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# 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 29,535 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 38,830 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 11,087 Views 43 Comments

Fianna Fail thinks they should.

The average rent in Ireland is now €1,131 - and there aren't many places to rent
# Ain't Nothing Goin' On
# Ain't Nothing Goin' On

The average rent in Ireland is now €1,131 - and there aren't many places to rent

May 9th 2017, 12:01 AM 29,705 Views 72 Comments

In Dublin, rents are up 13.9%, with the average property in the capital costing €1,668 a month.

# rent - Friday 28 April, 2017

A Dublin landlord is offering a discount... but only if you pay 12 months' rent upfront
# Daft
# Daft

A Dublin landlord is offering a discount... but only if you pay 12 months' rent upfront

Apr 28th 2017, 12:05 AM 49,224 Views 85 Comments

Threshold said that requiring tenants to pay more rent upfront is on the increase.

# rent - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Do we invest money into private pockets, or into public housing, that we own?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Do we invest money into private pockets, or into public housing, that we own?'

Apr 10th 2017, 6:45 AM 314 Views 41 Comments

It is entirely feasible to establish a State company that can borrow off balance sheet, writes Éilis Ryan.

# rent - Saturday 1 April, 2017

These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland
# Rent Index
# Rent Index

These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland

Apr 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 82,385 Views 30 Comments

The top five areas with the most expensive rents are all located in on the southern side of Dublin.

# rent - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Maynooth and Cobh to be subject to rent controls from midnight
# Expansion
# Expansion

Maynooth and Cobh to be subject to rent controls from midnight

Mar 29th 2017, 11:41 AM 10,904 Views 24 Comments

Minister Simon Coveney made the announcement this morning.

# rent - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Dublin is almost as expensive for workers to live in as London
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Dublin is almost as expensive for workers to live in as London

Mar 25th 2017, 8:00 AM 16,636 Views 28 Comments

The weaker pound has made the British capital much cheaper against its international peers.

# rent - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Landlords express 'absolute outrage' at new rent control plans
# Shellshocked
# Shellshocked

Landlords express 'absolute outrage' at new rent control plans

Mar 9th 2017, 6:08 PM 46,918 Views 73 Comments

At a meeting last night, landlords urged the government to address issues of supply.

# rent - Saturday 25 February, 2017

18 simple dreams of people who rent
# Pipe Dreams
From The Daily Edge
# Pipe Dreams

18 simple dreams of people who rent

Feb 25th 2017, 6:00 PM 11,700 Views 1 Comment

We don’t want anything fancy. Just minimal mould.

# rent - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

This Henry Street building could be yours for €18 million
# Capital Investment
# Capital Investment

This Henry Street building could be yours for €18 million

Feb 15th 2017, 9:13 AM 17,973 Views 20 Comments

42-43 Henry Street produces an annual rent of €864,459.

# rent - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Landlords will have to provide an oven, fridge and microwave under new rules
# Housing
# Housing

Landlords will have to provide an oven, fridge and microwave under new rules

Feb 14th 2017, 9:08 AM 57,111 Views 118 Comments

Simon Coveney said the regulations “aim to ensure that properties tenants are renting are safe, efficient, durable and comfortable”.

# rent - Monday 13 February, 2017

Businesses are snapping up Dublin offices that haven't even been built yet
# Dublin In Size
# Dublin In Size

Businesses are snapping up Dublin offices that haven't even been built yet

Feb 13th 2017, 9:44 AM 15,787 Views 36 Comments

Savills chairman Roland O’Connell said that pre-letting is emerging because it delivers benefits for all parties in the market.

# rent - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Financial madness or 'a shot in the arm'? Changes to mortgage-to-rent scheme
# Will I Lose My Home?
# Will I Lose My Home?

Financial madness or 'a shot in the arm'? Changes to mortgage-to-rent scheme

Feb 8th 2017, 6:24 PM 17,646 Views 7 Comments

18,380 social housing supports were provided to people in 2016, according to a progress report on the government’s housing plan.

