Generation Rent: ‘It’s totally out of your control’
Families are trapped by ‘extortionate’ Irish rents and restrictive house buying rules
André Filipe recently moved into a two-bedroom house in East Wall. He works in a tech company he’s now a short walk from, and he has a back garden for his two small children to play in.
He is delighted to be living there – “It’s wonderful,” he says – but he spent two months crashing on friends’ couches while looking for somewhere for his family to live.