Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly: legislation may now be necessary

The group representing banks and lenders has refused to sign up to a code of conduct that would protect tenants in buy-to-lets which are subject to re(...)

The High Court  quashed a June 2015 finding of a tribunal of the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB) that the notice served on Louis Hennessy for his tenancy to terminate  was valid.  Stock image: PA

A receiver’s notice terminating a family’s tenancy of the rented Co Dublin house where they had lived for ten years was not valid, the High Court has (...)

Developers require financing up front if they are to embark on projects, affordable finance. Photograph: Bloomberg

The new government must adopt a new approach, new ideas and new structures if the housing crisis is to be addressed. Multifaceted and complex problem(...)

Fr Scully House on Gardiner Street, near Mountjoy Square, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Residents of a State-funded senior citizens’ complex in Dublin face a 26 per cent rise in the rent charged by the Catholic housing body that owns the (...)

David Drumm leaves the Dublin District Court: he will likely be waiting until the middle of next year for a trial. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

After eight long years in the doldrums, the construction industry appears to be roaring back. Two reports showed activity in the sector accelerated sh(...)

When foreign investment funds acquired large commercial property and housing portfolios at bargain prices in recent years, the development was present(...)

It is  illegal for a landlord to refuse to show a property to a person in receipt of rent supplement or Housing Assistance Payment, though they can refuse to let to someone who cannot afford the rent. File photograph: Getty Images

Home rental ads which discriminate against tenants in receipt of rent allowance are still appearing on property websites, despite their being illegal (...)

Nationally, rents increased by 9.8 per cent last year, slowing between the third quarter, when the increase was 3.6 per cent, and the fourth, when it was 2.2 per cent. File photograph: Getty Images

Rents in Dublin are now higher than they were at the peak of the boom - but the rate at which they are increasing is slowing, according to the latest (...)

Beacon South Quarter, Sandyford, Dublin 18. Ires Reit: average monthly rent is €1,479.

They’re slowly changing the landscape of the Irish rental market, promising professional service levels, offering screening rooms, gyms and kitchens (...)

Emily Logan: Landlords are still declaring that they will not accept rent supplement tenants

Tenants receiving State rent allowances who allege they have faced discrimination by landlords will not have their complaints heard until next year, t(...)