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# rising-rents - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Average cost of rent across the country up by over 11% on early 2021
# Rising Rents
# Rising Rents

Average cost of rent across the country up by over 11% on early 2021

Updated May 12th 2022, 10:08 AM 18,368 Views 39 Comments
  • There were only 851 properties available to rent nationwide on 1 May.
  • The average rent is now €1,567 a month, rising by 11.7% compared to the same period last year.
  • The cheapest rents are in Donegal, while the most expensive rents are in South County Dublin.

# rising-rents - Sunday 13 February, 2022

'Financially, I'm in a pickle': Your stories of coping with the cost-of-living squeeze
# Your Stories
# Your Stories

'Financially, I'm in a pickle': Your stories of coping with the cost-of-living squeeze

Feb 13th 2022, 12:05 AM 80,591 Views 83 Comments
  • The Journal asked readers to share their stories about the impact of rising prices and household costs.
  • Irish consumer prices rose 5.7% in the year to the end of December last.
  • This week, the Government unveiled a package of one-off measures aimed at protecting low and middle income earners.

# rising-rents - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Living Wage group recommends 60c rise to €12.90 an hour due to rent increases
# Living Wage
# Living Wage

Living Wage group recommends 60c rise to €12.90 an hour due to rent increases

Sep 29th 2021, 7:24 AM 14,801 Views 49 Comments

The Living Wage Technical Group (LWTG) has said the increase is being driven by higher rents, transport and energy costs.

# rising-rents - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Another two areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to soar
# Rising Rents
# Rising Rents

Another two areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to soar

Sep 26th 2019, 6:01 AM 36,749 Views 35 Comments

Macroom, Cork and Carlow met the designation criteria within the latest Residential Tenancies Board report.

# rising-rents - 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.

# rising-rents - 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.

# rising-rents - Monday 9 January, 2017

Rent crisis: TheJournal.ie to ask Minister Simon Coveney YOUR rent questions on Facebook
# Rising Rents
# Rising Rents

Rent crisis: TheJournal.ie to ask Minister Simon Coveney YOUR rent questions on Facebook

Jan 9th 2017, 7:30 PM 11,477 Views 73 Comments

We’ll be live from Facebook headquarters at 6pm on Wednesday so get your questions on rent in now.

# rising-rents - Friday 6 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 6th 2015, 6:01 AM 6,915 Views 31 Comments

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

# rising-rents - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Three graphs that sum up Ireland's broken property system
# Squeezed Out
# Squeezed Out

Three graphs that sum up Ireland's broken property system

Jul 29th 2015, 5:32 PM 21,410 Views 21 Comments

The country’s population has hit a 150-year high – but there aren’t enough homes being built.

# rising-rents - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Renting in Berlin is a lot easier than in Dublin because of this one rule
# Berlin
# Berlin

Renting in Berlin is a lot easier than in Dublin because of this one rule

Jul 14th 2015, 6:05 AM 18,786 Views 37 Comments

Measures introduced by Berlin last month have already brought rents down by 3.1%.