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# renting - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Eoin Ó Broin: The Government has shut down debate on the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill
# Opinion
# Opinion

Eoin Ó Broin: The Government has shut down debate on the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill

Mar 24th 2021, 4:11 PM 16,947 Views 49 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD says Government is rushing the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill through this week without due process, letting renters down again.

Cost of renting home in Ireland grew by 2.7% last year despite Covid-19 pandemic
# Renting
# Renting

Cost of renting home in Ireland grew by 2.7% last year despite Covid-19 pandemic

Mar 24th 2021, 10:55 AM 18,948 Views 91 Comments

That’s according to the Residential Tenancies Board’s latest rent index.

# renting - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Protection for renters in financial difficulty due to Covid-19 extended to 12 July
# Arrears
# Arrears

Protection for renters in financial difficulty due to Covid-19 extended to 12 July

Mar 9th 2021, 7:31 PM 15,980 Views 24 Comments

The protections in place were due to expire on 12 April.

# renting - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Hundreds of tenants in rent arrears sent removal notices before Christmas despite Covid-19 eviction ban
# Housing
# Housing

Hundreds of tenants in rent arrears sent removal notices before Christmas despite Covid-19 eviction ban

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 30,400 Views 50 Comments

An eviction ban for those in arrears has been in place across the country since late October,

# renting - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Every week of lockdown between 700 and 800 houses will not be built, says minister
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Every week of lockdown between 700 and 800 houses will not be built, says minister

Jan 27th 2021, 5:08 PM 24,548 Views 55 Comments

The lockdown will mean housing targets could be off by between 6,500 and 7,000 new homes,

# renting - Friday 23 October, 2020

Bill preventing evictions from taking place during Level 5 passes all Oireachtas stages
# Renting
# Renting

Bill preventing evictions from taking place during Level 5 passes all Oireachtas stages

Oct 23rd 2020, 4:32 PM 16,233 Views 21 Comments

The Bill will now be sent to the President for early signature.

# renting - Monday 19 October, 2020

Temporary ban on evictions to be implemented during six-week Level 5 restrictions
# Renting
# Renting

Temporary ban on evictions to be implemented during six-week Level 5 restrictions

Oct 19th 2020, 10:55 PM 23,260 Views 31 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced this evening that Ireland will move to Level 5 restrictions for six weeks.

# renting - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Threshold calls for €20 million rent arrears fund to be included in upcoming Budget
# Renting
# Renting

Threshold calls for €20 million rent arrears fund to be included in upcoming Budget

Sep 24th 2020, 8:20 AM 16,830 Views 62 Comments

The charity is calling for the funding to help tenants facing a rent crisis as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

# renting - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

ESRI says affordability pressures for renters 'likely to worsen'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

ESRI says affordability pressures for renters 'likely to worsen'

Jul 28th 2020, 3:50 PM 14,932 Views 24 Comments

Renters are more likely to work in the sectors worst hit by the pandemic.

# renting - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

There's been a 39% spike in homes for rent in Dublin compared to last May
# Daft.ie Report
# Daft.ie Report

There's been a 39% spike in homes for rent in Dublin compared to last May

Jun 9th 2020, 6:05 AM 18,963 Views 22 Comments

The 39% spike is the highest one-month total for rental listings in the capital since August 2015.

# renting - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Rents fell by average of 2.1% in April compared to previous month, new Daft report shows
# Renting
# Renting

Rents fell by average of 2.1% in April compared to previous month, new Daft report shows

May 12th 2020, 6:05 AM 11,587 Views 29 Comments

Daft.ie says this drop reflects the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.

# renting - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Daft.ie is helping provide free accommodation for doctors and nurses battling the Covid-19 pandemic
# Frontline Lifeline
# Frontline Lifeline

Daft.ie is helping provide free accommodation for doctors and nurses battling the Covid-19 pandemic

Apr 1st 2020, 10:47 PM 33,395 Views 15 Comments

It’s expected that a feature allowing doctors and nurses to self-isolate outside of hospitals will be live by next week.

# renting - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Rent freeze and temporary ban on evictions to be introduced during Covid-19 crisis
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Rent freeze and temporary ban on evictions to be introduced during Covid-19 crisis

Updated Mar 19th 2020, 5:46 PM 106,679 Views 88 Comments

The emergency measures for renters were agreed at a Cabinet meeting today.

