Landlord group threatens charges over rent plans –

A lobby group representing landlords has said its members are considering introducing a raft of new charges for tenants and withdrawing from State-sponsored letting schemes in response to the Government’s rental plans. The legislation, which will cap annual rent increases at 4% in parts of the country for the next three years, was passed in the Dáil

Rent strategy plan doesn't go far enough says housing charities – Irish Examiner

However, the body which represents private landlords said the new measures signalled “the death knell of the private rental sector” and warned that it could prompt many landlords, and particularly those with properties in the areas affected by the rent pressure zones, to walk away. Among those giving a guarded welcome to the Government’s plan

Landlords condemn proposed laws which would make it more difficult to evict tenants –

Image: Sam Boal Image: Sam Boal LANDLORDS HAVE HIT out at Housing Minister Simon Coveney over aspects of the Residential Tenancies Bill which they described as”grossly unfair and possibly unconstitutional”. Chairman of the Irish Property Owners Association (IPOA) Stephen Faughnan said there are two particular sections which “infringe the property rights of landlords” and do nothing to help