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# rent - Sunday 5 August, 2018

'It's not Las Vegas, but we've a lot to offer'
# Move To Mayo
# Move To Mayo

'It's not Las Vegas, but we've a lot to offer'

Aug 5th 2018, 9:00 PM 50,771 Views 25 Comments

One village in Co Mayo wants people who are fed up with the cost of living in a city to consider moving there.

# rent - Monday 30 July, 2018

Family of 3 sharing room after landlord tried to increase rent by €500: Ireland's housing horror stories
# Threshold
# Threshold

Family of 3 sharing room after landlord tried to increase rent by €500: Ireland's housing horror stories

Jul 30th 2018, 12:05 AM 70,016 Views 121 Comments

In five recent cases handled by Threshold, families faced eviction from their homes for a variety of reasons.

# rent - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Landlord ordered to pay couple €6k after refusing HAP allowance to pay rent
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Landlord ordered to pay couple €6k after refusing HAP allowance to pay rent

Jul 5th 2018, 10:38 PM 57,958 Views 49 Comments

The couple said the landlord’s refusal had “a damaging effect for their family, both financially and personally”.

# rent - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Case filed against student accommodation provider that plans to increase rent by 18%
# Galway
# Galway

Case filed against student accommodation provider that plans to increase rent by 18%

Jun 27th 2018, 6:10 AM 13,651 Views 25 Comments

NUI Students Union said, “NUI Galway can’t become an elitist university only accessible to those who can afford ever rising rent.”

# rent - Monday 11 June, 2018

'The private rented sector is broken': Survey says 96% of people found it difficult to find rental home
# Threshold
# Threshold

'The private rented sector is broken': Survey says 96% of people found it difficult to find rental home

Jun 11th 2018, 6:05 AM 15,879 Views 52 Comments

Less than a third of people surveyed by housing charity Threshold were renting by choice.

# rent - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Over half of available rental properties in Dublin aimed at tourists for short-term stays
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Over half of available rental properties in Dublin aimed at tourists for short-term stays

May 16th 2018, 6:05 AM 14,237 Views 56 Comments

The Dublin rental market is set to dip below 1,000 units, for the first time since 2001 by the end of this year.

# rent - Sunday 6 May, 2018

11 of the saddest properties available to rent in Dublin this May
# Yall Mind If I Scream
From The Daily Edge
# Yall Mind If I Scream

11 of the saddest properties available to rent in Dublin this May

May 6th 2018, 9:00 PM 54,722 Views 4 Comments

Another month, another pile of miserable properties on the market.

# rent - Friday 4 May, 2018

Average rents in Dublin have hit a new record high of €1,875 a month
# Rental Report
# Rental Report

Average rents in Dublin have hit a new record high of €1,875 a month

May 4th 2018, 12:10 AM 37,732 Views 84 Comments

According to Daft, average rents for properties listed on its website rose nationwide by an average of 11.5% in the year to the end of March.

# rent - Thursday 3 May, 2018

A proposed new law aims to prevent 27% student rent hikes
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

A proposed new law aims to prevent 27% student rent hikes

May 3rd 2018, 6:15 AM 10,357 Views 15 Comments

The Residential Tenancies (student rents, rights and protections) Bill 2018 was introduced in the Dáil yesterday.

# rent - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Rental prices: These are the most expensive Dart and Luas stops to live next to
# Dublin
# Dublin

Rental prices: These are the most expensive Dart and Luas stops to live next to

Apr 10th 2018, 6:00 AM 29,697 Views 25 Comments

Sandymount Dart station is the most expensive station to live near, with monthly rents averaging at €2,282.

# rent - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

'Isn’t there something awful about society, that so many people are praying for a house?'
# Vincent Browne
# Vincent Browne

'Isn’t there something awful about society, that so many people are praying for a house?'

Mar 27th 2018, 2:51 PM 31,098 Views 76 Comments

Alone Ireland today launched a campaign called ‘How will you pay the rent when you retire?’

# rent - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'It's infuriating': Tenants frustrated as minister hails 'slowdown' in rent rises
# Generation Rent
# Generation Rent

'It's infuriating': Tenants frustrated as minister hails 'slowdown' in rent rises

Mar 22nd 2018, 12:05 AM 22,492 Views 47 Comments

Minister Eoghan Murphy described a slowdown in rent growth in Dublin as “positive”, but renters are still feeling the effect of rent increases.

