Rents rose across Ireland by average of 10.4% – report – RTÉ News

A new all-time high for rents has now been set for the seventh quarter in a row, according to the latest report from the property website Its quarterly Rental Report says rents rose across the country by an average of 10.4% last year, while the mean monthly rent during the final quarter of 2017

Council paid rent hikes to 64 landlords over 4% cap – Irish Times

Dublin City Council paid rent increases to 64 private landlords for social housing in 2017 that were above the 4 per cent cap for so-called rent pressure zones. Rents paid by the local authority to landlords rose by an average of 10 per cent last year under the rental accommodation scheme (RAS), one of the

Latest: Micheál Martin attacks Taoiseach over 'complacency' on 'shocking' rent crisis –

Update 6.35pm: Opposition leader Micheál Martin has said a new report on housing rents makes for “very dismal and depressing reading.”He said that over a number of years the rental increase in Dublin has been “shocking” and warned it is having a “huge impact on people.”Mr Martin also accused Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of complacency in