Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme

New legislation was introduced in Ireland In December 2015 – the  Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill . It aimed to help increase the security of private tenants in terms of rent increases etc. (More details here) One of the promised new features was a Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme  – but the details were very bare and […]
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Rent Increase Restrictions in Rent Pressure Zones

The government introduced the concept of Rent Pressure Zones at the end of 2016 –  (24th Dec) covering Dublin and Cork City. These zones were then expanded on January 27th 2017. See below for full list of areas covered. Rent Increase restrictions in Rent Pressure Zones.   If your rented property is located in a […]
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Rent Allowance Increase July 2016

Rent Allowance Increase  : Rent Allowance – (also Known as Rent Supplement) is paid in Ireland to people living in private rented accommodation who cannot provide for the cost of their accommodation from their own resources. There are currently approximately 55,000 tenants getting rent  allowance  – which costs the state over €267 million a year. […]
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