Govt accused of making 'dog's dinner' of rental crisis, as new rent cap law not ready until November –

Image: Alamy Stock Photo Image: Alamy Stock Photo THE GOVERNMENT HAS been accused of making a “dog’s dinner” in dealing with rising rents by linking rent hikes to inflation. Speaking in the Dáil today, Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said inflation is now running at over 4.3%, meaning a tenant subject to a landlord’s review today

'There is a huge housing crisis and I'm caught in the middle of it' – Stark reality for young families – Tipperary Live

A young mother of four, who is facing homelessness by the end of this week, has gone public with her plea for a house. Toni Powell and her partner, along with their 4 young children will be homeless on Friday with no knowledge of where they will sleep that night.  The young family has applied

One in three paying more than a third of income in rent as caps promised –

One in three tenants are paying more than a third of their income in rent, new research has shown as Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien has vowed to bring in legislation to cap rents in line with inflation by the end of the year. Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien has vowed to bring in legislation to cap

Primary Health Properties adds to its Irish portfolio with Athlone acquisition –

Primary Health Properties (PHP), a major UK investor in modern primary healthcare facilities, has agreed to purchase the Clonbrusk Primary Care Centre, in Athlone, Co. Westmeath for €10.1m. his brings to the total number of PHP assets in Ireland to 20. The property is a modern, purpose-built primary care centre which was developed in 2013

Hammerson posts “significant” improvement in rent collection – Retail Gazette

Hammerson told investors that occupiers were benefitting from the lifting of Covid restrictions across all regions and nations Hammerson has recorded a “significant” improvement in rent collection for the fourth quarter of the financial year. The property owner said that 70 per cent of fourth quarter rent had been collected so far. This is “significantly ahead”

Lime to invest €10m in Irish operations as it readies e-scooter services – The Irish Times

Shared micromobility operator Lime is to invest €10 million in its Irish operations following the Government’s approval of draft legislation to legalise e-scooters on Irish roads. The California-headquartered company, which is backed by Uber, established operations locally three years ago. It currently provides e-scooter services in more than 40 cities globally, including London, Paris, New

Rapid evolution of turnover rents has picked up pace during pandemic –

Many retailers have taken a hammering during the pandemic and the return to normality is seeing the acceleration of a shift to turnover rents. urnover rents, where the rent paid is based on a proportion of turnover, were first seen here 10 years ago, as the country emerged from recession. Traditionally, landlords prefer the certainty

Housing for All – First quarterly progress report published –

On 28 September, the government announced a review of planning legislation, another key enabler in the delivery of the plan’s objectives. The review, which will be overseen by the Attorney General and a dedicated working group of professionals with planning law expertise, will improve the functioning of the planning process and improve Ireland’s national competitiveness.

Applications Open For 56 Cost-Rental Homes In Co Kildare –

A further 56 homes to be made available to the public under the government’s cost-rental housing model will be unveiled by housing agency Cluid on Wednesday. The properties, located in the Barnhall Meadows development in Leixlip, Co Kildare, will be rented out to eligible tenants at rates of €900 and €1,250 per month. The agency

Home ownership trumps long-term rental option, research finds – The Irish Times

Cost rental housing appeals to just over two-thirds of people who do not own their homes, according to research from the State’s Land Development Agency (LDA). Surveys of 520 adults in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Waterford and Galway, living in rented accommodation or with their parents, found most wanted to buy their own homes, but almost