Landlords can legally add charges, but which charges are allowed is disputed. And it’s a practice that leaves tenants vulnerable to faster-growing payments even if, on paper, the rents have only risen in line with rent controls.
Category: Unreal Estate
Just 26 Homeowners in the City Approved for Scheme to Keep People Struggling with Mortgage Arrears in Their Homes Last Year
Although the government made changes to make the mortgage-to-rent scheme more attractive, the number of people using it actually fell – instead of rising.
Council to Inspect Crumlin Shopping Centre for Possible Inclusion on Derelict Sites Register
But that’s happened before, says a councillor, and the council decided it didn’t meet the legal definition of derelict.
To Get People Into 58 Vacant Social Homes in Finglas Will Cost Council at Least €6 million More, Documents Show
The homes have gone through round after round of repairs in recent years. Meanwhile, there are thousands of households on the social housing list in the area.
As Student-Housing Construction Slows, Government Mulls Plans to Step In
These might include helping “activate” projects that already have planning permission built, and perhaps providing affordable student housing, a spokesperson says.
Former Garda, Previously Convicted for Breaching Fire-Safety, Rented Out Homes Using a False Name
Since the RTB won’t hear a case unless it knows the landlord’s full name, his tenants struggled to get their complaints about him heard.
Vacancy Watch: Cleared of Local Businesses, a Site off South Richmond Street Lies Empty for Years
Slievecourt DAC got planning permission in 2019 for a 9-storey office building – and another one in August this year.
In Rathmines, a Landlord Looks to Evict Two Buildings of Tenants
“We are going to be the new homeless,” says one. “I hope I’m wrong but I don’t see too many opportunities.”
It’s Cheaper for the Council to Buy Homes Than Build Them, Consultants Tell Councillors
Dublin City Council spent around €510,000 to build a two-bedroom home but it bought similar homes from private developers for €360,000.
As It Pushes to Meet Targets for Building Social Homes, the Government Counts Some as Complete Before They Really Are
Department of Housing figures show around 200 built in the Dublin City Council area in the first half of 2022 – but 138 of those weren’t finished until months later.