Maynooth and Cobh to be subject to rent controls from midnight –

Image: Sam Boal/ Image: Sam Boal/ MINISTER FOR HOUSING Simon Coveney has signed orders that will designate Maynooth, Co Kildare, and Cobh, Co Cork as rent pressure zones, which will limit the annual rent increases in these areas to 4%. The expansion was announced at the launch of the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) expanded rent

Rule changes on renting: what they mean for tenants and landlords – Irish Times

The final act of the Oireachtas before the Christmas recess made significant changes to the positions of landlords and tenants of residential properties. What are the changes to current rents? As of December 24th, 2016, the administrative areas of Cork City Council, Dublin City Council, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Fingal County Council and South Dublin

These are the 23 towns where rent caps will be extended to from midnight –

Image: Shutterstock/ Image: Shutterstock/ FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT, the new system of rent caps will be extended to all of Galway city and 23 towns across the country. It means rent can only be raised by a maximum of 4% a year in those areas, at the time of its next review. Housing Minister Simon Coveney

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