Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# short-term lets

Last month
March 2023
# airbnb
Plan to bring 12,000 short-term lets back into rental market delayed by EU Commission decision
The legislation required cannot be enacted until the end of the year.
Last year
# short-term lets
Cabinet approves new short-term let register aimed at bringing 12,000 properties back into use
Property owners face fines of €300 if they advertise their property without a valid registration number.
'I want the homeless number to come down': Short-term let controls on the way, says minister
Changes to the homeless HAP are also on the way.
# Leaders' Questions
Audit into infant organ disposal should be published without delay, says Taoiseach
The Taoiseach offered his “deepest sympathies” to the families impacted, stating that what happened compounded their grief.
# Housing Crisis
Government to introduce strict new controls on short-term lettings
Opposition TDs have described the move as a big mistake.
# airbnb
Airbnb call on government to create register of landlords to avoid unregistered hosts
Controversy around the site’s effect on the rental market has been growing.
# Housing Crisis
More regulation of short-term lets on the way as charity says renters left with 'no options'
The Housing Minister at the weekend said the government is planning to take action in the coming weeks.
All time
# Rental Market
New short-term let regulations to be in place by next summer
Property owners will not be able to advertise a short-term let unless they have received the required planning permission.
# Housing
Just 8 'change of use' planning applications submitted to Dublin City Council
The council has received 140 exemption applications to the new rules since they came into play a month ago.
# airbnb
Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws
Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin says Minister Shane Ross does not hold responsibility for regulating Airbnb.
# short-term lets
Explainer: The new rules on Airbnb hosting come into effect today - here's what you need to know
These regulations mean a number of new rules – and potential penalties – for those affected by them.
# airbnb
Majority of revenue on Airbnb comes from rentals which will be hit by new laws
Data scraped from site shows widespread use of ‘domestic’ units as short-term lets.
# short-term lets
'The chance of getting caught is very small': The uphill battle to police Ireland's new Airbnb rules
Councils are already struggling to crack down on many unauthorised short-term lets after fielding hundreds of complaints from locals.
# The Key Collections
Hospitality firm loses appeal to run 8 short-term let apartments in Dublin without planning permission
An Bord Pleanála rejected an appeal following a DCC decision last year.
# revealed
Tough new Airbnb laws will ban short-term lets by landlords and introduce 90-day cap
The much-anticipated regulations will come into force in June 2019 in areas with high housing demand.
# Housing
New Airbnb rules will return housing units back to long-term rentals
Rental caps and a new licensing system are due to be announced next week.
# short-term lets
New Airbnb regulations aim to get housing units back on the market quickly
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy said Ireland’s new rules will be similar to those introduced in Toronto.
# Clampdown
New Bill seeks to limit Airbnb rentals to six weeks per year
Senator Kevin Humphrey says short term rental platforms should have to register their properties.
# For Rent
Stag and hen parties using short-term lets in Dublin are draining units off the rental market
Senator Kevin Humphreys says a growing number of apartment block dwellers are experiencing problems with units being let on renting websites such as AirBnb.