One property advertised in an online group, for five tenants who would sleep in the same room as the kitchen and living area.

An unofficial rental black market of overcrowded properties is thriving in Dublin due to the shortage of affordable rental accommodation. In such a m(...)

Sophie Taylor: ‘I was angry, not so much that I lost that amount of money, more that I just felt humiliated.’ Photograph: Dave Meehan

The current rental market is “terrible” for anyone on a low income, says Sophie Taylor (19), a student searching for accommodation in Dublin. She wo(...)