The Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) is recruiting eight staff to crack down on dodgy rentals…. The RTB is seeking to recruit eight (8) Authorised Officers to work in the new Investigations and Sanctions Unit. The Authorised Officers will be senior investigators responsible for the identification and investigation of potential breaches of residential tenancy laws and […]

Dublin’s rental crisis. Private tenants get their hashtag on. Finally. Sive Bresnihan writes: Sky-high rents, chronic mould and regular evictions. These are just some of the problems tenants are sharing via social media as part of the #rentripoff campaign. The campaign was launched by the Dublin Tenants Association, a support and advocacy group for tenants […]

Private tenants in Ireland pay the second highest monthly rent in Europe. The European average is €481. Meanwhile private rented households in Ireland spend almost 34% of their income on paying their rent, compared to a European average of 28%. FIGHT! Private renters in UK pay double the European average (Gerard Koessi, National Housing Federation) […]