Restrictions On Short Term Letting Coming Into Force – Real Estate and Construction – Ireland – Mondaq News Alerts

Ireland: Restrictions On Short Term Letting Coming Into Force 28 June 2019 Dillon Eustace 0 Liked this Article To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on New measures coming into effect from 1 July 2019 (under the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 (the “Act“) and Accompanying Regulations) will

Disability tops list of equality concerns for the IHREC – Law Society of Ireland Gazette

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) has launched its annual report 2018 to the Houses of the Oireachtas. The report indicates a significant increase in activity for the IHREC during its fourth full year of work as Ireland’s national human rights and equality body, which is directly accountable to the Oireachtas. There were significant

Government to Regulate “Short-Term Letting” in Rent Pressure Zones from 1 July 2019 – Lexology

Any short-term lease or licence of residential property in a rent pressure zone will shortly be deemed a material change of use and so require planning permission. There will be limited exemptions for home-sharing of your principal private residence. The new rules are introduced by s38 of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 as supplemented

Criminal prosecutions over rogue landlords unlikely, regulator says – The Irish Times

It is unlikely criminal sanctions will be pursued against rogue landlords, due to difficulties proving they “knowingly” broke regulations, the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) senior legal officer has said. The Government recently introduced stricter new laws governing the private rental market, which would see jail time or heavy fines for landlords found to have breached

Judge threatens to summons head of Residential Tenancies Board to resolve row between landlord and tenants – Irish Examiner

A judge has said he may summons the chief executive of the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) to appear in his court after expressing his “surprise, disappointment and astonishment” at its apparent lack of communication with regard to a live case. Judge James McNulty said the RTB – which resolves disputes between landlords, tenants and third

Edinburgh's student accommodation makes the grade for investors – Scottish Business News

Edinburgh has become a hotspot for investment in student accommodation, according to Knight Frank’s Global Student Property 2019 report. The commercial property consultancy found the Scottish capital was the third most popular destination in the UK for investment in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA), at £230 million over the last three years. The figure placed the city behind

Short-term lets: property owners urged to ‘regularise affairs’ – The Irish Times

Property owners affected by new rules regulating the renting of homes for short-term lets on platforms such as Airbnb are being warned to “regularise their affairs”. The new regulations come into effect on July 1st, and owners engaged in short-term lets in rent pressure zones, where there is high housing demand, are being advised to