Advice for student with Grants and Renting – The Avondhu Press

SUPPORTS AVAILABLE It’s that time of year where parents and their school leaving children are preparing for going to college for the first time. The main financial support for students or their parents if they are perhaps moving out and starting college for the first time is the Student Grant from SUSI (Student Universal Support

Off to college? Top tips for students looking to rent for the first time – Kilkenny People

The Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) have released their five top tips for first time and returning college students. The tips will help remind students of their rights and responsibilities when it comes to renting, whether it’s their first-time renting student accommodation or their last. The RTB have noticed that the most common issues students face

Help And Advice At Hand For College Students And Parents – Todayuknews – Todayuknews

PREPARING to go to college can be a stressful time for both students and their families, particularly when it comes to finances and sourcing rental accommodation. ith this in mind the South Munster Citizens information Service has put together a handy and timely guide highlighting the financial supports available to new and returning students and

Short-Term Letting: Positive or Negative? – Radio Kerry

Kerry County Council issued 45 warning letters in relation to homeowners using properties for short-term letting.  This comes at a time when rent increases in the county have hit an all-time high, along with claims there are 20 short-term lets available in Killarney for every one property available to rent long-term. How did these figures

Tourism and changing work practices contribute to soaring Kerry rents – The Irish Times

A “massive” demand for property to buy in parts of Kerry is a key factor in the county being found to have the country’s fastest rising rental prices in a report published this week, according to local industry experts. Changing patterns of work resulting from the pandemic with people whose jobs are in cities now

Paying a mortgage now cheaper than renting in all but two areas of country – The Irish Times

Repaying a mortgage on a three-bedroom home is now less expensive than paying rent in nearly every region in the country. IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, highlighted this point in its response to’s latest report on the rental sector here, which suggests rents rose at an average annual rate of 5.6

Scarce housing supply highlighted as average rents rise –

Average rents for residential properties rose by 5.6% nationally between April and June, according to the latest quarterly rental report from the website The report shows rents rising faster outside Dublin and a record low number of properties available for rent. The rental report for the second quarter of this year shows the

The Residential Tenancies (No 2) Act 2021: New Rent Cap Regime and Tenant-Focussed Protections – Lexology

The Residential Tenancies (No 2) Act 2021 (the “Act”) was enacted on 9 July 2021, providing for an extension of the temporary protection regime for tenants financially impacted by Covid-19, as well as longer term changes to the regulation of residential tenancies of real significance for landlords and tenants. RPZs and rent increase restrictions One

Darragh O'Brien claimed 8pc rent hikes were illegal before new laws commenced –

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien incorrectly claimed increasing rents by up to 8pc was illegal when he had not yet commenced the legislation to end the practice. ew legislation to link rent increases to inflation was signed into law by President Michael D Higgins on Friday, July 9, but it was a full week before Mr

Pandemic may have fuelled higher rent increases outside Dublin – The Irish Times

The numbers of people quitting Dublin during the pandemic has spurred rent increases elsewhere, according to the latest figures from the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) . Rents out outside of Dublin rose 7 per cent between March 2020 and March 2021, compared with 2 per cent in the capital, said the interim director of the