Updated: Covid-19 guidance for landlords and tenants – Property Industry Eye – Property Industry Eye

The official guidance document setting out general advice and information predominantly for tenants and landlords in the private and social rented sector has been updated by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. The guidance covers issues which may arise during the current pandemic including what to do if a tenant is struggling with

Pandemic has cut construction cost inflation, consultants say – Independent.ie

Construction consultants Linesight are forecasting average construction cost inflation for this year of 1.75-2.25 pc. hilst we had been seeing a levelling off from rates of 7-8 pc in recent years, much of that reduction is a result of the pandemic creating capacity in the industry and contractors reducing overheads. To find out more about

Owen Hanley calls for radical new approach to housing – Galway Advertiser

Cllr Owen Hanley believes a radical new approach to housing is needed in Ireland. Statistics released by the Department of Housing demonstrated that 75 per cent of social housing delivered in 2020 was either bought or leased from private developers. “The 2020 housing statistics for the country highlight yet again the failing approach that the

Rental market continues to rise – Commercial Trust Ltd

Published: Wednesday 07 April, 2021By: Commercial Trust The latest rental data show that March’s rental income remains consistent, providing landlords with reassurance into 2021.; The latest rental index, from lettings platform Goodlord, show that March’s rental income remains consistent, providing landlords with reassurance into 2021. Average tenant incomes Tenants in most regions benefitted from average

Rents up again – fourth increase in four months… – Letting Agent Today

Average rents across the UK have risen for the fourth time in as many months according to the HomeLet index. Typical rent is now £992 per month – and when London is excluded, it’s  £847.  Nine of the 12 regions monitored by HomeLet  show a monthly rise – the largest is in Northern Ireland, up 2.9 per cent

Demand for rentals grows as number of prospective tenants continues to rise – The Negotiator

Demand from prospective new tenants rose in February for the second month in a row, according to new figures. Half of letting agents saw landlords increasing rent in February, while the number of properties managed per branch fell. The findings are revealed in the latest monthly Private Rented Sector report from ARLA Propertymark. The report

Number of prospective tenants continued to rise in February – Property Wire

In February, the number of new prospective tenants in the UK rose for the second consecutive month according to the latest Private Rented Sector report by ARLA Propertymark. The data showed that the average number of new prospective tenants registered per branch continued to rise in February to 82, from January’s figure of 81. Year-on-year

YMCA Sandymount site primed for housing seeks €10m – The Irish Times

Developers engaged in the delivery of accommodation aimed towards the upper end of both the traditional owner-occupier and private rented sector markets will be interested in the sale of a site on Claremont Road in Sandymount, Dublin 4. Extending to an area of 2.6 hectares (6.6 acres), the subject property is zoned for the delivery

Supply of social rented falls short across the UK – Show House – Show House News

The supply of social rented homes – council housing and housing association homes let at genuinely affordable ‘social’ rents – has fallen by almost 210,000 in England between 2012 and 2020, according to the Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual UK Housing Review 2021. Despite 70,000 new social rented homes being built, over 280,000 have either

Towards a new Irish housing system for asylum seekers and refugees – Consultancy.uk

With the aim of bridging the gap between the recommendations of the Advisory Group Report published in October 2021 and the Government White Paper, the Irish Refugee Council commissioned Campbell Tickell to explore the transition from Direct Provision to a new system of housing for people seeking protection and refugees.  The research focusses exclusively on