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#rental crisis

# rental-crisis - Tuesday 27 September, 2022

New Vacant Homes Tax targets unoccupied properties but there are some exemptions
# Homes
# Homes

New Vacant Homes Tax targets unoccupied properties but there are some exemptions

Updated Sep 27th 2022, 6:23 PM 33,356 Views 16 Comments

It will be charged at three times the rate of the building’s local property tax liability.

New tax credit worth €500 to be introduced for renters
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

New tax credit worth €500 to be introduced for renters

Updated Sep 27th 2022, 2:31 PM 27,883 Views 13 Comments

The tax credit can be claimed for 2022.

# rental-crisis - Tuesday 23 August, 2022

118 new cost-rental homes open in Clondalkin as housing minister says rental crisis is 'acute'
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

118 new cost-rental homes open in Clondalkin as housing minister says rental crisis is 'acute'

Aug 23rd 2022, 5:15 PM 33,755 Views 46 Comments

The rents are set at €1,264 for two-bed apartments and €1,297 for the two-bed duplexes.

# rental-crisis - Thursday 18 August, 2022

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

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

Aug 18th 2022, 10:18 AM 55,112 Views 57 Comments

Additional help for renters might feature in September’s Budget.

# rental-crisis - Wednesday 10 August, 2022

Tax breaks for landlords a 'good idea', but renters should get concessions too, says Varadkar
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Tax breaks for landlords a 'good idea', but renters should get concessions too, says Varadkar

Aug 10th 2022, 3:16 PM 24,921 Views 34 Comments

The Tánaiste says it wouldn’t be fair to give a tax break to landlords if renters didn’t get something in the budget.

# rental-crisis - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Govt accused of making 'dog's dinner' of rental crisis, as new rent cap law not ready until November
# Rent Cap
# Rent Cap

Govt accused of making 'dog's dinner' of rental crisis, as new rent cap law not ready until November

Oct 21st 2021, 5:25 PM 13,174 Views 22 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said inflation is now running at over 4.3%.

# rental-crisis - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

'It keeps me awake every single night with worry': Your stories of Ireland's rental crisis
# Your Rental Stories
# Your Rental Stories

'It keeps me awake every single night with worry': Your stories of Ireland's rental crisis

Updated Sep 28th 2021, 5:33 PM 89,551 Views 70 Comments
  • Tenants have shared experiences of poor living conditions, unreasonable payment expectations and the stress of not having security of tenure.
  • Landlords said they try their best to be fair, but some government measures disproportionately impact on those renting out just one unit.

# rental-crisis - Monday 27 September, 2021

Explainer: Berlin has voted to forcibly buy homes from property giants, what happens next?
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Explainer: Berlin has voted to forcibly buy homes from property giants, what happens next?

Sep 27th 2021, 1:40 PM 32,329 Views 24 Comments

The referendum supports the expropriation of homes from property companies to the city.

# rental-crisis - Friday 27 March, 2020

Opinion: Renters should not be left with a debt burden after Covid-19, writes Eoin Ó Broin
# Housing
# Housing

Opinion: Renters should not be left with a debt burden after Covid-19, writes Eoin Ó Broin

Mar 27th 2020, 6:58 AM 26,815 Views 81 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD says where renters can’t pay, landlords must be guaranteed a mortgage moratorium.

# rental-crisis - Thursday 27 February, 2020

UCD students stage tent protest against 'spiralling' cost of campus accommodation
# Student Protest
# Student Protest

UCD students stage tent protest against 'spiralling' cost of campus accommodation

Feb 27th 2020, 1:36 PM 17,776 Views 20 Comments

Students are organising a large demonstration for next week.

# rental-crisis - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Over 60% of Irish people back rent freeze bill, new survey finds
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Over 60% of Irish people back rent freeze bill, new survey finds

Dec 22nd 2019, 7:00 AM 9,656 Views 44 Comments

The Bill passed in its first stage in the Dáíl earlier this month.

# rental-crisis - 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.

# rental-crisis - 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 18,276 Views 35 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin says Minister Shane Ross does not hold responsibility for regulating Airbnb.

# rental-crisis - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Dublin now in top 5 most expensive places to rent in Europe, research finds
# Up And Up And Up
# Up And Up And Up

Dublin now in top 5 most expensive places to rent in Europe, research finds

Mar 13th 2019, 10:40 AM 35,860 Views 83 Comments

Only London, Moscow, Zurich and Geneva have higher rents in Europe, according to ECA International.

# rental-crisis - 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 28,508 Views 56 Comments

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

# rental-crisis - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Thousands march through Dublin city centre to protest housing crisis
# Demonstration
# Demonstration

Thousands march through Dublin city centre to protest housing crisis

Dec 1st 2018, 3:28 PM 27,881 Views 171 Comments

Today’s protest coincides with the anniversary of Jonathan Corrie’s death near the Dáil four years ago.

# rental-crisis - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent

Nov 22nd 2018, 4:26 PM 12,774 Views 37 Comments

The Housing Committee was told today that students are sleeping in cars due to high rent costs.

# rental-crisis - 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 19,589 Views 81 Comments

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

# rental-crisis - Sunday 19 August, 2018

AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan

Aug 19th 2018, 4:00 PM 23,602 Views 53 Comments

With Dublin rent now averaging €500 above the boomtime figure, pressure is mounting on Minister Eoghan Murphy to act.

# rental-crisis - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Ireland’s mooted Airbnb ‘licensing’ scheme would only be rolled out in Dublin
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Ireland’s mooted Airbnb ‘licensing’ scheme would only be rolled out in Dublin

Apr 15th 2018, 6:15 AM 29,765 Views 35 Comments

If the government goes down the route of a licensing scheme, it would not mean a roll out of blanket rules across the country.

