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(...)

The evicted tenants among with their belongings outside the property on Berkeley Road in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Irish Property Owners’ Association (IPOA), has said it was “concerned with the manner” in which an eviction took place of nine tenants from a hous(...)

Simon Community’s Niamh Randall said “it would have been nice to see more measures to address affordability and security of tenure for tenants”. File photograph: The Irish Times

A number of organisations from health to housing to environmental groups have reacted to Tuesday’s budget with some calling it “very disappointing” an(...)

Activists who occupied a property on Summerhill Parade in Dublin have held several demonstrations outside the property, attended by large groups of supporters. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Shortly after 7pm on Tuesday, August 7th, a group of housing activists broke into and occupied a property on Summerhill Parade, in north inner-city Du(...)

Landlord  Stephen Faughnan says the re-introduction of accommodation such as  bedsits should have been addressed

“What did Budget 2018 do for me as a landlord? Absolutely nothing,” says landlord Stephen Faughnan, who believes that the Government has done nothing (...)

Joe Costello, the Labour Party’s  spokesman on urban regeneration: Landlords “would quickly tear down the dividing walls and revert to type”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government is being urged by Opposition parties not to revoke a ban on bedsits amid signals that Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy will announce (...)

The Beacon South Quarter complex at Sandyford in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Ireland’s biggest private landlord is asking tenants for two months’ rent as a deposit. The move by Irish Residential Properties Reit (Ires Reit), w(...)

Economist Ronan Lyons, author of report

A person looking to rent in the Republic can expect to spend €2,700 more keeping a roof over their heads for the next 12 months than they would have s(...)

Supply shortages are driving prices higher with fewer than 4,000 properties available to rent on February 1st. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The average cost of renting a home is at the highest level on record and climbing faster than at any point since started tracking figures in 2(...)

Outside of Dublin, there are 27,000 less rental properties since 2011

“Is that it?” broadly characterised a somewhat deflated response to Minister for Housing Simon Coveney’s rental strategy from those on the rental hous(...)

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