Latest: Charity urges Minister to protect tenants as landlords demand two-month deposits –

Update – 10.07am: Housing charity Threshold has called on the housing minister to start the deposit protection scheme.The deposit protection scheme is already provided for in the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015.Threshold CEO Dr Aideen Hayden warned that while common practice dictates that a deposit should be the equivalent of one month’s rent, there is

Tenants paying two months’ deposit to Ireland’s largest private landlord – Irish Times

Ireland’s biggest private landlord is asking tenants for two months’ rent as a deposit. The move by Irish Residential Properties Reit (Ires Reit), which owns 2,400 apartments in greater Dublin, adds to the rapidly growing financial pressure on people looking to rent in the private sector. Ires Reit charged an average of around €1,500 a

Dochas Centre is the most dangerous Irish prison for staff – Dublin Live

The most dangerous prison for prison staff last year was the female Dochas centre in Dublin. The facility recorded the highest number of assaults by prisoners on prison staff. New figures show that 26 prisoner on prison staff assaults occurred at the Dochas centre which houses the largest proportion of female prisoners in the prison