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# rent pressure zones

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2023
Cian O'Callaghan: Owners of vacant properties should either use it, rent it or sell it
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Call for Government to close rent pressure zone loopholes
New bill will cap rent increases at 2% in Rent Pressure Zones and bring in unlimited-term tenancies
Government approves a 2% cap on rents in Rent Pressure Zones
Watchdog warns landlords breaking cap as rents spike 7%
President Higgins signs rent increase bill into law
The 4% rent hike rule is being scrapped - now any increase will be decided by inflation
Landlords can impose rent increases of up to 8% under newly-discovered loophole as Covid-19 rent freeze ends
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.
Five more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as national average monthly rent stays over €1,200
The Candidate: Rent freeze not off the table, rent hike reforms and a fiver for pensioners - Micheál's manifesto promises
Just 5.5% of rental housing is within standard HAP limits, according to new report
'Young people are being failed': Calls for rent freeze as average monthly rent reaches over €1,400
A new record high: The average monthly rent in Ireland is now over €1,400
'Rent controls are working': Housing minister believes rate of rising rents will moderate
Another two areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to soar
Figures suggest two-in-five renters in 'pressure zones' still being hit with rent increases above 4%
Bill to regulate rent pressure zone properties passes through Seanad
Airbnb says new laws are 'unenforceable' but minister says locals know the short-term let on their street
Government to extend enforcement of Rent Pressure Zones until 2021
Poll: Would you support an immediate rent freeze in Ireland?
Two more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to rise
New laws to punish landlords who raise rents above legal limit to be brought to Cabinet
'It's clearly not working': TDs hit out at Rent Pressure Zone laws as prices continue to soar
The national average rent is now almost €1,100 per month
'Rent Pressure Zones are not working': What can be done to stop rising rents?
Government pledges to take on landlords who are trying to 'get around' rent control rules
Laws trying to combat rising rents are being 'flouted by landlords'
Landlords are calling for an end to 'illegal rent control'
Maynooth and Cobh to be subject to rent controls from midnight