The Government is examining whether it can offer better legal protection to tenants that face eviction from properties owned by banks and lenders. At (...)

The proposed legislation would prohibit a sitting tenant’s eviction if they had no alternative accommodation. Photograph: PA

Legislation to ensure banks and receivers, moving to repossess buy-to-lets, do not evict tenants into homelessness is being explored by Government. S(...)

 Dromroe Village student accommodation  at University of Limerick. Living on-campus is the ideal solution for many first-year students. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Today, the Leaving Cert Class of 2015 will find out where they’ll start college in September, and many thousands will begin looking for accommodati(...)

Revenue is clamping down on undisclosed income from rental properties. Image: Getty

Tax officials are targeting millions of euro in rental income as part of a crackdown on the “shadow economy”. Audits and investigations into the rent(...)

Developer Michael O’Flynn: just last week, a €70 million housing scheme planned for south Dublin by Mr O’Flynn was refused planning permission. Photograph: Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

The upward march of rental costs in Dublin shows no sign of abating. Rent continues to rise – up 30 per cent in some parts of the capital in the last (...)

The number of landlords willing to rent to social housing tenants plummeted in recent years with the rise in Dublin rents making higher-income tenants more attractive. File photograph: Chris Ison/PA Wire

More than 150 Dublin houses and flats have been offered by private landlords for social housing since local authorities began a rental recruitment dri(...)

Rents rose by 6.9 per cent nationwide in the year to the end of March, according to new figures published by the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB). (Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES)

Rents rose by 6.9 per cent nationwide in the year to the end of March, according to new figures published by the Private Residential Tenancies Board ((...)

The latest addition to Fairview village is iMove, set up by Shane Doyle, who had previously worked with Castle Estates

Well it’s all go out Fairview direction. The relatively bijou Dublin 3 village is now home to no less than five estate agencies, each with its own hig(...)

The market outside Dublin has seen an annual rent increase of 5.3 per cent, while rents in the capital have seen significantly higher growth at 9.6 per cent. File photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Private sector rents rose almost 7 per cent since this time last year, according to figures compiled by the Economic and Social Research Institute. T(...)

Roughan McNamara, campaigns and advocacy manager with Focus Ireland, said: “We are starting to see people in mortgage arrears coming to our services looking for advice. The majority at this stage are looking to know what their options are, though some are already homeless.” File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Households in mortgage arrears are seeking support from homelessness charities in increasing numbers. Roughan McNamara, campaigns and advocacy manage(...)