Changes To Rental Legislation Introduced By Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 – Real Estate and Construction – Ireland – Mondaq News Alerts

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The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 (“The Act”) was signed into law earlier this year and has introduced a number of significant changes to the existing regulation of residential tenancies in Ireland. Introduced with the aim of conferring greater security of tenure on tenants, the Act imposes a number of new obligations with which landlords should familiarise themselves. This article highlights some of the key changes introduced by the Act:

A. Termination of Tenancies Changes to Grounds on which Landlord may serve Notice of Termination.

Effective from 4 June 2019, the Act has brought about changes to a number of the grounds on which a landlord may to look to rely in order to terminate a tenancy:

(i) Landlord or family member living in the property

Prior to the Act coming into force, if a

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