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# rtb - 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 29,952 Views 50 Comments

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

# rtb - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

There are now seven counties in Ireland where the average monthly rent is over €1,000
# Non Stop Rise
# Non Stop Rise

There are now seven counties in Ireland where the average monthly rent is over €1,000

Dec 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 35,755 Views 55 Comments

Rents across the board have risen by 8.2% since last year, according to the Residential Tenancies Board.

# rtb - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Landlords afraid of property market because of 'difficult' tenants, incoming RTB chairman claims
# Tom Dunne
# Tom Dunne

Landlords afraid of property market because of 'difficult' tenants, incoming RTB chairman claims

Oct 15th 2019, 5:16 PM 26,826 Views 69 Comments

Tom Dunne appeared before the Oireachtas Housing Committee this morning.

# rtb - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

RTB orders landlord to pay €13,000 to family after illegal eviction
# Housing
# Housing

RTB orders landlord to pay €13,000 to family after illegal eviction

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:02 PM 43,811 Views 86 Comments

The couple and their three children became homeless after the eviction.

# rtb - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

RTB threatened to take legal action if Take Back the City protested in its office again
# Rtb
# Rtb

RTB threatened to take legal action if Take Back the City protested in its office again

Aug 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 42,194 Views 39 Comments

Around 50 people occupied the RTB’s Dublin office in November last year to highlight concerns.

# rtb - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Disputes between landlords and tenants increased by 10% last year
# Rtb
# Rtb

Disputes between landlords and tenants increased by 10% last year

Jul 31st 2019, 10:30 PM 12,110 Views 9 Comments

One case which required dispute resolution saw a landlord awarded almost €11,000.

# rtb - 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 10,247 Views 33 Comments

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

# rtb - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

19 new rent pressure zones come into effect as national rent average increases yet again
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

19 new rent pressure zones come into effect as national rent average increases yet again

Jul 2nd 2019, 6:00 AM 26,283 Views 27 Comments

Pressure zones are designated areas where rents cannot be increased by more than 4% per annum.

# rtb - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Two more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to rise
# Soaring Rents
# Soaring Rents

Two more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to rise

Mar 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 39,088 Views 44 Comments

Limerick City East and Navan met the designation criteria within the latest Residential Tenancies Board report.

# rtb - 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 12,464 Views 18 Comments

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

# rtb - Thursday 27 September, 2018

The national average rent is now almost €1,100 per month
# To Let
# To Let

The national average rent is now almost €1,100 per month

Sep 27th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,697 Views 57 Comments

Rent has increased by 8.8% in Dublin and by 7.6% nationally.

# rtb - Friday 13 July, 2018

€1.6 million in rent arrears awarded to landlords in 2017
# Residential Tenancies
# Residential Tenancies

€1.6 million in rent arrears awarded to landlords in 2017

Jul 13th 2018, 6:05 AM 12,671 Views 56 Comments

A number of record-breaking statistics dominate the Residential Tenancies Board’s annual report for 2017.

# rtb - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Students facing 27% rent hikes in accommodation should take a case to the RTB, says chief
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

Students facing 27% rent hikes in accommodation should take a case to the RTB, says chief

Jun 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,178 Views 10 Comments

Rosalind Carroll said student should contact the RTB with cases.

# rtb - Thursday 19 April, 2018

'They have not grasped the problem': Warnings government is not doing enough to stop evictions
# Housing
# Housing

'They have not grasped the problem': Warnings government is not doing enough to stop evictions

Apr 19th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,622 Views 49 Comments

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy on Tuesday got Cabinet approval for the general scheme of the new Residential Tenancies Bill.

# rtb - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

There are four counties where the average rent exceeds €1,000 per month
# Property Bubble
# Property Bubble

There are four counties where the average rent exceeds €1,000 per month

Mar 21st 2018, 6:00 AM 53,949 Views 82 Comments

The pressure on rent in Dublin appears to be having a ripple effect on nearby counties.

# rtb - Friday 12 January, 2018

Rise of 25% in the number of tenants defying their eviction notices
# Rental Properties
# Rental Properties

Rise of 25% in the number of tenants defying their eviction notices

Jan 12th 2018, 3:21 PM 23,602 Views 87 Comments

In 2016, there were 553 dispute cases regarding eviction orders made to the Residential Tenancies Board.

# rtb - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Residential Tenancies Board dealing with four to five illegal eviction cases a week
# Illegal Eviction
# Illegal Eviction

Residential Tenancies Board dealing with four to five illegal eviction cases a week

Dec 20th 2017, 8:44 PM 11,966 Views 48 Comments

The RTB director said that the it was working to make sure landlords were “doing the right thing” across a number of areas when it came to renting.

Rent rates in Limerick city are rising the fastest in the country
# Rtb Index
# Rtb Index

Rent rates in Limerick city are rising the fastest in the country

Dec 20th 2017, 12:10 AM 13,326 Views 15 Comments

Rent rates in Limerick city rose by over 19% when compared to this time last year.

# rtb - Friday 13 October, 2017

Mother returned home from work to find rented home boarded up
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Mother returned home from work to find rented home boarded up

Oct 13th 2017, 4:11 PM 26,695 Views 0 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Board has been granted an interim injunction ordering the landlord to allow the family to return.

# rtb - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Government pledges to take on landlords who are trying to 'get around' rent control rules
# Rent Index Report
# Rent Index Report

Government pledges to take on landlords who are trying to 'get around' rent control rules

Sep 19th 2017, 4:16 PM 21,930 Views 85 Comments

Nationally, the average rent across all properties in Q2 stood at €1,017 – which is €63 higher than the same period last year.

# rtb - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Almost a quarter of renters now pay more than €1,300 a month for accommodation
# Crowded Market
# Crowded Market

Almost a quarter of renters now pay more than €1,300 a month for accommodation

Aug 30th 2017, 6:00 AM 15,963 Views 37 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Board publishes its annual report for 2016 today.

# rtb - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Rents are up across the country, but down in Dublin
# Up And Down
# Up And Down

Rents are up across the country, but down in Dublin

Jun 15th 2017, 6:25 AM 12,060 Views 7 Comments

The average cost of renting in the country across all properties is now €987.

# rtb - Saturday 1 April, 2017

These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland
# Rent Index
# Rent Index

These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland

Apr 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 82,345 Views 30 Comments

The top five areas with the most expensive rents are all located in on the southern side of Dublin.