Dublin 4 is the most expensive part of Dublin to rent in, according to a report compiled by First Citizen Asset Management

Rents around the country rose in the third quarter of 2015, new data has shown, with the average property rising by 4.91 per cent. The report, compi(...)

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Rehabilitation should have been addressed in a sentence for arson. DPP vs Flynn, IECA 290, (Court of Appeal, Edwards J, December 4th, 2015) The Court (...)

Although the tax relief measure was included in the Finance Act and has been in effect since January 1st, the Revenue Commissioners has just begun implementing it. Photograph: Joe St Leger

Landlords who rent to social housing tenants will from today be entitled to enhanced tax reliefs. The new scheme will allow property owners who ren(...)

The current response to the homelessness crisis must change if the issue is to be solved, a leading organisation in the sector has said. The Simon C(...)

The Private Residential Tenancies Board figures show rents nationwide increasing by 8.6 per cent over the 12 months to the end of September. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Renting a home in Dublin now costs just €30 less each month than it did at the height of the boom in 2007, according to the latest official figures p(...)

“The older you are, the worse it gets.” Barbara Cottier at her rented accomodation in Lucan, Co Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Julia Schlegl got an insight into the rent crisis in Dublin recently when her elderly landlord asked her to find two more tenants to fill her three-be(...)

Most of the increases in rent are going to the bank or to the Government, says Coleman O’Connor of O’Connor Shannon estate agents. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Tenants are not the only ones with grievances in today’s rental market. Rents may be approaching boom time levels, particularly in Dublin, but for lan(...)

Housing in Dublin. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Landlord Most landlords are small-time operators. A majority (65 per cent) own a single property. Fewer than 10 per cent have three or more. Larg(...)

Single-earner families and working single parents on an average annual wage could not secure a two-bedroom property within the Dublin 1 to 24 postcodes for €900 a month. Photograph: thinkstock

One-salary families are being squeezed out of the rental market in Dublin because of high rents, a search of the country’s two biggest property web(...)

The measures won’t make a dent in existing rents, and it’s far from certain that they will make renting a viable long-term option. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

After months of inter-Coalition wrangling, and years of escalating rents, the Government has come up with a solution to Ireland’s rental-accommodation(...)