‘The Minister sat on his hands’ — Furious tenant hit with 8% rent increase despite law change – Extra.ie

A tenant has been forced to cancel his health insurance after being hit with an 8% rent hike, despite the President signing in new laws that limit rent increases. Under the Residential Tenancies (No.2) Act, rent increases cannot exceed general inflation, as recorded by Harmonised Index of the Consumer Price (HICP). Previously, landlords could increase

Family News – The Irish Catholic

ECB moves closer to digital Euro The European Central Bank took the next step towards a “digital euro” last week by launching the project’s exploration phase, but questions remain about potential pitfalls and benefits for euro zone citizens, AFP reported. The move comes as the Covid-19 pandemic has hastened a shift away from cash, and

Housing crisis and the rental market – The Irish Times

Sir, – I have no evidence beyond anecdotal to question the survey results reported by the Residential Tenancies Board and cited by Des Gilroy in these pages (Letters, July 20th). I do have reason, however, to question Mr Gilroy’s conclusions therefrom. Mr Gilroy says it is a bad thing that small landlords are “being forced

Claiming expenses after tenant has left my property – The Irish Times

I rented out a house for the first six months of this year. I subsequently spent money on renovations and cleaning, etc, after the tenants moved out. Am I allowed claim expenses even though the tenancy and expenses didn’t dovetail? Mr M.B., Galway We hear a lot right now about the rental market and it

Hard facts on the rental market – The Irish Times

Sir, – Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien would be well advised to examine closely the findings of the Residential Tenancies Board’s rental sector survey, the results of which were released during this week. This is one of the largest and most comprehensive studies carried out in the rental market, and it puts to bed many

Anthony Foley: Housing crisis can be fixed, but it won't be quick and it will be painful – Irish Examiner

Between 2013 and 2019, according to the CSO, residential property prices increased by 74.5% while average earnings increased by only 12%. The Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) reported a rent increase of 55.1% between quarter two 2013 and quarter two 2019. These figures starkly illustrate the increased difficulty of achieving home ownership and affording rent. The

Landlords can no longer hit tenants with 4% rent hike from today, but SF criticises delay in law – TheJournal.ie

Rent increases can only be linked to inflation from today. Image: Shutterstock/Ingus Kruklitis Rent increases can only be linked to inflation from today. Image: Shutterstock/Ingus Kruklitis FROM TODAY LANDLORDS can no longer apply a 4% rent hike and must instead link any rent increases on properties in Rent Pressure Zones (RPZs) to inflation. Sinn Fein’s

Working from home sees rents skyrocket across the country with average up 7pc – Sunday World

Rents have jumped in the capital – but it’s beyond Dublin that is seeing the biggest price hikes. very county saw an increase in rents, with the exception of Wicklow. Rents rose by 4.5pc across the State in the first three months of the year compared with the same quarter last year. Rental inflation stood

Rents across Galway up 10% year-on-year – Connacht Tribune Group

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Average rents across Galway are up by 10% year-on-year. Figures published by the Residential Tenancies Board, for quarter one of this year, show average rents in Galway increased from €1,067 to €1,186 over the period. According to the report, rents in the Galway City Centre electoral district now stand at

Working from home sees rents skyrocket across the country with average up 7pc – sundayworld.com

Rents have jumped in the capital – but it’s beyond Dublin that is seeing the biggest price hikes. very county saw an increase in rents, with the exception of Wicklow. Rents rose by 4.5pc across the State in the first three months of the year compared with the same quarter last year. Rental inflation stood