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# rent - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 20th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,393 Views 72 Comments

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
# Airbnb
# Airbnb

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

Aug 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 18,219 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Aug 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 42,178 Views 39 Comments

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
# Rtb

Disputes between landlords and tenants increased by 10% last year

Jul 31st 2019, 10:30 PM 12,091 Views 9 Comments

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%
# 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 10,229 Views 33 Comments

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

# rent - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Housing crisis drives 40c increase in Living Wage to €12.30 per hour
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Housing crisis drives 40c increase in Living Wage to €12.30 per hour

Jul 3rd 2019, 7:48 AM 13,472 Views 36 Comments

The report also said there were increased costs in energy in the last 12 months.

# rent - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Only 8% of rental properties are available within rent support limits in Ireland
# Housing
# Housing

Only 8% of rental properties are available within rent support limits in Ireland

Jul 2nd 2019, 10:42 AM 11,846 Views 31 Comments

That’s according to a study conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland.

# rent - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

People living next to a Dart or Luas stop can expect to pay over €3,300 a year more than the average Dublin rent
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

People living next to a Dart or Luas stop can expect to pay over €3,300 a year more than the average Dublin rent

Jun 11th 2019, 8:45 AM 19,663 Views 15 Comments

Sandymount Station is the most expensive to live near, with rents averaging at €2,905 per month.

# rent - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Explainer: What are cuckoo funds and why are people complaining about them?
# Rent
# Rent

Explainer: What are cuckoo funds and why are people complaining about them?

May 19th 2019, 8:15 AM 28,840 Views 38 Comments

Between 2012 and 2018, block purchasers bought 9,291 units in Dublin.

# rent - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Poll: How much do you pay a month in rent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How much do you pay a month in rent?

May 14th 2019, 10:33 AM 40,064 Views 106 Comments

Average rents in the capital have reached above €2,000.

Rent register might show average rent paid on each street rather than individual properties
# Rent
# Rent

Rent register might show average rent paid on each street rather than individual properties

May 14th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,463 Views 33 Comments

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy hopes to introduce the reform later this year.

# rent - Monday 13 May, 2019

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

May 13th 2019, 4:51 PM 6,507 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# rent - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

'Our solutions are working': Minister responds to record homeless figures
# Record Numbers
# Record Numbers

'Our solutions are working': Minister responds to record homeless figures

May 1st 2019, 1:41 PM 14,101 Views 64 Comments

It is the third month-on-month increase in the number of people living in emergency accommodation.

Gardaí want allowance for members stationed in rent pressure zones
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Gardaí want allowance for members stationed in rent pressure zones

May 1st 2019, 6:05 AM 13,535 Views 46 Comments

The GRA said this issue is particularly impacting on new recruits who are on lower incomes.

# rent - Monday 22 April, 2019

Here's why tenants can take discrimination cases against landlords at the Workplace Relations Commission
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here's why tenants can take discrimination cases against landlords at the Workplace Relations Commission

Apr 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 34,351 Views 40 Comments

The WRC provides advice on workplace issues to employers and to employees.

# rent - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Sky News anchor apologises after being criticised for hitting out at renters during live interview
# London
# London

Sky News anchor apologises after being criticised for hitting out at renters during live interview

Apr 16th 2019, 10:55 AM 62,575 Views 53 Comments

The interviewee described Jane Secker’s line of questions as “a bit patronising, really”.

# rent - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Landlords who evict tenants because they want to sell or renovate a property could face tough sanctions
# New Laws
# New Laws

Landlords who evict tenants because they want to sell or renovate a property could face tough sanctions

Apr 4th 2019, 6:11 PM 77,017 Views 117 Comments

The Government proposals aim to increase the rights of tenants in the rental market.

# rent - Thursday 28 March, 2019

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 39,082 Views 44 Comments

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

# rent - Monday 4 March, 2019

Just 8% of rental properties are available in Ireland within rent support limits
# Housing
# Housing

Just 8% of rental properties are available in Ireland within rent support limits

Mar 4th 2019, 2:25 PM 13,622 Views 31 Comments

That’s according to a study conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland.

# rent - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Rising rents and lack of social housing has driven up homelessness in Ireland, EU warns
# European Commission
# European Commission

Rising rents and lack of social housing has driven up homelessness in Ireland, EU warns

Feb 28th 2019, 8:57 AM 23,798 Views 57 Comments

The European Commission report was highly critical of Ireland’s housing policy.

# rent - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Just over 4,000 new social houses built last year as target missed
# Housing
# Housing

Just over 4,000 new social houses built last year as target missed

Feb 14th 2019, 6:05 AM 18,988 Views 36 Comments

House acquisitions by local authorities has also risen.

# rent - Sunday 10 February, 2019

The average monthly rent in Ireland is over €1,300 - €300 higher than the 2008 peak
# Housing
# Housing

The average monthly rent in Ireland is over €1,300 - €300 higher than the 2008 peak

Feb 10th 2019, 6:00 AM 26,603 Views 79 Comments

Rents rose nationwide by an average of 9.8% in the 12 months to December 2018.

