Maynooth and Cobh to be subject to rent controls from midnight –

Image: Sam Boal/ Image: Sam Boal/ MINISTER FOR HOUSING Simon Coveney has signed orders that will designate Maynooth, Co Kildare, and Cobh, Co Cork as rent pressure zones, which will limit the annual rent increases in these areas to 4%. The expansion was announced at the launch of the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) expanded rent

Investment Analysis of Irish Real Estate Market – Global Property Guide

Ireland’s house price growth is now slowing sharply, with restrictive lending rules from the central bank, coupled with increasing housing supply. The uncertainty surrounding Brexit is also making homebuyers cautious. The national residential property price index rose by a minuscule 0.93% (0.24% inflation-adjusted) during the year to October 2019, sharply down from last year’s 8.34%

Landlords express 'absolute outrage' at new rent control plans –

Image: Shutterstock/Ingus Kruklitis Image: Shutterstock/Ingus Kruklitis LANDLORDS IN THE private rental sector have said that they are “shell-shocked” with new rental pressures brought in by Housing Minister Simon Coveney, claiming that the measures on rental pressure zones are “removed from reality and practicality”. In Budget 2017, plans were unveiled to introduce rent caps in certain