# rent - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

There are four counties where the average rent exceeds €1,000 per month
# Property Bubble
# Property Bubble

There are four counties where the average rent exceeds €1,000 per month

Mar 21st 2018, 6:00 AM 53,945 Views 82 Comments

The pressure on rent in Dublin appears to be having a ripple effect on nearby counties.

# rent - Monday 12 March, 2018

'Landlord said it was none of his business': Tenants left 'in limbo' after vulture funds buy property
# Receivers
# Receivers

'Landlord said it was none of his business': Tenants left 'in limbo' after vulture funds buy property

Mar 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 44,779 Views 64 Comments

Housing charity Threshold says numerous renters had contacted it over problems with vulture funds and receivers.

# rent - Saturday 3 March, 2018

'What used to be low-rent areas will stay high now': How Airbnb is 'worsening crisis' in some Dublin areas
# Rent
# Rent

'What used to be low-rent areas will stay high now': How Airbnb is 'worsening crisis' in some Dublin areas

Mar 3rd 2018, 6:05 AM 38,415 Views 62 Comments

While certainly not the cause of the housing crisis, campaigners say legislation is needed to prevent it exacerbating the problem further.

# rent - Saturday 24 February, 2018

How tech firms outside Dublin are luring staff away from the capital
# Beyond The Pale
# Beyond The Pale

How tech firms outside Dublin are luring staff away from the capital

Feb 24th 2018, 12:30 PM 23,799 Views 19 Comments

Companies in Cork, Limerick and Galway are targeting workers increasingly priced out of Ireland’s main city.

# rent - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Minister says there are rents in Dublin 'at a fraction of headline figures'
# Fare City
# Fare City

Minister says there are rents in Dublin 'at a fraction of headline figures'

Feb 14th 2018, 9:19 AM 31,353 Views 139 Comments

“I know everybody always quotes the high areas, but there are rents available at a fraction of the cost quoted on the headline figures.”

# rent - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

'Deeply troubling': Dublin rent €380 higher a month than at Celtic Tiger peak
# Getting Boomier
# Getting Boomier

'Deeply troubling': Dublin rent €380 higher a month than at Celtic Tiger peak

Feb 13th 2018, 6:01 AM 39,811 Views 109 Comments

The lowest average rents were in Leitrim, at €542; and Donegal, at €599, a Daft.ie Rent Report found.

# rent - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Landlords would face much steeper fines for breaching rules under proposed laws
# Vacation Notice
# Vacation Notice

Landlords would face much steeper fines for breaching rules under proposed laws

Jan 23rd 2018, 12:55 PM 21,340 Views 71 Comments

The bill has received cross-party support

# rent - Friday 12 January, 2018

Rise of 25% in the number of tenants defying their eviction notices
# Rental Properties
# Rental Properties

Rise of 25% in the number of tenants defying their eviction notices

Jan 12th 2018, 3:21 PM 23,574 Views 87 Comments

In 2016, there were 553 dispute cases regarding eviction orders made to the Residential Tenancies Board.

# rent - Monday 25 December, 2017

Read the emails sent to Leo in his first month as Taoiseach
# Autograph Requests
# Autograph Requests

Read the emails sent to Leo in his first month as Taoiseach

Dec 25th 2017, 2:00 PM 16,397 Views 46 Comments

People wanted to talk to Varadkar about the Pride Parade, the Eighth Amendment and the cost of rent.

# rent - Monday 11 December, 2017

Flat search: Not one property available to rent for a person on rent supplement
# Rental Supplements
# Rental Supplements

Flat search: Not one property available to rent for a person on rent supplement

Dec 11th 2017, 11:36 AM 20,977 Views 94 Comments

A Simon Communities study has found that the number of rental properties on the market has dropped significantly.

# rent - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

The average cost of rent in Ireland has never, ever, ever been higher
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

The average cost of rent in Ireland has never, ever, ever been higher

Nov 14th 2017, 12:01 AM 42,296 Views 80 Comments

Overall, rents are now 16% higher than their 2008 peak.

# rent - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Poll: Should landlords be able to move tenants out to carry out renovations?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should landlords be able to move tenants out to carry out renovations?

Nov 9th 2017, 9:00 AM 26,716 Views 118 Comments

It’s been described as a ‘back door’ for terminating leases.

# rent - Friday 13 October, 2017

Mother returned home from work to find rented home boarded up
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Mother returned home from work to find rented home boarded up

Oct 13th 2017, 4:11 PM 26,686 Views 0 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Board has been granted an interim injunction ordering the landlord to allow the family to return.

