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#Rental Market

# rental-market - Last month October 2022

Record low number of HAP properties available to rent
# Locked Out
# Locked Out

Record low number of HAP properties available to rent

Oct 17th 2022, 9:10 AM 17,805 Views 53 Comments

The report, which examines 16 areas of the country, found that there were only 35 HAP properties available.

Tenants bidding against each other for limited accommodation is raising rents, RTB chair says
# Rental Market
# Rental Market

Tenants bidding against each other for limited accommodation is raising rents, RTB chair says

Oct 14th 2022, 6:53 PM 20,660 Views 22 Comments

He was criticised for saying renters should pay more for accommodation provided by institutional landlords as it provides security of tenure.

# rental-market - This year 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 24,962 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.

Rent increases hit new high due to 'unprecedented' scarcity of properties
# Daft Rent Report
# Daft Rent Report

Rent increases hit new high due to 'unprecedented' scarcity of properties

Aug 10th 2022, 6:00 AM 24,747 Views 52 Comments

The average rent in Ireland is over 12% more expensive than the same time last year.

Tax measures may need review to keep landlords from exiting the rental market, says minister
# Housing
# Housing

Tax measures may need review to keep landlords from exiting the rental market, says minister

May 5th 2022, 5:15 PM 30,467 Views 57 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien indicated that tax breaks may be needed to keep ‘mom-and-pop landlords’ from selling up.

# rental-market - Last year 2021

Dublin Lord Mayor to tell Housing Minister that HAP scheme should include a deposit for tenants
# Housing Assistance Payment
# Housing Assistance Payment

Dublin Lord Mayor to tell Housing Minister that HAP scheme should include a deposit for tenants

Dec 8th 2021, 6:30 AM 22,861 Views 39 Comments

Alison Gilliland said funding an initial deposit could be key to keeping many people out of homeless services.

Report finds 79% drop in number of affordable rental properties available in just three months
# Hap
# Hap

Report finds 79% drop in number of affordable rental properties available in just three months

Nov 18th 2021, 6:30 AM 11,094 Views 41 Comments

The Simon Communities of Ireland is warning that the lack of availability will cause homeless rates to increase.

Oldest and youngest tenants pay the most of their take-home pay in rent
# CSO
# CSO

Oldest and youngest tenants pay the most of their take-home pay in rent

Nov 17th 2021, 1:41 PM 16,134 Views 14 Comments

Half the country’s landlords had a rental income of less than €10,000 in 2019, according to new research.

New short-term let regulations to be in place by next summer
# Rental Market
# Rental Market

New short-term let regulations to be in place by next summer

Sep 2nd 2021, 7:55 PM 21,035 Views 8 Comments

Property owners will not be able to advertise a short-term let unless they have received the required planning permission.

'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August

Jun 16th 2021, 11:49 AM 11,345 Views 14 Comments

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin O’Broin said the gradual increase in termination notices since January is “worrying”.

Landlords will not be allowed to demand in excess of two months’ rent upfront under new rules, including from student renters
# Cabinet Plans
# Cabinet Plans

Landlords will not be allowed to demand in excess of two months’ rent upfront under new rules, including from student renters

Updated Jun 9th 2021, 1:43 PM 65,092 Views 101 Comments
  • Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien brought a memo to Cabinet today that will restrict upfront payment demands made by landlords, reports Political Correspondent Christina Finn
  • The new rules, which will be in place before the next academic year, will ensure that students only have to pay one months' rent at a time.
  • Cabinet has also extended the current Covid-19 protections for renters until January 2022.

# rental-market - All time

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 26,211 Views 5 Comments

The year-on-year change reflects a volatile market according to the latest housing report from Daft.ie.

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 26,486 Views 32 Comments

Daft said that the week-by-week figures suggest that “this surge may now be easing”.

Spike in rental properties available - but many remain 'unaffordable', warns homeless charity
# Simon Community
# Simon Community

Spike in rental properties available - but many remain 'unaffordable', warns homeless charity

Mar 27th 2020, 4:16 PM 26,753 Views 50 Comments

The report, published by Simon Communities, indicates that the new properties will do little to alleviate the housing crisis.

What's the average monthly price of rent in Ireland? It's the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

What's the average monthly price of rent in Ireland? It's the week in numbers

Nov 16th 2019, 7:00 PM 22,287 Views 11 Comments

Plus: The number of towns and villages around Ireland releasing raw sewage into the environment every day.

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 18,733 Views 72 Comments

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

One in 10 people spending over 60% of their income on rent in Ireland
# Squeezed
# Squeezed

One in 10 people spending over 60% of their income on rent in Ireland

Apr 1st 2019, 2:14 PM 16,686 Views 38 Comments

Meanwhile, one in 20 people are spending more than 75% of their income on rent.

Two more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to rise
# Soaring Rents
# Soaring Rents

Two more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to rise

Mar 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 39,185 Views 44 Comments

Limerick City East and Navan met the designation criteria within the latest Residential Tenancies Board report.

'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 19,596 Views 81 Comments

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

Labour to bring forward legislation to ban landlords charging prospective tenants to view property
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Labour to bring forward legislation to ban landlords charging prospective tenants to view property

Oct 16th 2018, 2:09 PM 18,925 Views 47 Comments

Some people were being charged up to €500 to view an apartment.

