The evicted tenants among with their belongings outside the property on Berkeley Road in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Irish Property Owners’ Association (IPOA), has said it was “concerned with the manner” in which an eviction took place of nine tenants from a hous(...)

Property owners have reacted angrily to a planned extension by Government of a ban on rent increases and evictions

Property owners have reacted angrily to a planned extension by Government of a ban on rent increases and evictions. Minister for Housing Darragh O’Br(...)

The figures from the Residential Tenancies Board suggested the average monthly cost of rent nationally is now more than €1,200. In Dublin, average rents were €1,762 in the third quarter. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Planning permissions for apartments have risen by 80 per cent in the past year, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO). The increase in per(...)

Tenants can struggle to find new accommodation in the area where they have been living, at a price they can afford, according to Margaret McCormick, information officer with the Irish Property Owners’ Association

Cases involving tenants who refuse to leave their homes have increased dramatically this year, searches on the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) datab(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy: he  has been criticised for not doing enough to protect landlords

Housing charities have called for Government restrictions on rent increases in high-inflation areas to be extended nationwide. However, landlords clai(...)

Simon Community’s Niamh Randall said “it would have been nice to see more measures to address affordability and security of tenure for tenants”. File photograph: The Irish Times

A number of organisations from health to housing to environmental groups have reacted to Tuesday’s budget with some calling it “very disappointing” an(...)

Rosalind Carroll, director of the Residential Tenancies Board:  “A good number of landlords are complying with legislation but it’s about trying to target those that aren’t.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A rent register is urgently needed to stop certain landlords from “knowingly contravening the law” and to slow down soaring rental prices, the head of(...)

Activists who occupied a property on Summerhill Parade in Dublin have held several demonstrations outside the property, attended by large groups of supporters. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Shortly after 7pm on Tuesday, August 7th, a group of housing activists broke into and occupied a property on Summerhill Parade, in north inner-city Du(...)

The vast majority of  landlords comply with  legislation, says the Irish Property Owners’ Association. Photograph: Istock

Landlords have nothing to fear from closer scrutiny of their income as “the vast majority” pay all the taxes required of them, it has been suggested. (...)

Many landlords are thinking about leaving the market on the back of rent controls, higher taxation and greater compliance costs. Photograph: iStock

It’s a curious set of circumstances. Rents in the capital have never been higher. Mortgage finance, at least for those who went with a tracker during (...)

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