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# rents - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

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

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

# rents - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Man can't afford to live anywhere - builds bedroom 'pod' in someone else's apartment

If you think the rents in Dublin are crazy, you should see what they’re like in San Francisco, California…

# rents - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Rents around the country are still rising, rising, rising...

Rents nationwide were up almost 10% last year, while in Dublin they now outstrip the peak levels of 2007.

# rents - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Things are about to get even more squeezed for companies in Dublin

Commercial rents are expected to rise by 12% in the capital in the next year.

# rents - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Dublin rents are nearly back to boom-time levels

Rents in the capital increased by 8.7% over the course of a year.

# rents - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Five Irish shopping centres were just bought for a combined €175 million

Not your average shopping centre spree.

# rents - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

'I hope it works': Two-year rent freeze to tackle housing crisis

The government has announced a new package of measures it hopes will tackle the long-running housing crisis.

# rents - Friday 6 November, 2015

Leading NGOs say 'government wrangling' has delayed action on the homelessness crisis

Government ministers are being called “to set ideology aside and respond to the reality that confronts us”.

# rents - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Alan 'Jose Mourinho' Kelly's big idea to solve the rent crisis is dead

Labour admits it’s unlikely that rent certainty will form part of the government’s plans.

# rents - Thursday 15 October, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Rents have hit an all-time high and the housing crisis is worsening Property News This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: Rents have hit an all-time high and the housing crisis is worsening

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# rents - Friday 9 October, 2015

Irish rents have scored a new record - and it's not a good one

Prices have topped the peaks of even the Celtic Tiger property bubble.

# rents - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Homeless families occupy show house in west Dublin

The protest began at 3pm this afternoon and is being led by Ruth Coppinger TD.

# rents - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Rent a flat in Dublin? Monthly payments have shot up by over a hundred quid

Dublin rents now are just 3.5 per cent lower than their highest point.

# rents - Saturday 27 June, 2015

State bureaucracy is helping drive up rents, and it needs to stop

It takes a project an average of 79 weeks from the date of planning application till the first builders start clearing the first square foot of the site for construction.

# rents - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Poll: How do you feel about Ireland's housing situation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How do you feel about Ireland's housing situation?

Property prices were on the up and up in May once again – how do you feel about things as they stand?

# rents - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about the Clerys closure, tax havens and high flyers.

# rents - Thursday 18 June, 2015

'It's time the government delivered rent certainty to tenants'

Rents across the country have leaped massively once more according to the latest figures from the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB).

# rents - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Irish whiskey, the rental squeeze and a really big ship.

# rents - Thursday 26 March, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Rents on the up and house prices on the down Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: Rents on the up and house prices on the down

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

All of the news, none of the waiting.

# rents - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Dublin rents are almost back to their property-bubble peaks

The latest rent index shows that Dublin rents increased by 9.5% in the last year but that growth moderated in the third quarter of the year.

# rents - Thursday 20 November, 2014

The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week Shovel Ready This post contains images

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

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# rents - Thursday 13 November, 2014

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?

# rents - Thursday 30 October, 2014

The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week Shovel Ready This post contains images

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

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# rents - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Little relief for renters as Rent Supplement and rent cap omitted from Budget

There was dismay by many groups that the there was nothing to combat spiralling rents.

# rents - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Austerity is driving up (some) consumer prices

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

# rents - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Students could save almost €4k if they stay at home with mum and dad No Flying The Nest This post contains a poll

Students could save almost €4k if they stay at home with mum and dad

The DIT Cost of Living Guide says student living costs are over €8,000.

# rents - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Tenancies board to investigate how rents can be brought under control

A major study has been announced by the the Private Residential Tenancies Board.

# rents - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

New funding to boost house construction but Dublin city to see budget slashed

Councillors want answers over why their housing budget is to be cut by 50 per cent over the next two years.

# rents - Monday 12 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know this morning as you start your week.

The average rent in Dublin is now €1,289 - in Waterford it's €601

The average rent nationwide is now €888, up €69 from the lowest point in 2011.

# rents - Saturday 5 April, 2014

We need a plan for Ireland's houses, says Peter McVerry charity

Rising rents, high property prices, homelessness, and social housing waiting lists have combined to cause problems for many people looking for a place to live.

# rents - Thursday 20 March, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# rents - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Homeless family to stage protest outside Joan Burton’s office today

Minister Burton told the family to ‘think anew about your family’s many needs’ and how they can be met within the housing market as it exists at the moment.

# rents - Monday 10 February, 2014

The average rent in Dublin is now €1,210... Nationwide? €865

A restricted supply is being blamed for a steep rise in rents in the capital. There were less than 1,500 advertised properties to rent on 1 February.

# rents - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Charity found homes for 51 homeless children last year

In a report published today, Threshold said last year was their busiest year ever recorded.

# rents - Thursday 12 December, 2013

The average monthly rent in Dublin is now over €1,000 as prices continue to rise

As with the sale of residential property, the increase in rental values in Dublin is out of kilter with a slower recovery in the rest of the country.

# rents - Thursday 21 November, 2013

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.

# rents - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Nearly one in eight commercial properties in Ireland is unoccupied

Limerick City has the country’s highest rate of vacant commercial units at 17.2 per cent.

# rents - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

New database will reveal exactly how much rent your neighbours pay

The PRTB also found there was an increase in rents nationally but a fall in Dublin rents.