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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# rising rents

Last year
Average cost of rent across the country up by over 11% on early 2021
There were just 851 properties listed nationwide on on 1 May.
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.
Tax measures may need review to keep landlords from exiting the rental market, says minister
'Financially, I'm in a pickle': Your stories of coping with the cost-of-living squeeze
A report by
Ian Curran
We asked readers to share their stories with us. Here’s what they told us.
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.
Explainer: Who benefits from the €200 electricity rebate and how do I make sure I do?
Cost of living: Government rejects criticism of 'universal' and 'anti-motorist' measures
All time
Living Wage group recommends 60c rise to €12.90 an hour due to rent increases
The Living Wage Technical Group (LWTG) has said the increase is being driven by higher rents, transport and energy costs.
Another two areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to soar
Macroom, Cork and Carlow met the designation criteria within the latest Residential Tenancies Board report.
'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent
The Housing Committee was told today that students are sleeping in cars due to high rent costs.
How to fix Ireland's rent crisis? We put your questions to Minister Simon Coveney live
There was a large volume of questions sent in by readers covering a wide range of issues.
Rent crisis: to ask Minister Simon Coveney YOUR rent questions on Facebook
We’ll be live from Facebook headquarters at 6pm on Wednesday so get your questions on rent in now.
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”.
Three graphs that sum up Ireland's broken property system
The country’s population has hit a 150-year high – but there aren’t enough homes being built.
Renting in Berlin is a lot easier than in Dublin because of this one rule
Measures introduced by Berlin last month have already brought rents down by 3.1%.