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# Student Accommodation

Last month
April 2024
Govt to provide €100 million to build over 1,000 new student beds
This year
Minister announces legislation to stop student accommodation providers mandating 51-week leases
Students outraged by accommodation provider's move from 40-week tenancies to year-round leases
Govt building 500 new student beds in Dublin city, as part of €61 mill plan for hundreds more
Terms of reference for judge-led tribunal into military abuse approved by Cabinet
Last year
Over one in ten international students have been the victim of an accommodation scam in Ireland
Government announces €434 million initiative for development of over 2,700 new student beds
Young people march to demand Government action over accommodation ‘crisis’ facing students
Students block access to Book of Kells in protest against Trinity College rent hike
CAO: 60% of courses see fall in point requirements
Students canvass Dubliners to join the rent-a-room scheme in an attempt to increase bed supply
Landlord letting room by college campus asks students for 20 hours' childminding in lieu of rent
Student Accommodation: Landlords join calls for caution and blame 'unfavourable conditions' for scarcity
Student accommodation dash: Scarce rooms, few protections and potential scams
Student accommodation to house thousands of refugees for second summer
Government to fund 405 beds for disadvantaged students in DCU
DAA given green light to buy frequency jamming anti-drone technology for use at Dublin Airport
Housing Minister rules out introducing regulations on people renting out spare rooms
All time
Government to part-fund 700 student beds to be let at reduced rates under new plans
Donohoe announces expansion of €500 rent credit to parents of third-level students
Student: 'In a country with top universities, it's disgraceful that we have nowhere to live'
Mairead Maguire
Students’ union pleads with homeowners to make spare rooms available this September
3,000 Ukrainians will have to leave student accommodation by the end of the month
Trinity get go-ahead for 358 new student beds despite objections from local residents
Eight sites identified for modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees
Council planners recommend refusal for contentious Dún Laoghaire student accommodation
Locals and An Taisce oppose six-storey student housing scheme for Dun Laoghaire
Dublin City Council chief Owen Keegan apologises for 'sarcastic' comment to Students' Union
Taoiseach says Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan should withdraw comments on student housing
'We're outraged, we're frustrated: Students to sleep outside Dáil to highlight accommodation crisis
Taoiseach says he doesn't want to see students staying in hotels due to lack of accommodation
Green light for €160m student accommodation in south Dublin despite political support for locals' concerns
Students isolating in Queen's University Belfast accommodation after Covid-19 outbreak
NUI Galway to refund students who don't take up places in campus accommodation this year
No fall in student rent prices over the past year, report says
Students should have rents refunded in event of second lockdown, says higher education minister
'Unprecedented situation' could see students renting on campus a few days a week
UCD students protest against on-campus rent increase
Green light for 'boutique hotel' style student accommodation in Dublin’s Liberties in spite of locals' concerns
368-bedroom student apartment block likened to 'boutique hotel' planned for Dublin's Liberties