Data published by the Department of Housing shows that of the 25,814 dwellings that were inspected in 2018, a total of 20,414 were substandard.

More than 80 per cent of private rental accommodation that was inspected last year failed to meet the minimum standards required by law, new figures s(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has defended co-living, describing the concept as ‘exciting’. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

One of the first proposed co-living developments has been refused planning permission by An Bord Pleanála. Bartra Capital Property Group’s proposal f(...)

‘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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Less than one-third of households in the private-rented sector are there by choice, a survey published on Monday finds. The “tenant sentiment survey(...)

Photograph: Getty

There is “deep concern” about the fate of 4,000 tenants in investment properties being sold as part of a multibillion euro sale of non-performing mort(...)

Tenants can complain to the Residential Tenancies Board about landlords who increase rents by greater than the 4%  limit in rent-pressure zones

The Department of Housing has poured cold water on the idea of a mandatory rent register suggested as a means of helping tenants stop landlords imposi(...)

Contacts from companies were “a relatively recent phenomenon”, said Threshold. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Housing charity Threshold has seen an increase in queries from companies trying to help junior and foreign staff find and stay in rented accommodation(...)

Catherine Martin has expressed concerns about the number of people left “in a living nightmare” after purchasing homes that were poorly constructed during the property boom.

Dublin City Council has sought legal advice on what legislation it should use to tackle fire safety concerns around overcrowding in private rented res(...)

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