a notable shortage of one-bedroom housing for single people and couples, the Simon Communities said.

# rent-pressure-zones - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 12th 2019, 3:14 PM 18,830 Views 53 Comments

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

A new record high: The average monthly rent in Ireland is now over €1,400
# Renting
# Renting

A new record high: The average monthly rent in Ireland is now over €1,400

Nov 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 79,702 Views 110 Comments

Areas like Munster have seen large increases in rent prices this year compared to 2018.

# rent-pressure-zones - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'Rent controls are working': Housing minister believes rate of rising rents will moderate
# Rent Pressure Zones
# Rent Pressure Zones

'Rent controls are working': Housing minister believes rate of rising rents will moderate

Oct 9th 2019, 6:37 PM 15,374 Views 117 Comments

The minister said RPZ rules will never bring 4% rate rise across the board.

# rent-pressure-zones - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Another two areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to soar
# Rising Rents
# Rising Rents

Another two areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to soar

Sep 26th 2019, 6:01 AM 36,750 Views 35 Comments

Macroom, Cork and Carlow met the designation criteria within the latest Residential Tenancies Board report.

# rent-pressure-zones - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Figures suggest two-in-five renters in 'pressure zones' still being hit with rent increases above 4%
# Renting
# Renting

Figures suggest two-in-five renters in 'pressure zones' still being hit with rent increases above 4%

Jul 11th 2019, 11:34 AM 10,345 Views 33 Comments

Under RPZ legislation, annual rent rises are capped at 4% in certain areas.

# rent-pressure-zones - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Bill to regulate rent pressure zone properties passes through Seanad
# Residential Tenancies Bill
# Residential Tenancies Bill

Bill to regulate rent pressure zone properties passes through Seanad

May 21st 2019, 9:34 PM 18,756 Views 46 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Bill will now go to President Michael D Higgins to be signed into law.

# rent-pressure-zones - Friday 12 April, 2019

Airbnb says new laws are 'unenforceable' but minister says locals know the short-term let on their street
# Short-term Let
# Short-term Let

Airbnb says new laws are 'unenforceable' but minister says locals know the short-term let on their street

Apr 12th 2019, 8:30 PM 32,983 Views 52 Comments

The minister said neighbours see the wheelie suitcases going in and out of properties at all hours.

# rent-pressure-zones - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Government to extend enforcement of Rent Pressure Zones until 2021
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Government to extend enforcement of Rent Pressure Zones until 2021

Apr 2nd 2019, 4:30 PM 11,988 Views 44 Comments

RPZ laws were first introduced in December 2016 to address spiraling rents.

# rent-pressure-zones - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Poll: Would you support an immediate rent freeze in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support an immediate rent freeze in Ireland?

Mar 28th 2019, 9:33 AM 47,983 Views 106 Comments

Limerick City East and Navan have now been designated Rent Pressure Zones.

Two more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to rise
# Soaring Rents
# Soaring Rents

Two more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to rise

Mar 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 39,177 Views 44 Comments

Limerick City East and Navan met the designation criteria within the latest Residential Tenancies Board report.

# rent-pressure-zones - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

New laws to punish landlords who raise rents above legal limit to be brought to Cabinet
# Before The Break
# Before The Break

New laws to punish landlords who raise rents above legal limit to be brought to Cabinet

Dec 5th 2018, 1:18 PM 20,972 Views 100 Comments

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy confirmed that the Bill will be brought to Cabinet next Tuesday.

# rent-pressure-zones - Monday 12 November, 2018

'It's clearly not working': TDs hit out at Rent Pressure Zone laws as prices continue to soar
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

'It's clearly not working': TDs hit out at Rent Pressure Zone laws as prices continue to soar

Nov 12th 2018, 2:09 PM 19,589 Views 81 Comments

The latest Daft.ie quarterly report found that the average monthly rent nationwide is €1,334.

# rent-pressure-zones - Thursday 27 September, 2018

The national average rent is now almost €1,100 per month
# To Let
# To Let

The national average rent is now almost €1,100 per month

Sep 27th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,749 Views 57 Comments

Rent has increased by 8.8% in Dublin and by 7.6% nationally.

# rent-pressure-zones - Sunday 6 May, 2018

'Rent Pressure Zones are not working': What can be done to stop rising rents?
# Rent Controls
# Rent Controls

'Rent Pressure Zones are not working': What can be done to stop rising rents?

May 6th 2018, 9:30 AM 24,111 Views 167 Comments

In Dublin, average rent rose by 12.4% year-on-year, and now sits at €1,875.

# rent-pressure-zones - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Government pledges to take on landlords who are trying to 'get around' rent control rules
# Rent Index Report
# Rent Index Report

Government pledges to take on landlords who are trying to 'get around' rent control rules

Sep 19th 2017, 4:16 PM 21,964 Views 85 Comments

Nationally, the average rent across all properties in Q2 stood at €1,017 – which is €63 higher than the same period last year.

# rent-pressure-zones - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Laws trying to combat rising rents are being 'flouted by landlords'
# Rent Pressure Zones
# Rent Pressure Zones

Laws trying to combat rising rents are being 'flouted by landlords'

Aug 22nd 2017, 1:34 PM 22,585 Views 107 Comments

Charities have expressed serious concern has private market rents continue to grow.

# rent-pressure-zones - Friday 16 June, 2017

Landlords are calling for an end to 'illegal rent control'
# Rent Pressure Zones
# Rent Pressure Zones

Landlords are calling for an end to 'illegal rent control'

Jun 16th 2017, 6:20 AM 21,812 Views 54 Comments

The Irish Property Owners Association (IPOA) has called for landlords to be treated more fairly.

# rent-pressure-zones - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Maynooth and Cobh to be subject to rent controls from midnight
# Expansion
# Expansion

Maynooth and Cobh to be subject to rent controls from midnight

Mar 29th 2017, 11:41 AM 10,962 Views 24 Comments

Minister Simon Coveney made the announcement this morning.