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‘We are clear here: we are not moving’: Ramon Cernuda of Rosedale Terrace, off Clanbrassil Street. Photograph: Tom Honan

Low and middle-income tenants in two Dublin apartment blocks say they will “resist together” moves to evict them by their new landlord. Val Issuer, a(...)

Kelly Coyle, deputy president & campaigns officer, University College Cork Students Union with Sgt Stewart Philpott and Edel Conlon, southern regional services manager with Threshold. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Housing charity Threshold has warned students to be cautious of bogus rental adverts, as part of a new “Scamwatch” campaign. The charity, which provi(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy: ‘This isn’t about allowing for high density bedsits, it is about a new style of accommodation.’ File photograph:  Cyril Byrne

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has defended the development of co-living apartment schemes described by housing charity Threshold as “21st century(...)

The most recent Daft.ie rent survey which shows rents have reached all-time high, averaging €1,366 per month nationally and more than €2,000 a month in Dublin.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Struggling renters have been “abandoned” by a Government whose housing policies “have failed” and which “continues to pretend the market can solve” th(...)

Solidarity TD Mick Barry told the Dáil a Government that allowed 3,784 children to be among the more than 10,000 people who are homeless ‘does not deserve to remain in power’. File photograph: Collins

The Government parties and Fianna Fáil which supports them “deserve to be hammered” in the local elections for their failures on housing and homelessn(...)

Students protesting outside the Dáil over student  rent increases last year.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

On Wednesday 20 February, the Union of Students in Ireland Vice President Michelle Byrne and NUI Galway’s Students’ Union President Megan Reilly spoke(...)

Irish Tesco executive Christine Heffernan has been appointed group communications director of the British retailer and will join  its executive committee.

Irish Tesco executive Christine Heffernan has been appointed group communications director of the British retailer with effect from March 1st. Ms Hef(...)

The WRC Adjudication Officer, Valerie Murtagh found the landlord discriminated against the woman by breaching his obligations under the Equal Status Acts when he refused to participate in the HAP scheme. File photograph: Alan Betson

A landlord who refused to accept rent supplement from a family who were already renting a property from him has been ordered to pay €7,000 in compensa(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy acknowledged a year ago that there was a “homeless crisis”. The situation has deteriorated since, with an increase of 17% in homeless numbers. File photograph: iStock/Getty Images

Pussyfooting around the private rental sector, while failing to respond effectively to ongoing abuses by landlords, can no longer be tolerated. Minist(...)

 Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy with Aideen Hayden, chair of Threshold today at the launch of Threshold’s 2017 Annual Report. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

The Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has confirmed landlords who breach rent price caps will face sanctions, including fines under new legislation. (...)

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