Landlord group criticises new ‘rent controls’ – Irish Times

An umbrella group for Irish landlords has condemned proposed legislation aimed a freezing residential rent prices for periods of two years. The Irish Property Owners’ Association (IPOA) has accused the Government of abdicating its responsibilities towards people who need social housing by attacking a soft target instead. The association claimed Minister for the Environment Alan

Landlords consider legal action over rent rules –

The Irish Property Owners’ Association has said landlords consider the new rent rules as unjust, unfair. It said rent reviews every two years appear to be unconstitutional. Yesterday, the Government announced its ‘New Deal for Tenants’, which, along with the two-year rent review, also includes increased notice periods for rent reviews and much greater protection for tenants.