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# Rent

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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
Murphy claims bill 'unconstitutional' as Dáil debates Sinn Féin's rent freeze legislation
The bill would see rents frozen for the next three years.
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.
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
'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.
Berlin state cabinet agrees five-year rent freeze to cool housing market
The measure would apply to apartments that were built before 2014.
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”.
RTB orders landlord to pay €13,000 to family after illegal eviction
The couple and their three children became homeless after the eviction.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Disputes between landlords and tenants increased by 10% last year
One case which required dispute resolution saw a landlord awarded almost €11,000.
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.
Housing crisis drives 40c increase in Living Wage to €12.30 per hour
The report also said there were increased costs in energy in the last 12 months.
Only 8% of rental properties are available within rent support limits in Ireland
That’s according to a study conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland.
People living next to a Dart or Luas stop can expect to pay over €3,300 a year more than the average Dublin rent
Sandymount Station is the most expensive to live near, with rents averaging at €2,905 per month.
Explainer: What are cuckoo funds and why are people complaining about them?
Between 2012 and 2018, block purchasers bought 9,291 units in Dublin.
Poll: How much do you pay a month in rent?
Average rents in the capital have reached above €2,000.
Rent register might show average rent paid on each street rather than individual properties
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy hopes to introduce the reform later this year.
'Our solutions are working': Minister responds to record homeless figures
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
The GRA said this issue is particularly impacting on new recruits who are on lower incomes.
Here's why tenants can take discrimination cases against landlords at the Workplace Relations Commission
The WRC provides advice on workplace issues to employers and to employees.
Sky News anchor apologises after being criticised for hitting out at renters during live interview
The interviewee described Jane Secker’s line of questions as “a bit patronising, really”.
Landlords who evict tenants because they want to sell or renovate a property could face tough sanctions
The Government proposals aim to increase the rights of tenants in the rental market.
Two more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to rise
Limerick City East and Navan met the designation criteria within the latest Residential Tenancies Board report.
Just 8% of rental properties are available in Ireland within rent support limits
That’s according to a study conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland.
Rising rents and lack of social housing has driven up homelessness in Ireland, EU warns
The European Commission report was highly critical of Ireland’s housing policy.
Just over 4,000 new social houses built last year as target missed
House acquisitions by local authorities has also risen.
The average monthly rent in Ireland is over €1,300 - €300 higher than the 2008 peak
Rents rose nationwide by an average of 9.8% in the 12 months to December 2018.
Woman on rent supplement 'placed under severe financial pressure' in eviction row awarded €5k
The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.
The myth of the free council house: 'We're not just handing them over, that would be crazy'
Dublin City Council tenants paid a total of €78.3 million in rent last year.
The national average rent is €1,122 per month - it's an extra €500 if you want to live in the capital
The average rent in Dublin is now €1,620 per month.