Hope for Irish jobs at Laura Ashley, High Court told – The Irish Times

The High Court has heard of hope that the jobs of some employed by the Irish arm of fashion retailer Laura Ashley can be saved following the acquisition of its UK parent. On Friday, Ms Justice Leonie Reynolds confirmed the appointment of joint liquidators to Laura Ashley Ireland Ltd, which formed part of the Laura

COVID-19 – An Inadvertent Moratorium on Forfeiture? – Lexology

On the same day the Emergency Measures in Public Interest (COVID-19) Act 2020 (the Act) came into force – 27 March 2020 – many commercial tenants became liable for a further quarter of their annual rent and related outgoings. As set out in our previous article, here, in the absence of a commercial lease specifically

'Renters have been disproportionately affected by Covid-19' – Charity wants eviction ban extended – BreakingNews.ie

A housing charity has called on the Government to extend the three-month ban on evicting tenants.In March, housing minister Eoghan Murphy announced a temporary ban on evictions and a pause on rent increases for an initial period of three months while the Covid-19 crisis continued.Threshold welcomed the latest figures that show a fall in homelessness

Commercial property sector 'expected to rebound' after Covid-19 – CBRE – The Irish Times

Ireland’s commercial real-estate sector will see a rebound in activity in the second half of this year provided the Covid-19 outbreak is brought under control within a reasonable time frame, according to a new report from CBRE. The recovery is expected to be led by the investment sector of the market, where there is “considerable

Shelbourne Hotel owner Kennedy Wilson sees no Covid-19 hit – Independent.ie

KENNEDY Wilson Europe, the owner of Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel and a number of high-profile assets in the capital, said it does not envisage any material financial impact on the group’s business despite Covid-19. Part of the US-based Kennedy Wilson group, Kennedy Wilson Europe said there is only a “remote possibility” that its financial headroom could

Lack of rent refunds causing stress for students – RTE.ie

Many students in Ireland are worried they may not be able to afford college next year and are “extremely stressed” over the lack of refunds for accommodation that they now cannot use. That’s according to the Union of Students in Ireland, which says it has been inundated with messages from students who are losing thousands of

Ga. Supreme Court issues new rule for landlords seeking eviction – Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Georgia Supreme Court has approved a new rule for landlords seeking to evict tenants for nonpayment of rent amid concerns over enforcement of renter protections during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The rule, issued Thursday, requires landlords to submit verification that they are not subject to the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, otherwise known

The Coronavirus Act 2020: The impact on private landlords – Exeter City Council

The introduction of the Coronavirus Act 2020 brings a few temporary changes to the way the private rented sector operates. These include: Suspending all ongoing possession cases for 90 days from 27 March 2020. Extending repossession notice periods from two months to three months. Ensuring that lenders offer payment holidays, for up to three months,