Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien has ordered an investigation into the eviction of nine tenants from a house in Dublin last week.
r O’Brien has written to the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) saying he is “deeply concerned” about the treatment of tenants who were order to leave their home on the Berkley Road.
The Fianna Fáil minister asked the watchdog to use their powers to launch an investigation into the eviction to ensure the renters were treated “fairly” and “respectfully”. “With this in mind I would ask you to ensure the full powers and resources of the RTB are brought to bear in this case,” Mr O’Brien said.
“I would ask you to consider an own violation investigation under RTB Part 7A of the Residential Tenancies Act and separately I would ask you to prioritise any dispute that may be brought to you be the affected tenants in relation to this
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