Threshold: Landlords trying to get round Rent Pressure Zones with additional fees – BreakingNews.ie

There is a warning that Rent Pressure Zones can be legally abused by landlords when they charge additional fees. A house in Dublin has been advertised for a €6,600 upfront payment, broken down into separate charges such as a deposit, rent, management fee and car space. The letting agent says the landlord wanted €1,600 in

Threshold: Landlords trying to get round Rent Pressure Zones with additional fees – Irish Examiner

There is a warning that Rent Pressure Zones can be legally abused by landlords when they charge additional fees. A house in Dublin has been advertised for a €6,600 upfront payment, broken down into separate charges such as a deposit, rent, management fee and car space. The letting agent says the landlord wanted €1,600 in

Housing crisis: What the rest of the world can teach Ireland – The Irish Times

“The Housing Fix” is an Irish Times series exploring solutions to Ireland’s housing crisis – arguably the biggest social and economic issue facing the country and its next government – in the run-up to the general election. For more, read Cliff Taylor’s 12-step plan of action, David McWilliams’s economic analysis and our voter’s guide to

The Candidate: Rent freeze not off the table, rent hike reforms and a fiver for pensioners – Micheál's manifesto promises – TheJournal.ie

Fianna Fail Leader Micheal Martin says he wants to reduce the amount peoples’ rents can rise in rent pressure zones. Fianna Fail Leader Micheal Martin says he wants to reduce the amount peoples’ rents can rise in rent pressure zones. FIANNA FÁIL LEADER Micheál Martin has said he is not “instinctively against” the idea of

Housing crisis: Seven solutions to Ireland’s biggest problem – The Irish Times

‘The Housing Fix’ is an Irish Times series exploring solutions to Ireland’s housing crisis – arguably the biggest social and economic issue facing the country and its next government – in the run-up to the general election. More than a decade after the Republic became home to Europe’s biggest property crash, the housing and property

No rent freeze under FF government as party states it would be unconstitutional – TheJournal.ie

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Housing, Planning & Local Government Darragh O’Brien. Image: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Housing, Planning & Local Government Darragh O’Brien. Image: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland FIANNA FÁIL HAS published legal advice stating that the roll out of a rent freeze would be unconstitutional.  Today, the party announced a housing package

'Virtual courtrooms' in pipeline to speed up case progression – Law Society of Ireland Gazette

 Guilty pleas will be accepted online for certain categories of offence, under planned Courts Service reforms. ‘Virtual courtrooms’ are also in the mix as part of case-progression hearings, according to the Courts Service chief executive Angela Denning, in an interview with the Irish Independent today (Friday 17 January). Strategy The changes are listed in a

Just 5.5% of rental housing is within standard HAP limits, according to new report – TheJournal.ie

File photo Image: Shutterstock/Fusionstudio File photo Image: Shutterstock/Fusionstudio JUST 5.5% OF rental housing stock across the country is within standard Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) limits, according to a new study by the Simon Communities of Ireland. The report indicates there has been some improvement in the supply of affordable family accommodation in Dublin, where availability