Pressure mounts on Govt for measures to help tenants – RTE.ie

A group representing landlords expects the Government to bring forward measures shortly to help renters who are facing a drop in income from the impact of Covid-19.

The Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has not given any details, however earlier this week he said there would have to be measures put in place to help renters during this time.

Minister Murphy has been carrying out a series of engagements with different tenant and landlord associations over the past few days.

Pressure is mounting on the Government to address concerns from people in the rental market.

Spokesperson for the Association Joe Doyle spoke to Minister Murphy this morning about the issues facing landlords and tenants.

He was updated on the Government plans to helps landlords and tenants.

He said: “The proposal put forward, should they be acted on, which I think they will be is going to protect landlords from their lenders

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