# rent - Monday 30 January, 2017

'It's soul-destroying, like going for a job interview once a week and every time you don’t get it'
# Looking For A Home
# Looking For A Home

'It's soul-destroying, like going for a job interview once a week and every time you don’t get it'

Jan 30th 2017, 12:15 AM 30,477 Views 28 Comments

Three people who recently moved into a former Nama-owned property explain what having their own home means to them.

# rent - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Airbnb hosts in Dublin made €52 million last year
# Homesharing
# Homesharing

Airbnb hosts in Dublin made €52 million last year

Jan 26th 2017, 3:08 PM 15,444 Views 57 Comments

A new report shows that the typical Airbnb host made €4,900.

Over 80% of rents are too expensive for people on housing benefits
# Snapshot
# Snapshot

Over 80% of rents are too expensive for people on housing benefits

Jan 26th 2017, 6:01 AM 9,495 Views 53 Comments

The snapshot from the Simon Community finds private rented supply down 44% since May 2015.

# rent - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

National Transport Authority to lose nearly €1m after 'taking the hit' on subletting offices
# Big Loss
# Big Loss

National Transport Authority to lose nearly €1m after 'taking the hit' on subletting offices

Jan 25th 2017, 7:04 PM 10,846 Views 15 Comments

The issue arose when the Taxi Regulator was absorbed into the NTA, and its premises was transferred to the NTA’s.

# rent - Monday 23 January, 2017

Up to 70 people renting in 'dangerous, unhealthy and cramped' Dublin house, court hears
# Cabinteely
# Cabinteely

Up to 70 people renting in 'dangerous, unhealthy and cramped' Dublin house, court hears

Jan 23rd 2017, 4:35 PM 17,040 Views 0 Comments

‘Up to 17 individuals were in one room and about 36 people were housed in the basement.’

# rent - Monday 26 December, 2016

Unemployed under-26s now have to pay less towards their rent supplement
# Help With Homelessness
# Help With Homelessness

Unemployed under-26s now have to pay less towards their rent supplement

Dec 26th 2016, 5:15 PM 12,180 Views 38 Comments

They’ll save up to €80 a month.

# rent - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Cap on Dublin and Cork rent increases in place from today
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Cap on Dublin and Cork rent increases in place from today

Dec 24th 2016, 6:05 AM 15,691 Views 9 Comments

The 4% cap will apply for a three-year period.

# rent - Friday 16 December, 2016

Renting near Dublin's train lines is expensive (and it's getting pricier)
# Dart-nomics
# Dart-nomics

Renting near Dublin's train lines is expensive (and it's getting pricier)

Dec 16th 2016, 6:05 AM 15,340 Views 15 Comments

There’s a premium to be near a Dart or Luas stop.

# rent - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have reached a deal on rents
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have reached a deal on rents

Dec 15th 2016, 4:59 PM 13,736 Views 93 Comments

Without Fianna Fáil, the government would not be in a position to pass the legislation.

# rent - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

'The government has published more reports than built houses'
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

'The government has published more reports than built houses'

Dec 14th 2016, 12:05 PM 6,507 Views 17 Comments

This is the penultimate Leaders’ Questions before the Christmas break.

# rent - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Fianna Fáil want 'rent pressure zones' extended to Galway, Limerick, and Waterford
# Ain't Nothing Goin' On
# Ain't Nothing Goin' On

Fianna Fáil want 'rent pressure zones' extended to Galway, Limerick, and Waterford

Dec 13th 2016, 10:09 PM 9,100 Views 79 Comments

Zones are envisaged in Dublin and Cork.

'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork

Dec 13th 2016, 1:58 PM 31,865 Views 108 Comments

The government has launched its plan to tackle rising rents.

"We're very worried" - Resident feels he's being forced out of home by 28% rent increase
# Tyrrelstown
# Tyrrelstown

"We're very worried" - Resident feels he's being forced out of home by 28% rent increase

Dec 13th 2016, 1:45 PM 19,698 Views 94 Comments

Residents of Cruise Park in Tyrrelstown feel they are not being treated fairly by their landlord.