# rent - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Woman on rent supplement 'placed under severe financial pressure' in eviction row awarded €5k
# Rent Dispute
# Rent Dispute

Woman on rent supplement 'placed under severe financial pressure' in eviction row awarded €5k

Jan 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 31,198 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

# rent - Saturday 22 December, 2018

The myth of the free council house: 'We're not just handing them over, that would be crazy'
# Social Housing
# Social Housing

The myth of the free council house: 'We're not just handing them over, that would be crazy'

Dec 22nd 2018, 12:05 AM 88,096 Views 90 Comments

Dublin City Council tenants paid a total of €78.3 million in rent last year.

# rent - Thursday 13 December, 2018

The national average rent is €1,122 per month - it's an extra €500 if you want to live in the capital
# Property Market
# Property Market

The national average rent is €1,122 per month - it's an extra €500 if you want to live in the capital

Dec 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 28,400 Views 57 Comments

The average rent in Dublin is now €1,620 per month.

# rent - 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 19,496 Views 80 Comments

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

# rent - Friday 2 November, 2018

Cost of renting near Luas stops €3,360 higher per year compared with other parts of Dublin
# Daft Report
# Daft Report

Cost of renting near Luas stops €3,360 higher per year compared with other parts of Dublin

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:20 AM 14,431 Views 23 Comments

The findings were made as part of the latest Luas Rental Price report from Daft.ie.

# rent - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Explainer: What will the new Airbnb laws mean for homeowners and landlords?
# Airbnb
# Airbnb

Explainer: What will the new Airbnb laws mean for homeowners and landlords?

Oct 25th 2018, 11:04 AM 68,733 Views 115 Comments

The much-anticipated regulations will come into force in June 2019 in areas with high housing demand.

# rent - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Advert for 'glorified shed', being rented for €700/month, removed from website
# Ah Here
# Ah Here

Advert for 'glorified shed', being rented for €700/month, removed from website

Oct 10th 2018, 10:33 PM 75,514 Views 60 Comments

The listing for the Dublin property was removed after a backlash.

# rent - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Strengthening rent caps and 'first-class emergency accommodation': What the Budget means for housing
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Strengthening rent caps and 'first-class emergency accommodation': What the Budget means for housing

Oct 9th 2018, 6:00 PM 12,216 Views 12 Comments

Almost 10,000 people in Ireland are homeless, with many priced out of the rental market.

# rent - Saturday 29 September, 2018

New Department of Health headquarters were empty for over a year - costing almost €16m
# Miesian Plaza
# Miesian Plaza

New Department of Health headquarters were empty for over a year - costing almost €16m

Sep 29th 2018, 7:33 PM 25,549 Views 62 Comments

The OPW entered into a lease to accommodate the HQs of the Departments of Children & Youth Affairs and Health, in addition to parts of the Departments of Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform.

# rent - 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 23,696 Views 57 Comments

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

# rent - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Landlord who refused rent allowance payment from family ordered to pay €14,000
# WRC
# WRC

Landlord who refused rent allowance payment from family ordered to pay €14,000

Sep 18th 2018, 5:41 PM 60,573 Views 0 Comments

The landlord has 42 days in which to make the €14,000 payment to the couple.

# rent - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Site with planning permission for over 400 apartments on sale for €32 million
# Dublin
# Dublin

Site with planning permission for over 400 apartments on sale for €32 million

Sep 5th 2018, 1:48 PM 46,447 Views 82 Comments

The vacancy rate in Dublin’s private rented sector has been below 2% for more than four years.

# rent - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

'Exercise particular caution': Here's how to make sure you don't fall victim to a fake rental scam
# Renting
# Renting

'Exercise particular caution': Here's how to make sure you don't fall victim to a fake rental scam

Aug 21st 2018, 8:52 AM 14,684 Views 19 Comments

This time of year sees a spike in rental scams, housing and tenant advocacy charity Threshold has said.

# rent - Monday 20 August, 2018

Here's what student accommodation in Dublin looked like back in 1984
# Yall Mind If I Scream
From The Daily Edge
# Yall Mind If I Scream

Here's what student accommodation in Dublin looked like back in 1984

Aug 20th 2018, 2:20 PM 20,028 Views 4 Comments

The price will probably make your eyes water.

# rent - Friday 17 August, 2018

Dublin rental prices now €500-a-month higher than boom time as students 'left scraping the barrel'
# On The Up
# On The Up

Dublin rental prices now €500-a-month higher than boom time as students 'left scraping the barrel'

Aug 17th 2018, 12:01 AM 33,942 Views 105 Comments

The latest Daft.ie rental figures show increases across the country.

# rent - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Just 8% of rental properties are available within rent support limits
# Housing
# Housing

Just 8% of rental properties are available within rent support limits

Aug 16th 2018, 8:03 AM 13,909 Views 41 Comments

That’s according to a study conducted by the Simon Communities.

# rent - Sunday 12 August, 2018

13 tweets about renting that will make you feel pure and utter despair
# Housing Hell
From The Daily Edge
# Housing Hell

13 tweets about renting that will make you feel pure and utter despair

Aug 12th 2018, 7:00 PM 7,922 Views 1 Comment

The spiders in our bath should definitely be contributing.

# rent - Friday 10 August, 2018

'Living with your parents in your late 20s isn't not going to kill you but it’s uncomfortable, it’s stifling'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Living with your parents in your late 20s isn't not going to kill you but it’s uncomfortable, it’s stifling'

Aug 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 36,935 Views 79 Comments

‘I want to move forward but I’m being forced to take a step back and move back home because of the current rental market’, writes Brigid O’Dea.