# rent - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals
# Demand And Supply
# Demand And Supply

People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals

Sep 19th 2017, 8:08 PM 35,129 Views 55 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the effect home-sharing is having on the rental market.

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 21,930 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 - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Almost a quarter of renters now pay more than €1,300 a month for accommodation
# Crowded Market
# Crowded Market

Almost a quarter of renters now pay more than €1,300 a month for accommodation

Aug 30th 2017, 6:00 AM 15,960 Views 37 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Board publishes its annual report for 2016 today.

# rent - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you
# Facebook Live
# Facebook Live

Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you

Aug 27th 2017, 7:00 PM 13,464 Views 14 Comments

We’re holding a Facebook Live on Tuesday evening and we want to hear your stories and your questions.

Almost €1000 a month for a room where the bed is next to the oven: Trying to find a place to live in Dublin
# Journeys Through Daft
# Journeys Through Daft

Almost €1000 a month for a room where the bed is next to the oven: Trying to find a place to live in Dublin

Aug 27th 2017, 12:05 AM 82,690 Views 67 Comments

With rental prices high and supply low, renting in Dublin is truly a seller’s market.

# rent - Monday 21 August, 2017

Tenants awarded 'substantial compensation' for discrimination by landlord
# Housing Assistance
# Housing Assistance

Tenants awarded 'substantial compensation' for discrimination by landlord

Aug 21st 2017, 7:45 AM 60,829 Views 74 Comments

They were awarded compensation ranging from €13,300 to €15,000.

'The rise of absolute cowboys': Scammers are targeting students desperate for somewhere to live
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

'The rise of absolute cowboys': Scammers are targeting students desperate for somewhere to live

Aug 21st 2017, 12:00 AM 22,000 Views 22 Comments

With the first round of CAO results out today, students across the country will be scrambling to find a place to live.

# rent - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Silent bids and avocados: Are house prices really out of the reach of Irish millennials?
# Generation Rent
# Generation Rent

Silent bids and avocados: Are house prices really out of the reach of Irish millennials?

Aug 20th 2017, 12:05 AM 50,572 Views 81 Comments

New research shows that house prices in Ireland are much less affordable than they were 30 years ago.

# rent - Friday 4 August, 2017

Calls for Minister to intervene as residents of entire apartment block weeks away from being evicted
# St Helen's
# St Helen's

Calls for Minister to intervene as residents of entire apartment block weeks away from being evicted

Aug 4th 2017, 6:44 PM 23,878 Views 51 Comments

The complex in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, is due to be refurbished.

# rent - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Cheaper food, but higher rent: Living wage increases to €11.70 an hour
# It All Adds Up
# It All Adds Up

Cheaper food, but higher rent: Living wage increases to €11.70 an hour

Jul 5th 2017, 6:20 AM 20,781 Views 37 Comments

The current housing crisis has been the main driver of the increased wage rate.

# rent - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Ireland's largest-ever portfolio of rental properties is on sale for €425m-plus
# Dublin Living
# Dublin Living

Ireland's largest-ever portfolio of rental properties is on sale for €425m-plus

Jun 7th 2017, 3:00 PM 24,968 Views 26 Comments

The four developments, which are yet to be finished, are scattered across Dublin.

# rent - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Locked out: Most people on rent benefits still can't afford to rent
# Simon Communities
# Simon Communities

Locked out: Most people on rent benefits still can't afford to rent

May 16th 2017, 7:41 AM 11,436 Views 46 Comments

Only two properties in 11 locations were available to rent for a single person on State rent benefits.

# rent - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Judge orders probe as families claim they were paying rent to random man called Brian
# Who Is Brian?
# Who Is Brian?

Judge orders probe as families claim they were paying rent to random man called Brian

May 10th 2017, 9:30 PM 29,517 Views 0 Comments

The elusive ‘Brian’ has no connection to the owner of the property nor was he sanctioned to collect rent, High Court hears.

# rent - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Ireland's largest private landlord gets ahead of rent caps with its €2,750-per-month units
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Ireland's largest private landlord gets ahead of rent caps with its €2,750-per-month units

May 9th 2017, 8:30 PM 38,817 Views 104 Comments

But the company is apparently having no trouble finding tenants for its Dublin properties.

Should compulsory purchase orders be used for vacant properties?
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Should compulsory purchase orders be used for vacant properties?

May 9th 2017, 12:24 PM 11,078 Views 43 Comments

Fianna Fail thinks they should.