Shortages to continue in private rental sector – Irish Examiner

Private rental sector PRS is Prevalent, Relevant, Strong, says John Moran. The Private Rented Sector (PRS) has had a record year in the investment market.  A term that didn’t exist in Ireland a number of years ago, it is now at the forefront of most investor portfolio strategies. What exactly is it?  It is basically

Rent regulations 'driving out landlords' | Ireland – The Times

More landlords will be forced out of the rental market if the government continues to impose restrictions on the sector, a lobby group has said. The Irish Property Owners’ Association (IPOA) was responding to concerns from the Residential Tenancies Board that there has been a sharp decline in the number of properties available for rent.

Cost of rent in Galway climbs to second highest in Ireland – Galway Daily

The cost of rent in Galway has climbed a position in the national rankings, passing Cork to become the second highest in Ireland. The average cost of rent in Galway city was €1,187 per month in the third quarter of this year according to the latest report from the Residential Tenancies Board. This is second

Rents rising but number of landlords falling – report –

The cost of renting a home in Ireland continued to rise between July and September, according to new data from the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) and the Economic and Social Research Institute. But although rents reached another record high, the rate of that increase is slower than before, the board’s latest Rent Index shows. Amid continuing

€30,000 fine for illegally raising rent in pressure zones –

Private landlords who are found illegally increasing their rents above pressure zone limits are to face fines and costs of up to €30,000, under plans being considered by the Cabinet today. The Irish Examiner has confirmed that Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy will seek ministerial approval to provide powers to the Residential Tenancies Board to investigate

Landlords to be sanctioned up to €30,000 if they breach rent caps under new laws –

Image: Shutterstock/abd Image: Shutterstock/abd CABINET IS SET to approve long-awaited legislation today which will slap sanctions on landlords of up to €30,000 if they breach rent caps. In addition, the new rules will mean notice periods given to tenants by landlords will be extended. The proposed new regulations could see a landlord in breach of Rent