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New plans announced to limit how much landlords can increase rents by in designated areas

New plans announced to limit how much landlords can increase rents by in designated areas

Housing Minister Simon Coveney yesterday announced plans to limit how much landlords could increase rents by in designated areas of Dublin and Cork. The strategy sets out a range of measures under the headings of Security, Supply, Standards and Services which will address both immediate…
Landlords
Major reforms to rental market are announced

Major reforms to rental market are announced

The Government yesterday announced a series of major reforms to the private rental sector in to provide rent certainty for both tenants and landlords. After weeks of differences and leaks, Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Alan Kelly and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan today revealed…
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Landlords can no longer discriminate against those seeking rent allowance

Landlords can no longer discriminate against those seeking rent allowance

New measures announced by the Government mean landlords will no longer be able to discriminate against tenants because they receive rent supplement, housing assistance payment or social welfare. Announcing the measure, Minister of State Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said: "It is a common practice for advertisements…
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