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#Rent

# rent - Friday 23 October, 2020

Bill preventing evictions from taking place during Level 5 passes all Oireachtas stages
# Renting
# Renting

Bill preventing evictions from taking place during Level 5 passes all Oireachtas stages

Oct 23rd 2020, 4:32 PM 16,288 Views 21 Comments

The Bill will now be sent to the President for early signature.

# rent - Monday 19 October, 2020

Temporary ban on evictions to be implemented during six-week Level 5 restrictions
# Renting
# Renting

Temporary ban on evictions to be implemented during six-week Level 5 restrictions

Oct 19th 2020, 10:55 PM 23,301 Views 31 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced this evening that Ireland will move to Level 5 restrictions for six weeks.

# rent - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

New cost rental scheme will mean tenants could pay 25% to 30% below market rents, says minister
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

New cost rental scheme will mean tenants could pay 25% to 30% below market rents, says minister

Oct 14th 2020, 7:28 PM 32,441 Views 47 Comments

The cost rental scheme will deliver 400 homes.

# rent - Friday 21 August, 2020

National rent prices jumped 1.2% in the last year despite impact of Covid-19
# Daft Report
# Daft Report

National rent prices jumped 1.2% in the last year despite impact of Covid-19

Aug 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 13,355 Views 35 Comments

The latest Daft.ie report shows that the industry has ‘bounced back’ from Covid-19.

# rent - Sunday 12 July, 2020

State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister
# Interview
# Interview

State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister

Jul 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 76,186 Views 101 Comments

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
# Daft Report
# Daft Report

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

Jul 8th 2020, 6:00 AM 26,209 Views 5 Comments

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
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

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

Jun 30th 2020, 11:08 AM 36,586 Views 135 Comments

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
# Accommodation
# Accommodation

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

Jun 1st 2020, 9:00 AM 29,424 Views 24 Comments

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
# Arrest
# Arrest

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

May 22nd 2020, 3:49 PM 46,900 Views 19 Comments

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
# Renting
# Renting

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

May 12th 2020, 6:05 AM 11,601 Views 29 Comments

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
# Eoghan Murphy
# Eoghan Murphy

Rent freeze and eviction ban to be extended, says Housing Minister

May 2nd 2020, 2:59 PM 34,929 Views 35 Comments

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
# Housing
# Housing

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

Apr 24th 2020, 10:56 PM 24,568 Views 39 Comments

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 '
# Rental Market
# Rental Market

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

Apr 22nd 2020, 5:09 PM 26,464 Views 32 Comments

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
# 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 - Monday 23 March, 2020

Dublin businesses who need to defer rates payments advised to contact council
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

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

Mar 23rd 2020, 2:13 PM 8,908 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Rentals
# Rentals

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

Mar 20th 2020, 5:05 PM 35,810 Views 28 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Updated Mar 19th 2020, 5:46 PM 106,942 Views 88 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Mar 19th 2020, 6:05 AM 36,208 Views 71 Comments

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
# Notabusiness
# Notabusiness

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

Feb 23rd 2020, 9:30 AM 32,928 Views 113 Comments

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
# Fun2see
# Fun2see

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

Feb 11th 2020, 6:37 PM 22,396 Views 0 Comments

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
# 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 - 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 19,001 Views 42 Comments

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
# Non Stop Rise
# Non Stop Rise

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

Dec 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 36,392 Views 55 Comments

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
# Rent Freeze
# Rent Freeze

Dáil passes Sinn Féin bill proposing immediate rent freeze

Dec 12th 2019, 3:54 PM 29,613 Views 119 Comments

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
# Rent Freeze
# Rent Freeze

Column: It’s not so simple, Minister, the proposed rent freeze bill could work under the Constitution

Dec 12th 2019, 7:00 AM 19,696 Views 55 Comments

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
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Murphy claims bill 'unconstitutional' as Dáil debates Sinn Féin's rent freeze legislation

Updated Dec 10th 2019, 10:53 PM 38,992 Views 138 Comments

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
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

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

Dec 6th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,774 Views 42 Comments

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
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

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

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 12,965 Views 12 Comments

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
# 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 79,706 Views 110 Comments

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
# Housing Costs
# Housing Costs

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

Oct 23rd 2019, 2:28 PM 16,777 Views 17 Comments

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
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

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

Oct 8th 2019, 3:49 PM 19,019 Views 28 Comments

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
# Housing
# Housing

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

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:02 PM 44,797 Views 86 Comments

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
# Alternative Budget
# Alternative Budget

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

Sep 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 20,153 Views 118 Comments

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
# 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 - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 24th 2019, 7:00 PM 39,890 Views 56 Comments

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 Crisis
# Housing Crisis

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

Sep 19th 2019, 4:12 PM 16,604 Views 61 Comments

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
# Housing

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

Sep 19th 2019, 2:19 PM 19,415 Views 40 Comments

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'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

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

Sep 18th 2019, 4:19 PM 37,095 Views 121 Comments

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
# 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 18,711 Views 72 Comments

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