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The Residential Tenancies Act 2020 introduced temporary protections for tenants as long as the 5km rule, designed to moderate movement and drive down Covid-19 infections, was in place

Landlords will be able to proceed with eviction proceedings against tenants from April 23rd, 2021, following the lifting of the 5km rule on non-essent(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin addresses the nation at Government Buildings in Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

The Government’s plan to ease Covid-19 restrictions has been criticised by hospitality and construction industry groups, as well as by Opposition poli(...)

St Helen’s Court residents Onani Ngwenya, Tony Geraghty, Sean Mitchell, and Yang Choo and her son Austin Choo (9). Photograph: Tom Honan

A group of south Dublin tenants, including sick, older people and a child with special needs, face eviction next month after a four-year battle with t(...)

A deserted Grafton Street during the pandemic. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

It has had an impact like no other. Hundreds of thousands of people have been out of work for some time, many since March 2020. Hotels are closed, hai(...)

 Sonia O’Sullivan racing at the Melbourne park run.

Athlete: Sonia O’Sullivan Location: Deakin University Athletics Track, Waurn Ponds Date: February 9th 2021 Age: 51 Activity: 4 X 7mins @ Threshold pac(...)

Ferdinand Onwumere was evicted from a property in Dublin last December. Photograph: Laura Hutton

More than 360 people were served eviction notices in the two months after the Government lifted a blanket ban on removing tenants last August, figures(...)

Report has sought  increase in funding for the DHRE Street Outreach programme and for the Peter McVerry Trust’s Housing First programme. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A further moritorium on evictions and the creation of a youth homelessness strategy are among five key recommendations in a “wish list” report given t(...)

The chairwoman of Threshold says the profile of renters in Ireland is changing. Photograph: iStock

Housing charity Threshold has said it intervened in more than 100 attempted illegal evictions of tenants during the coronavirus pandemic, despite a le(...)

Aideen Hayden, chair  of Threshold said findings of its  tenant sentiment survey were  ‘grim’. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Department of Housing has “serious questions to answer” about whose interests it is serving, while co-living developments may be the slums of the (...)

The existing moratorium on evictions and rent increases has been extended for a brief period of time.

Measures to prevent vulnerable households from being pushed into homelessness are required before a ban on evictions and rent increases is lifted, the(...)

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