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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# rentals

This year
Nearly 5,000 eviction notices were served on tenants between July and September last summer
The rental sector is under scrutiny in the wake of the government’s decision not to extend the eviction ban.
Last year
Eviction notice periods to significantly rise for tenancies under three years
For tenancies less than six months, the notice landlords must give to tenants is set to triple.
Housing minister to further restrict short-term house and apartment lettings
The minister said it is “not sustainable” to have “multiples of short terms lets versus long terms in all our major cities”.
All time
Increase in available rental properties in Dublin 'likely related to collapse of tourism'
Half of the Dublin increase is concentrated in the most in-demand property type and area for the short-term market.
Airbnb vows to ban 'party houses' in wake of Halloween shooting at rented US property
Five people were killed in a Halloween party shooting in the San Francisco suburb of Orinda.
Hospitality firm loses appeal to run 8 short-term let apartments in Dublin without planning permission
An Bord Pleanála rejected an appeal following a DCC decision last year.
14 properties available to rent in Dublin this November that will make you want to scream
Just imagine how cold these properties are this November.
Airbnb accused of turning villages into 'holiday resorts' as it reveals 640,000 Irish summer visitors
The company claims that Airbnb visitors will contribute €57 million to the Irish economy this summer.
Renting near Dublin's train lines is expensive (and it's getting pricier)
There’s a premium to be near a Dart or Luas stop.
8 landlords who proved landlords can be good people
“Some old crank rang about a party last night.”
This grim London rental is like something out of Harry Potter
… and we’re taking PRE HOGWARTS.
A Gumtree ad for a 'sh*t room for rent' is going viral for its refreshing honesty
Ah, you had us at ‘sh*t’.
This week’s vital property news: Tough times for tenants but a construction on the up
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
Would rent control actually solve any of our problems?
A report by the Private Rental Tenancies Board last month dismissed it as a course of action – but how has it fared internationally?
A lick of paint: The value of upgrading your rental property
Landlords are being advised to boost the value of their rentals by giving them deluxe refits.
Can You Guess The Rent On These Dublin Flats?
How well do you know the rising rental market?
7 of the most bizarre Irish rentals spotted online
We’ll stay where we are, but thanks.
Funding of €15m to provide school book rental schemes for 400 schools
The Minister for Education said the new funding will benefit all primary schools who currently operate a school book rental scheme.
Column: Minimum standards and regulations of rental properties should be enforced
Landlords shouldn’t be allowed to rent a property unless it meets minimum legal standards and they held a cert to prove this, writes Bob Jordan.
New York City extols virtues of small apartments
Population of NYC is due to grow by 600,000 inhabitants by 2030 – and new ‘state-of-the-art’ but tiny apartments are deemed to be one way of easing the squash.
Students in sleepout protest over rogue landlords
The USI is highlighting calls for a deposit protection scheme – Housing junior minister Willie Penrose says he is awaiting feedback from the PRTB on the issue.