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According to the Residential Tenancies Board, rents rose at an average rate of 7% in the second quarter of 2021 – to stand at €1,848 per month in Dublin. File photograph: Getty

Sinn Féin has called on the Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien to introduce a ban on rent increases immediately and said a 2 per cent cap in pressur(...)

The blanket eviction ban was introduced only for periods when people’s movement was restricted to within 5km of their homes as part of Covid-19 rules, which was lifted on April 12th. File photograph: iStock

There has been a surge in renters seeking advice on notices of termination since the blanket ban on evictions, introduced due to the Covid-19 pandemic(...)

Property owners responded to the lifting of the eviction ban saying it is ‘essential’ that the rental market is allowed to return to ‘some normality’. Photograph: iStock

Evictions of people from rental accommodation can resume from Friday as a grace period following last week’s lifting of the ban ends. Housing charity(...)

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(...)

Oireachtas housing committee chairman Noel Rock TD. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The rising number of people recorded as living in emergency accommodation in the latest official figures is “particularly remarkable” as it comes at a(...)

The most recent 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(...)

TD Ruth Coppingers says figures show ‘the absolute cowboy behaviour by many landlords in the private rented sector’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The number of complaints about tenants in rent arrears and failing to vacate a property at the end of their lease increased by more than 50 per cent l(...)

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, gestures during the bank’s quarterly inflation report news conference in London earlier this month. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The prospect of an interest rate hike in Britain before the end of the year was reopened today as it was revealed that two members of the Bank of Engl(...)