Cork TD: Lifting rent protections would 'throw renters under the bus' – Echo Live

Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has said that it is absolutely essential that the government extends the ban on evictions, notices to quit and rent increases until at least the end of 2020. Deputy O’Laoghaire said that renters in Cork have been “badly hit” by the economic impact of Covid-19. “We see young renters

Bandon designed as 'Rent Pressure Zone' by Minister for Housing – Cork Safety Alerts

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, has today designated the Bandon – Kinsale Local Electoral Area as a Rent Pressure Zone (RPZ). This comes following the publication of the Residential Tenancies Board’s (RTB) Rent Index Report for Q1 2020 (published today 16 July 2020) which is produced in conjunction with the

Just a Small Number of Landlords Notify RTB of High Rent Hikes – Dublin Inquirer

File photo by Lois Kapila Just a small number of landlords with properties in high-rent areas known as rent pressure zones have told the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) that they’ve raised the rent more than is usually allowed. Since July last year, landlords have had to notify the RTB if they’re hiking rents more than

Hanging up my fork: My final three meals as Irish Times restaurant critic – The Irish Times

Restaurants have reopened, but Catherine Cleary is moving on as Irish Times food critic. Before she goes, she tries out socially distant dining in three Irish restaurants I am steeling myself to be unsentimental. This is a grateful goodbye, after 10 years reviewing restaurants for The Irish Times. A new reviewer begins next week. But

UCC student rent rises still on the table –

Students from University College Cork erected tents on the College Quad in protest at the Universities decision to increase rents for a third time in recent years.Planned rent increases remain on the cards at University College Cork (UCC), with students continuing to ask the university to consider reversing its stance on the matter.In February, students

Aontú submits bill to ban AirBnBs and short-term lets in towns with populations above 10,000 –

Aontú have submitted a new bill banning AirBnBs and short-term lets in towns with a population over 10,000.The party say their proposal would deal with what they call the government’s “failed Airbnb legislation”.Leader Peadar Tóibín has submitted the new bill to the Dáil in order to capitalize on the decline in short-term lettings since the

Home truths: How Covid-19 has changed the property market for good –

There’s a Dublin 4 mews house for sale this week (see P14) which has come to market solely because of the impact of Covid-19. onversely, the estate agent selling the property also believes that Covid will likely also incentivise its eventual buyer. The owner of the property has bi-located for years between his rural home

How Covid crisis has impacted Irish society – why the cost of rent is likely to go down in next six months – The Irish Sun

THE Covid-19 crisis has impacted every aspect of Irish society. Like everything else, the property market has seen significant fluctuations since the outbreak. 2 Ian Hopkins of Hopkins Ward Estate agents 2 The cost of rent could go down in the next six months, Hopkins predictsCredit: Alamy While house prices rebounded slightly, rents have dipped.

Coronavirus Ireland Live Updates: Four more deaths and nine new cases –

Follow the latest coronavirus news in Ireland and across the world on the live blog. 22.29 08/05/2020 Over 136,000 cases of coronavirus reported in one day, the most in a single day New coronavirus cases had their biggest daily increase ever as the pandemic worsens globally and has yet to peak in central America,

Anthony Lynn explains why Chargers did not sign Cam Newton – msnNOW

On paper, a healthy Cam Newton would be an upgrade at quarterback for the Los Angeles Chargers. Ultimately, though, the team decided to pass on signing him to stick with Tyrod Taylor and Justin Herbert. © Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports Chargers coach Anthony Lynn told Zach Gelb of CBS Sports Radio that he was