Tantrum from landlords ignores need for reforms in rental sector – Irish Independent

It is hard to know whether the threat by landlords to withdraw from State rental schemes and pass on a raft of charges to tenants is posturing, or a reality the Government will have to face. Housing Minister Simon Coveney’s rent control measures outlined this week, which are expected to become law before Christmas, have

Landlords threaten to impose levies in response to 4% rent cap – Irish Times

Fianna Fáil has called for the Competition Authority to investigate a group of landlords who are threatening to bring in a number of new charges for tenants in response to Government measures to control rents. The Irish Property Owners’ Association (IPOA), which represents 5,000 landlords, said it was considering imposing 12 new levies on tenants

'If landlords can't profit from Dublin rents, they're in the wrong business' – Tenants Association – Irish Examiner

The Irish Property Owners Association (IPOA) says it is considering bringing in a raft of new charges in response to the Government’s rent caps. Last night the Dáil passed all stages of legislation that will limit rent increases in so-called pressure zones at four percent per year. The IPOA has issued a list of charges

Landlord group threatens charges over rent plans – RTE.ie

A lobby group representing landlords has said its members are considering introducing a raft of new charges for tenants and withdrawing from State-sponsored letting schemes in response to the Government’s rental plans. The legislation, which will cap annual rent increases at 4% in parts of the country for the next three years, was passed in the Dáil

Rent strategy plan doesn't go far enough says housing charities – Irish Examiner

However, the body which represents private landlords said the new measures signalled “the death knell of the private rental sector” and warned that it could prompt many landlords, and particularly those with properties in the areas affected by the rent pressure zones, to walk away. Among those giving a guarded welcome to the Government’s plan

'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork – thejournal.ie

Updated at 2.30pm  AREAS WITH RISING rents in Dublin and Cork are to be targeted in the government’s new rental strategy, which has been launched this afternoon by Housing Minister Simon Coveney. ‘Rent pressure zones’, recognising regions where there is sustained tension in the rental market, will be identified by the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) as

What are ‘rent pressure zones’ and how will they affect tenants living in Dublin and Cork? Here’s what we know – The Irish Sun

TENANTS living in Dublin and Cork could see caps placed on how much their landlords can increase their rents, under new plans. Housing Minister Simon Coveney announced the new measures earlier today – with the aim of getting legislation through the Seanad and Dáil before Christmas. 3 Simon Coveney announced new plans todayCredit: PA:Press Association Wire