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# rent - Sunday 12 July, 2020

State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister

In a wide-ranging interview, the minister said his department is drawing up a detailed submission which will seek to acquire properties.

# rent - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

The average sale price of a home in Ireland was €254,000 last month - a fall of 3.3% on last year

The year-on-year change reflects a volatile market according to the latest housing report from Daft.ie.

# rent - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

'A lot of people are stuck in a rip-off rental trap': New minister promises affordable housing scheme

Darragh O’Brien said he wants to ensure houses ranging in price from €160,000 to €250,000 will be available.

# rent - Monday 1 June, 2020

'Not at the moment': Universities don't plan to refund fees for this or the next academic year

NUI Galway is offering students a reduced rent rate next year due to the ‘hybrid’ way universities are expected to operate.

# rent - Friday 22 May, 2020

Man suspected of fraudulently earning €260k in rent for properties he didn't own

The man was arrested by gardaí in Dublin today.

# rent - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Rents fell by average of 2.1% in April compared to previous month, new Daft report shows

Daft.ie says this drop reflects the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.

# rent - 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 - Friday 24 April, 2020

Number of rental properties continues to rise - but charity says former Airbnbs won't solve housing crisis

A new report by the Simon Communities says new properties are out of reach of HAP customers.

# rent - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Ads for Dublin city centre rental accommodation have 'increased by 75% in the last 12 months '

Daft said that the week-by-week figures suggest that “this surge may now be easing”.

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.

# rent - Monday 23 March, 2020

Dublin businesses who need to defer rates payments advised to contact council

Businesses had been asking that rates be waived, rather than deferred, to help them stay afloat.

# rent - Friday 20 March, 2020

Increase in available rental properties in Dublin 'likely related to collapse of tourism'

Half of the Dublin increase is concentrated in the most in-demand property type and area for the short-term market.

# rent - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Rent freeze and temporary ban on evictions to be introduced during Covid-19 crisis

The emergency measures for renters were agreed at a Cabinet meeting today.

'Robust' supports for renters due to be announced, but access to HAP likely to be ruled out

Government has said landlords will have to show flexibility to their tenants.

# rent - Sunday 23 February, 2020

'This is just the tipping point': The cost of being a student in Ireland has skyrocketed in the past decade

Students protested this week in UCD on more than one occasion about the high cost of rent.

# rent - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Court rules Montessori is entitled to injunction preventing landlord taking possession of premises until case decided

The landlord has claimed the Montessori owes €1.48 million in unpaid rent.

# rent - Friday 24 January, 2020

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

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

# rent - Monday 13 January, 2020

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

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

# rent - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

There are now seven counties in Ireland where the average monthly rent is over €1,000

Rents across the board have risen by 8.2% since last year, according to the Residential Tenancies Board.

# rent - 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 - 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.

# rent - Friday 6 December, 2019

Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view

One of the options outlined in the consultation open from today is to encourage a wider use of green leases.

# rent - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

People living near Dart or Luas stops are paying over €4,000 a year more than average Dublin rent

That’s according to new research from Daft.ie.

# rent - 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.

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

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

# rent - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Berlin state cabinet agrees five-year rent freeze to cool housing market

The measure would apply to apartments that were built before 2014.

# rent - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Here's how the government plans to tackle homelessness, housing issues and high rents

Fianna Fáil said the government’s response to the housing crisis has been “completely ineffective”.

# rent - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

RTB orders landlord to pay €13,000 to family after illegal eviction

The couple and their three children became homeless after the eviction.

# rent - Friday 27 September, 2019

Sinn Féin wants to give a tax break to all renters at a cost of €279 million

Giving tax relief to renters would cost €279 million.

# rent - Thursday 26 September, 2019

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

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

# rent - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

'I either have to leave the Defence Forces or stay and be homeless with my pregnant wife'

Officers today called for the provision of quarters for married couples or the introduction of a rent allowance to assist them.

# rent - Thursday 19 September, 2019

We have an NCT for cars, so should landlords need one for their rentals?

Housing charity Threshold says there’s an “unacceptable” number of properties checked.

Sex for rent: Case of landlord propositioning tenant 'not a once off or unusual'

Housing charity Threshold has said it is aware of several such incidents.

# rent - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Murphy says €310k price tag for O'Devaney Garden homes is 'affordable'

The minister also said €1,200 rent is an affordable amount for a couple to pay.

# rent - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

The average nationwide rent is now €1,391 per month - a record high

In some areas, the average cost of rent is *much* higher than the average mortgage.

# rent - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin says Minister Shane Ross does not hold responsibility for regulating Airbnb.

# rent - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

RTB threatened to take legal action if Take Back the City protested in its office again Rtb

RTB threatened to take legal action if Take Back the City protested in its office again

Around 50 people occupied the RTB’s Dublin office in November last year to highlight concerns.

# rent - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Disputes between landlords and tenants increased by 10% last year Rtb

Disputes between landlords and tenants increased by 10% last year

One case which required dispute resolution saw a landlord awarded almost €11,000.

# rent - Thursday 11 July, 2019

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

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

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