Councillors Push for More Oversight of Approved Housing Bodies – Dublin Inquirer

Photo by Sean Finnan Three months back, hopeful tenants were interviewed to see if they would score a place in Harold’s Court on Parnell Road near the Grand Canal. But they’re yet to move in, says Sinn Féin’s Críona Ní Dhálaigh. She sought answers from Túath Housing, the approved housing body (AHB) that bought the

Landlords should not seek photos and PPS numbers, DPC says – The Irish Times

Landlords and their agents should not seek photographs and PPS numbers from prospective tenants in advance of a lease being signed, the Data Protection Commission has warned. The commission said the collection of photo identities in the lettings process prior to a lease being agreed was raised as a concern by a number of individuals

Take Back The City's occupation of Residential Tenancies Board in Dublin comes to an end – BreakingNews.ie

Update – 4.36pm: The occupation of the Residential Tenancies Board in Dublin by housing activists has ended.’Take Back The City’ staged a sit-in at the RTB’s offices on D’Olier Street this afternoon.The group claims to have met the board’s director, Rosalind Carroll, to highlight their concerns.They want to see an independent rental board set up

Take Back The City's occupation of Residential Tenancies Board in Dublin comes to an end – Irish Examiner

Update – 4.36pm: The occupation of the Residential Tenancies Board in Dublin by housing activists has ended. ‘Take Back The City’ staged a sit-in at the RTB’s offices on D’Olier Street this afternoon. The group claims to have met the board’s director, Rosalind Carroll, to highlight their concerns. They want to see an independent rental

Housing activists occupy Residential Tenancies Board HQ – The Irish Times

Housing activists occupied a tribunal room during a protest at the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) headquarters in Dublin on Wednesday morning. The Take Back the City group occupied the room at the board’s premises on D’Olier Street in a bid to raise awareness of a hearing over a dispute between a family and the Focus

Take Back The City's occupation of Residential Tenancies Board in Dublin comes to an end – Irish Examiner

Update – 4.36pm: The occupation of the Residential Tenancies Board in Dublin by housing activists has ended. ‘Take Back The City’ staged a sit-in at the RTB’s offices on D’Olier Street this afternoon. The group claims to have met the board’s director, Rosalind Carroll, to highlight their concerns. They want to see an independent rental

Residential Tenancies Board hearing cancelled after protesters occupy office over family's eviction – thejournal.ie

HOUSING ACTIVISTS FORCED the cancellation of a Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) tribunal hearing this morning after occupying the board’s office for almost 90 minutes. The Take Back the City Protest group gathered on O’Connell Street at 9.30am to highlight the case of a mother and two children who have recently been evicted from their accommodation.

Many landlords 'deliberately breaching law' – RTB – RTÉ News

Scores of landlords are “deliberately breaching the law” and attempting to increase rent by more than 4% a year, in areas designated as rent pressure zones, according to the Residential Tenancies Board. So far this year 331 disputes over rent reviews, mostly in rent pressure zone areas, have been referred to the RTB. Within a

'It's clearly not working': TDs hit out at Rent Pressure Zone laws as prices continue to soar – thejournal.ie

Image: Mark Stedman via RollingNews.ie Image: Mark Stedman via RollingNews.ie A NUMBER OF politicians have criticised rent control laws following a new report outlining that rents in every county in Ireland rose by 11.3% in the year to September.  The latest Daft.ie quarterly report found that the average monthly rent nationwide is €1,334, which is