'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 38,569 Views 62 Comments

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

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 16,001 Views 37 Comments

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

Proposal for floating student accommodation met with cautious optimism by USI
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Proposal for floating student accommodation met with cautious optimism by USI

Aug 23rd 2017, 8:30 PM 35,311 Views 42 Comments

Two barges could house up to 400 students in Galway.

Locked out: Most people on housing benefits still can't afford to rent
# Homelessness Crisis
# Homelessness Crisis

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

Aug 16th 2017, 9:07 AM 15,058 Views 105 Comments

The Simon Community study found that some 630 properties available to rent are beyond the reach of those on HAP.

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 15,551 Views 56 Comments

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

Simon Coveney rules out reducing rent cap limit from 4% to 2%
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Simon Coveney rules out reducing rent cap limit from 4% to 2%

Dec 14th 2016, 11:36 AM 10,881 Views 87 Comments

Fianna Fáil has criticised government proposals to limit rent increases in “pressure zones” in Dublin and Cork.

The cost of renting a house in Dublin has fallen for the first time in three years
# Life For Rent
# Life For Rent

The cost of renting a house in Dublin has fallen for the first time in three years

Dec 1st 2016, 6:06 AM 8,002 Views 14 Comments

The average nationwide cost of renting a property now stands at €973 per month.

QUIZ: What Kind Of Flatmates Do You Need?
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

QUIZ: What Kind Of Flatmates Do You Need?

Sep 9th 2016, 11:11 AM 17,100 Views 14 Comments

Whether you’re flying the coop for the first time, or on your millionth houseshare, it’s need-to-know info.

Do you have to move out because your landlord is selling up? Now they'll have to prove it
# For Sale
# For Sale

Do you have to move out because your landlord is selling up? Now they'll have to prove it

May 3rd 2016, 6:20 AM 53,594 Views 81 Comments

The aim is to stop landlords putting properties back on the market for higher rent.

Patient facing eviction says he's going on hunger strike to "shame" the government
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Patient facing eviction says he's going on hunger strike to "shame" the government

Sep 22nd 2015, 6:01 AM 19,353 Views 102 Comments

Brian Nason says he can’t find somewhere to live because he’s on rent allowance.

Student accommodation is an absolute disaster in this country – when will government respond?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Student accommodation is an absolute disaster in this country – when will government respond?

Jun 8th 2015, 11:55 PM 1,152 Views 43 Comments

On-campus accommodation is snapped up a lightning speed, leaving vulnerable young people at the mercy of the inhospitable private market.

This is what you can live in for €5k a month in Dublin
# Room With A View
From The Daily Edge
# Room With A View

This is what you can live in for €5k a month in Dublin

Apr 13th 2015, 8:20 PM 10,854 Views 6 Comments

The dream.

The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week
# Shovel Ready
# Shovel Ready

The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week

Oct 30th 2014, 6:16 PM 3,371 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

Opinion: Six things that need to change in Ireland's rental market
# Homes
# Homes

Opinion: Six things that need to change in Ireland's rental market

Oct 30th 2014, 8:00 AM 470 Views 41 Comments

The rented sector as we traditionally know it is not keeping pace in terms of quantity or quality.

If you're being asked to pay more rent you're certainly not the only one
# House Hunting
# House Hunting

If you're being asked to pay more rent you're certainly not the only one

Sep 18th 2014, 6:20 AM 13,700 Views 49 Comments

Rents are up across the country, especially in Dublin.

Austerity is driving up (some) consumer prices
# Price Pressure
# Price Pressure

Austerity is driving up (some) consumer prices

Aug 7th 2014, 12:57 PM 10,992 Views 10 Comments

New figures from the CSO show rents, education costs and utility bills climbing despite slow overall price growth.

Young people might have to delay flying the nest due to rising rents
# She's (not) Leaving Home
# She's (not) Leaving Home

Young people might have to delay flying the nest due to rising rents

Jul 30th 2014, 8:46 AM 9,874 Views 40 Comments

New research suggests that young people were able to leave the family home sooner than ever before after the financial crash.

For rent: 'Spacious double studio' in Dublin where you sleep on top of a toilet
# Hot Property
From The Daily Edge
# Hot Property

For rent: 'Spacious double studio' in Dublin where you sleep on top of a toilet

Jun 14th 2014, 2:45 PM 10,458 Views 6 Comments

Handy for the bathroom anyway.

Investor house purchases have more than trebled in a year - but why?
# Risk Aversion
# Risk Aversion

Investor house purchases have more than trebled in a year - but why?

Jun 11th 2014, 12:29 PM 8,638 Views 22 Comments

Investors are buying up property to feed the rental market, which is full of people who don’t want to take on too much debt.

Dublin woman refusing to leave rental property until she can find a new affordable home
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Dublin woman refusing to leave rental property until she can find a new affordable home

Apr 26th 2014, 7:15 AM 47,315 Views 215 Comments

People Before Profit MEP candidate Bríd Smith says her story is occurring on a daily basis and legislation must protect those in receipt of rent allowance.

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