Mick: The Residential Tenancies Board Is a Good Idea, Flawed in Practice – Dublin Inquirer

Photo by Simon Auffret The Central Statistic Office’s Housing Profile, published last Thursday, provided further evidence of the exponential growth of the rental sector in Ireland. Home ownership is at its lowest rate since the early 1970s, and renters have become the majority in some urban areas. What the CSO figures tell us is that

Which tenants can I make pay a 4 per cent rent increase? – Irish Times

Currently, I have three tenants each with their own bedroom and separate tenancy agreement; let’s say their names are Joe (a), Brian (b) and Mary (c). Each of these three current tenancies is of one year’s duration. Joe’s first tenancy commenced on August 1st, 2013, and has been renewed annually since then. Both Brian’s and