# rental-crisis - Thursday 15 February, 2018

FactFind: Is it cheaper to have a mortgage than rent in Ireland?
# Crisis
# Crisis

FactFind: Is it cheaper to have a mortgage than rent in Ireland?

Feb 15th 2018, 12:05 AM 51,482 Views 66 Comments

We’ve all heard it in the pub, but is it actually true?

# rental-crisis - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Poll: Have you been affected by the rental crisis?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you been affected by the rental crisis?

Feb 13th 2018, 10:00 AM 24,260 Views 112 Comments

A new report by Daft.ie shows that rent in Dublin is now €380 per month higher than at the peak of the Celtic Tiger years.

# rental-crisis - 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 21,018 Views 94 Comments

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

# rental-crisis - 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 42,444 Views 80 Comments

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

# rental-crisis - Friday 3 November, 2017

We need fines of €1 million for 'unscrupulous' landlords, says senior Dublin City Council official
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

We need fines of €1 million for 'unscrupulous' landlords, says senior Dublin City Council official

Nov 3rd 2017, 4:26 PM 14,183 Views 97 Comments

An RTÉ investigation last night showed widespread breaches in terms of health and safety standards across the private rental sector.

'Nothing but sharks and vultures' - Calls for enforcement after RTÉ documentary on dodgy landlords
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

'Nothing but sharks and vultures' - Calls for enforcement after RTÉ documentary on dodgy landlords

Nov 3rd 2017, 9:07 AM 27,871 Views 96 Comments

The Prime Time Investigates programme highlighted how some landlords were charging over 20 people hundreds of euro a month.

# rental-crisis - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Airbnb criticised for its 'adverse effect' on the rental market in Dublin
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Airbnb criticised for its 'adverse effect' on the rental market in Dublin

Jun 21st 2017, 6:30 PM 20,939 Views 91 Comments

There are more than 5,300 places available to rent on Airbnb in Dublin city alone.

# rental-crisis - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

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 11,139 Views 43 Comments

Fianna Fail thinks they should.

# rental-crisis - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Coveney says he will regulate Airbnb if 'satisfactory arrangement' not reached over renting
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Coveney says he will regulate Airbnb if 'satisfactory arrangement' not reached over renting

Mar 2nd 2017, 6:00 AM 9,681 Views 19 Comments

The Housing Minister wants to make it very clear that those who want to use AirBnb need to do so responsibly.

# rental-crisis - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Working group to review if AirBnb should face regulations
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Working group to review if AirBnb should face regulations

Jan 22nd 2017, 7:40 AM 12,875 Views 25 Comments

Housing Minister Simon Coveney vowed to tackle the issue of landlords renting out their properties through AirBnb.

# rental-crisis - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

How to fix Ireland's rent crisis? We put your questions to Minister Simon Coveney live
# Rising Rents
# Rising Rents

How to fix Ireland's rent crisis? We put your questions to Minister Simon Coveney live

Jan 11th 2017, 5:59 PM 13,832 Views 64 Comments

There was a large volume of questions sent in by readers covering a wide range of issues.

# rental-crisis - 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 13,777 Views 93 Comments

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

'New politics my arse' - Gerry Adams is not happy with the rent strategy row
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

'New politics my arse' - Gerry Adams is not happy with the rent strategy row

Dec 15th 2016, 12:45 PM 21,323 Views 155 Comments

Talks broke up without agreement late last night.

New proposals to prevent landlords using loopholes to evict tenants
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

New proposals to prevent landlords using loopholes to evict tenants

Dec 15th 2016, 8:00 AM 11,160 Views 107 Comments

The AAA-PBP will bring the motion to the Dáil today.

# rental-crisis - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Poll: Do you think the Government's new "rent pressure zones" proposal will be effective?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the Government's new "rent pressure zones" proposal will be effective?

Dec 14th 2016, 9:51 AM 12,931 Views 107 Comments

The Government has unveiled a new strategy in an attempt to combat the ongoing rental crisis.

Eoin Ó Broin TD: 'Minister Coveney failed struggling renters yesterday'
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Eoin Ó Broin TD: 'Minister Coveney failed struggling renters yesterday'

Dec 14th 2016, 6:45 AM 263 Views 93 Comments

Simon Coveney has given landlords increased level of returns while failing to provide tenants with certainty or security, writes Eoin Ó Broin.

# rental-crisis - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

'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 31,987 Views 108 Comments

The government has launched its plan to tackle rising rents.

# rental-crisis - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Scammers using Whatsapp and Daft to extort money from desperate renters
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Scammers using Whatsapp and Daft to extort money from desperate renters

Nov 20th 2016, 5:43 PM 20,549 Views 11 Comments

The property letting website has asked the messaging app for assistance to shut down the scam.

# rental-crisis - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

It's a nightmare to find students digs, so the government is hiring someone to help
# For Rent
# For Rent

It's a nightmare to find students digs, so the government is hiring someone to help

Aug 2nd 2016, 4:55 PM 14,751 Views 25 Comments

An allocation of €49,000 has been given for a new student accommodation officer.

# rental-crisis - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

What on earth is the solution to the rental crisis?
# Million Dollar Question
# Million Dollar Question

What on earth is the solution to the rental crisis?

May 10th 2016, 11:54 AM 25,174 Views 156 Comments

Irish rents have broken the €1,000 monthly average for the first time since pre-crash 2008. Where will it all end?

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