The biggest concern among renters? Not being able to afford upcoming rent increases
# Threshold
# Threshold

The biggest concern among renters? Not being able to afford upcoming rent increases

Dec 13th 2016, 12:19 PM 6,413 Views 44 Comments

Threshold is calling for an NCT-style accreditation to ensure rental housing meets an acceptable standard.

# rent - Friday 2 December, 2016

Europe raises concerns about lack of housing in Ireland
# Report Card
# Report Card

Europe raises concerns about lack of housing in Ireland

Dec 2nd 2016, 9:50 PM 15,476 Views 44 Comments

The European Commission and ECB say “recent price and rent increases have drawn attention to persistent housing supply bottlenecks”.

# rent - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'There will be people lying in doorways and parks this Christmas': Homelessness in regional towns
# Sligo And Drogheda
# Sligo And Drogheda

'There will be people lying in doorways and parks this Christmas': Homelessness in regional towns

Nov 30th 2016, 8:30 PM 11,531 Views 40 Comments

There has been a 100% increase in the number of people registered as homeless in Co Louth in the last two years.

# rent - Monday 28 November, 2016

'I have never seen anything like this': Homelessness in Galway hits crisis point
# Nowhere To Go
# Nowhere To Go

'I have never seen anything like this': Homelessness in Galway hits crisis point

Nov 28th 2016, 9:15 PM 28,256 Views 51 Comments

More and more families are presenting as homeless in Galway, where no social housing has been built since 2009.

# rent - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Grafton Street is the 13th most expensive main street to rent on in the world
# Main Street
# Main Street

Grafton Street is the 13th most expensive main street to rent on in the world

Nov 16th 2016, 7:40 AM 14,051 Views 23 Comments

The cost per square metre per year is now €3,327.

# rent - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Lease out a room through Airbnb? New guidelines could be on the way
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

Lease out a room through Airbnb? New guidelines could be on the way

Oct 20th 2016, 10:29 AM 17,120 Views 38 Comments

Simon Coveney has said local authorities and property owners don’t always know where they stand.

# rent - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

People on rent supplement can't afford to rent 80% of properties
# Out Of Reach
# Out Of Reach

People on rent supplement can't afford to rent 80% of properties

Oct 5th 2016, 8:56 AM 11,411 Views 53 Comments

It found that there were 518 properties to rent over the snapshot period in ten locations.

# rent - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Poll: Should first-time buyers be allowed to use renting history in mortgage applications?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should first-time buyers be allowed to use renting history in mortgage applications?

Sep 11th 2016, 9:59 AM 28,350 Views 89 Comments

The Department of Finance thinks it’s a good idea.

# rent - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Not just Dublin: Cork city sees the biggest rise in average rent prices
# Daft.ie Report
# Daft.ie Report

Not just Dublin: Cork city sees the biggest rise in average rent prices

Aug 23rd 2016, 6:03 AM 15,155 Views 25 Comments

Dublin and Cork city saw significant rises in rental prices, while counties in the north/northwest offer the most affordable prices.

# rent - Friday 17 June, 2016

"Don't blame landlords for the current housing crisis"
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

"Don't blame landlords for the current housing crisis"

Jun 17th 2016, 7:30 AM 742 Views 158 Comments

IPOA Chair Stephen Faughnan argues that landlords are being priced out of the rental market.

# rent - Monday 13 June, 2016

Landlords could face NCT-style checks to bring rental properties up to standard
# Housing
# Housing

Landlords could face NCT-style checks to bring rental properties up to standard

Jun 13th 2016, 2:34 PM 16,997 Views 73 Comments

Housing charity Threshold said some tenants are now “afraid” to complain about sub-standard accommodation.

# rent - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Rents in Dublin have now smashed through their highest Celtic Tiger price level
# The Only Way Is Up
# The Only Way Is Up

Rents in Dublin have now smashed through their highest Celtic Tiger price level

Jun 9th 2016, 8:09 AM 25,527 Views 103 Comments

The pace of price growth has slowed in recent times, however.