Disputes between landlords and tenants increased by 10% last year – TheJournal.ie

Image: Shutterstock/Mr Doomits Image: Shutterstock/Mr Doomits THE NUMBER OF disputes between landlords and tenants brought to the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) increased by 10% last year, according to its annual report.  The RTB received 6,398 applications for dispute resolution, while it also was contacted 260,188 times via phone, emails and web-chat channels.  The main reasons

Disputes between landlords and tenants up 10% last year – The Irish Times

Disputes between landlords and tenants rose by 10 per cent last year while almost half of efforts to terminate lettings were deemed invalid, according to the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB). In one case, a tenant deliberately damaged water pipes in order to flood the bathroom and kitchen of a property, the body that oversees the

Record demand for RTB services in 2018 – BreakingNews.ie

A record number of people contacted the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) last year.According to its annual report, the number of people contacting the RTB for information and services increased by 6% in 2018.This is a total of 260,188 customer contacts across phones, emails and webchats.On average, the RTB received 637 calls a day with 80%

Houses available for rent down by almost 2% in 2018 – The Irish Times

The number of houses for rent fell by almost 2 per cent or just under 6,000 to 307,348 in 2018, according to new figures from the Residential Tenancies Board show. Warning that the fall was a cause for concern, the board said: “This is a significant reduction given the extreme demand pressures in the market.”

Supply of private rented tenancies must be protected given very strong demand, warns RTB – Irish Examiner

The Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) has expressed concern over a large reduction in the number of registered private rented tenancies last year against a background of a shortage of housing. New figures from the RTB show the number of tenancies registered by private landlords fell by almost 2% or just under 6,000 to 307,348 in

Howden Joinery Group Plc Half-year Report – DirectorsTalk Interviews

SUMMARY OF GROUP RESULTS1 £m (unless stated) 2019 2018 % change Revenue – Group 652.6  619.4  5.4  – Howden Joinery UK depots 638.1 604.7 5.5 Gross profit 404.2 379.5 6.5 Gross profit margin, % 61.9 61.3 60bp Operating profit 77.7 69.6 11.6 Profit before tax 78.1 68.8 13.5 Basic earnings per share 10.3p 8.9p 15.7 Dividend

Tenancies board apologises for mishandling of tenants’ case – Irish Examiner

The director and assistant director of the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) have apologised for the mishandling of a case in which a bank is seeking to repossess a house but where the householders lodged an appeal and money was taken from their account, only for the RTB to rule that the bank could proceed. At

Sky Packages & Deals – New and Existing Customer Offers – Sky TV

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Nine out of ten homes in rent pressure zones fail to meet minimum standards – Sunday Business Post

Nine out of ten rental homes in counties with rent pressure zones (RPZs) failed to meet minimum housing standards last year as councils stepped up random inspections. Records supplied to this newspaper by local authorities with RPZs show that 16,441 private rentals were inspected in the last year compared with 10,831 in 2017. Some 14,860,