‘€600 to share a bed in Dublin with a stranger for 6 weeks’ – image.ie

The startling 9% rent increase figure was revealed in the Residential Tenancies Board’s (RTB) quarterly Rent Index report for the October to December period of 2021 (Q4 2021). It found that new rents nationally increased by 9% in the last quarter of 2021, from €1,298 in the last quarter of 2020, to €1,415 for the

Smaller landlords say rules and taxes are forcing them out of the rental market – Independent.ie

LANDLORDS have blamed what they claim are constantly changing regulatory rules and high taxation for a mass exodus of landlords from the sector. nd they have hit out at rent-pressure zone (RPZ) rules, claiming they are creating a two-tier rental market. The RPZs, brought in a bid to control run-away rental inflation, create a situation

Kerry County Council investigating 54 potential breaches to short term letting regulations in Killarney – Radio Kerry

Kerry County Council is investigating 54 potential breaches of short term letting regulations in the Killarney area. This was confirmed at a recent meeting of Killarney Municipal District. It comes as the Irish Independent recently reported that Kerry had the highest compliance rate outside of Dublin in issuing warning letters to people flouting short term

Minister will support sale of city apartments to help tenants avoid eviction – Limerick Post

The Shannon Arms apartment complex on Henry Street. HOUSING Minister Darragh O’Brien has agreed to support a housing agency if they can come to an agreement to purchase the Shannon Arms in Limerick City where up to 150 people are facing eviction. The Minister’s intervention follows representations from Limerick Fianna Fáil TD Willie O’Dea who

Housing crisis: Just 851 homes available to rent in whole country – Irish Examiner

There are now almost no available properties to rent across much of the country and those able to find a home face paying prices far above Celtic Tiger levels. The findings of the latest daft.ie quarterly rent report show that on May 1 this year, there were just 851 homes available to rent nationwide –

54 potential breaches to short term letting regulations being investigated in Killarney – Radio Kerry

Kerry County Council is investigating 54 potential breaches of short term letting regulations in the Killarney area. This was confirmed at a recent meeting of Killarney Municipal District. It comes as the Irish Independent recently reported that Kerry had the highest compliance rate outside of Dublin in issuing warning letters to people flouting short term

Rising house prices is 'not sustainable in the long-term', estate agent believes – Newstalk

The current trend of soaring house prices is not sustainable in the long-term, an estate agent has predicted.  The cost of buying a home is currently close to levels not seen since the peak of the Celtic Tiger in 2007 and the CSO has calculated that prices have more than doubled since their lowest point

The mouldy misery of Wellington's rental market – Stuff.co.nz

How a hamstrung Tenancy Tribunal and weak rental laws are leaving tenants at the mercy of landlords who won’t fix run-down rentals. Massey University journalism students Mary Argue, James Pocock and Lucy Revill report. There has been a steady downpour in Wellington for the past three days. It is immediately obvious touching the windowsill in

Student forced to sleep in car duped out of €600 in rental fraud – Irish Examiner

An international student who bought an old car to live in because she could not find accommodation in Dublin has now been duped out of €600 in rental fraud. The woman is currently couch surfing in the home of an acquaintance but had recently signed a contract for a bunk bed in an apartment in

Tax measures may need review to keep landlords from exiting the rental market, says minister – TheJournal.ie

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien says landlords must be retained in the rental market. Image: Oireachtas.ie Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien says landlords must be retained in the rental market. Image: Oireachtas.ie TAX MEASURES MAY need to be looked in order to keep ‘mom-and-pop landlords’ from exiting the market, according to Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien.  Speaking in