'Robust' supports for renters due to be announced, but access to HAP likely to be ruled out
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Robust' supports for renters due to be announced, but access to HAP likely to be ruled out

Mar 19th 2020, 6:05 AM 36,161 Views 71 Comments

Government has said landlords will have to show flexibility to their tenants.

# renting - Friday 13 March, 2020

Landlords should show 'forbearance' during Covid-19 outbreak, says housing minister
# Renting
# Renting

Landlords should show 'forbearance' during Covid-19 outbreak, says housing minister

Mar 13th 2020, 9:56 PM 80,714 Views 196 Comments

Eoghan Murphy also said that he would provide support to homeless services during the crisis.

# renting - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

'They are not living extravagant lives': 1 in 3 renters in debt struggling to meet repayments, think-tank says
# Squeezed
# Squeezed

'They are not living extravagant lives': 1 in 3 renters in debt struggling to meet repayments, think-tank says

Mar 4th 2020, 6:20 AM 25,279 Views 42 Comments

Tasc has said its report challenged the idea that people get into debt because of a “personal failing”.

# renting - Friday 24 January, 2020

The Candidate: Rent freeze not off the table, rent hike reforms and a fiver for pensioners - Micheál's manifesto promises
# The Candidate Podcast
# The Candidate Podcast

The Candidate: Rent freeze not off the table, rent hike reforms and a fiver for pensioners - Micheál's manifesto promises

Jan 24th 2020, 12:05 AM 17,498 Views 81 Comments

Micheál Martin told The Candidate Podcast that he will reduce the rate rents rise in rent pressure zones.

# renting - Monday 13 January, 2020

Just 5.5% of rental housing is within standard HAP limits, according to new report
# Locked Out
# Locked Out

Just 5.5% of rental housing is within standard HAP limits, according to new report

Jan 13th 2020, 9:18 AM 18,454 Views 42 Comments

There is a notable shortage of one-bedroom housing for single people and couples, the Simon Communities said.

# renting - Friday 6 December, 2019

Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view

Dec 6th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,596 Views 43 Comments

One of the options outlined in the consultation open from today is to encourage a wider use of green leases.

# renting - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Dublin City Council is spending €16,250 a month to rent an empty building
# 21 Aungier Street
# 21 Aungier Street

Dublin City Council is spending €16,250 a month to rent an empty building

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:05 PM 40,584 Views 27 Comments

There was opposition to using the building for homeless accommodation.

People living near Dart or Luas stops are paying over €4,000 a year more than average Dublin rent
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

People living near Dart or Luas stops are paying over €4,000 a year more than average Dublin rent

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 12,581 Views 12 Comments

That’s according to new research from Daft.ie.

# renting - Monday 18 November, 2019

O'Devaney Gardens: Fresh plans in doubt as Minister raises concerns over funding and legal issues
# O'Devaney Gardens
# O'Devaney Gardens

O'Devaney Gardens: Fresh plans in doubt as Minister raises concerns over funding and legal issues

Updated Nov 18th 2019, 11:00 AM 15,165 Views 33 Comments

Bartra has been contracted to build 768 houses and apartments on the site.

# renting - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

'Young people are being failed': Calls for rent freeze as average monthly rent reaches over €1,400
# Rent Freeze
# Rent Freeze

'Young people are being failed': Calls for rent freeze as average monthly rent reaches over €1,400

Nov 12th 2019, 3:14 PM 18,805 Views 53 Comments

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
# Renting
# Renting

A new record high: The average monthly rent in Ireland is now over €1,400

Nov 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 78,576 Views 110 Comments

Areas like Munster have seen large increases in rent prices this year compared to 2018.

# renting - 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 16,520 Views 61 Comments

Housing charity Threshold says there’s an “unacceptable” number of properties checked.

# renting - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Murphy says €310k price tag for O'Devaney Garden homes is 'affordable'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Murphy says €310k price tag for O'Devaney Garden homes is 'affordable'

Sep 18th 2019, 4:19 PM 36,985 Views 121 Comments

The minister also said €1,200 rent is an affordable amount for a couple to pay.

