The average  rent for a house in Dublin is  11.7 per cent lower than it was  seven years ago.  Photograph: Frank Miller

The growing cost of renting a home in the Dublin region is “worrying” and impacting on the affordability of living in the capital, said the director (...)

HCJV is a property company linked to one of the country’s biggest Super Valu franchisees. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/Irish Times

Mark Paul, Business Affairs CorrespondentReceivers have taken control of the HCJV, a property company linked to the Caulfield McCarthy retail group, o(...)

The private rented sector has nearly doubled in size in the five years to 2011, and around one in five of all households in the State are now housed in this sector of the market. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

A survey of the private rented sector including proposals to stabilise rents has been commissioned.The work has been ordered by the Private Residentia(...)

Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly

I think I’ll start with Jimmy the plumber and take it from there. I should say that Jimmy the plumber is also Larry the electrician – he even has two (...)

PRTB director Anne Marie Caulfield said students should be careful about those with whom they choose to share accommodation. Photograph: Eric Luke

Students searching for rented accommodation have been warned not to pay more rent than they have to and not to sign longer leases than necessary. The (...)

The first national index showing the rental rates being paid has shown that private rents across the State have increased by 2 per cent in the past year while Dublin apartment prices fell 3.9 per cent in the first quarter of 2013. Image: Irish Times Studio.

The first national index showing the rental rates being paid has shown that apartment rents in Dublin fell by 3.9 per cent in the first quarter(...)