Renters can sue landlords over cold and mouldy homes from next month – The Sun

MORE renters than ever before will be able to take their landlords to court over problems including cold and damp homes from next month. Around 1.4 million people are currently living in poor quality properties, according to latest figures from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. 1 Mould in the home should be

15 tenants given month to move out of home in leafy south Dublin –

Up to 15 tenants renting a Dublin house at the centre of a dispute between a vulture fund and the owners have been given a month to move out. he property is in an affluent part of south Dublin where family homes regularly sell for more than €1m. The tenants, from Brazil, have been renting

Research into 'sex for rent' underway after Cork property advertised online – Echo Live

RESEARCH aimed at determining the extent of accommodation being offered in return for sex and other favours is expected to get underway shortly. The wording for the survey is currently being worked on by the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) in consultation with the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre. The Echo revealed in January that a property

Ireland’s political mess rooted in QE house price fallout – Financial Times

Many people outside Ireland will never have heard of Portlaoise. But this down-at-heel old midlands town — best known these days for its maximum-security prison — is remarkable for two reasons. Last summer it was added to a list, now 39-strong, of property hotspots across Ireland dubbed “rent pressure zones”. These are locations where rents