# renting - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Figures suggest two-in-five renters in 'pressure zones' still being hit with rent increases above 4%
# Renting
# Renting

Figures suggest two-in-five renters in 'pressure zones' still being hit with rent increases above 4%

Jul 11th 2019, 11:34 AM 10,274 Views 33 Comments

Under RPZ legislation, annual rent rises are capped at 4% in certain areas.

# renting - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Bill to regulate rent pressure zone properties passes through Seanad
# Residential Tenancies Bill
# Residential Tenancies Bill

Bill to regulate rent pressure zone properties passes through Seanad

May 21st 2019, 9:34 PM 18,730 Views 46 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Bill will now go to President Michael D Higgins to be signed into law.

# renting - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Explainer: What are cuckoo funds and why are people complaining about them?
# Rent
# Rent

Explainer: What are cuckoo funds and why are people complaining about them?

May 19th 2019, 8:15 AM 29,830 Views 38 Comments

Between 2012 and 2018, block purchasers bought 9,291 units in Dublin.

# renting - Monday 22 April, 2019

Here's why tenants can take discrimination cases against landlords at the Workplace Relations Commission
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here's why tenants can take discrimination cases against landlords at the Workplace Relations Commission

Apr 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 34,594 Views 40 Comments

The WRC provides advice on workplace issues to employers and to employees.

# renting - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Sky News anchor apologises after being criticised for hitting out at renters during live interview
# London
# London

Sky News anchor apologises after being criticised for hitting out at renters during live interview

Apr 16th 2019, 10:55 AM 62,586 Views 54 Comments

The interviewee described Jane Secker’s line of questions as “a bit patronising, really”.

# renting - Monday 28 January, 2019

New State lender to give cash to small developers to build homes for first-time buyers
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

New State lender to give cash to small developers to build homes for first-time buyers

Jan 28th 2019, 1:33 PM 19,524 Views 53 Comments

The new state lender aims to deliver 7,500 homes within five years.

# renting - Thursday 24 January, 2019

A survey of Ireland's rental sector is set to get underway
# Renting
# Renting

A survey of Ireland's rental sector is set to get underway

Jan 24th 2019, 6:01 AM 12,473 Views 18 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Board has issued a tender for the survey to be carried out.

# renting - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Dublin's Roomigo is on a mission to ease the headache of finding decent housemates
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Dublin's Roomigo is on a mission to ease the headache of finding decent housemates

Jan 6th 2019, 7:00 PM 17,418 Views 7 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the ‘prop-tech’ company.

# renting - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Landlords to be sanctioned up to €30,000 if they breach rent caps under new laws
# Residential Tenancies Act
# Residential Tenancies Act

Landlords to be sanctioned up to €30,000 if they breach rent caps under new laws

Dec 11th 2018, 12:01 AM 27,948 Views 72 Comments

The new rules will mean notice periods given to tenants by landlords will be extended.

# renting - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

State spent over €1m renting Brussels embassy last year, as PAC questions value-for-money
# Buying Vs Rent
# Buying Vs Rent

State spent over €1m renting Brussels embassy last year, as PAC questions value-for-money

Dec 5th 2018, 9:10 PM 10,706 Views 23 Comments

Committee concerned about State renting buildings long-term rather than buying.

New laws to punish landlords who raise rents above legal limit to be brought to Cabinet
# Before The Break
# Before The Break

New laws to punish landlords who raise rents above legal limit to be brought to Cabinet

Dec 5th 2018, 1:18 PM 20,912 Views 100 Comments

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy confirmed that the Bill will be brought to Cabinet next Tuesday.

# renting - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Degree to which landlords can be sanctioned last sticking point to new renter protection law
# Renting Rights
# Renting Rights

Degree to which landlords can be sanctioned last sticking point to new renter protection law

Nov 18th 2018, 8:10 AM 21,379 Views 78 Comments

The law plans to make it an offence for landlords with properties in RPZs to raise the rent above the legally allowed 4%.

# renting - 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 19,524 Views 81 Comments

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

# renting - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Explainer: What will the new Airbnb laws mean for homeowners and landlords?
# Airbnb
# Airbnb

Explainer: What will the new Airbnb laws mean for homeowners and landlords?

Oct 25th 2018, 11:04 AM 68,878 Views 115 Comments

The much-anticipated regulations will come into force in June 2019 in areas with high housing demand.

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