Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien had asked the RTB to look at how the state could improve its response to illegal evictions.
Dublin councils are ramping up homeless accommodation
But they’re also pushing back against those begging to access it, asking if there’s anywhere else they can go instead.
Council relaxes rules for buying homes of social tenants facing eviction and homelessness
It expects to buy around 250 homes in the city through the scheme this year, said a council official last week. It’s unclear how that meshes with central government targets.
When Housing Minister said he didn’t know how many eviction notices had been issued, his department had known for months
Also, the RTB was on the cusp of publishing some figures in February. Then, staff corresponded with department officials.
Renters weigh up the risks of staying on beyond their eviction date
Overholding can be risky, costly and stressful – but more tenants are considering it out of desperation.
On Dundrum Road, a Former Asylum Seeker and Her Children Face a Short-Notice Eviction from an Emergency Shelter
She had stayed in the shelter since she’d got her status because she couldn’t find another place to live. But she’s no longer welcome.
When the Eviction Ban Ends, the Newly Homeless Will Have to Join the Queue for Emergency Accommodation
There are waiting lists, and an increase in the number of people seeking legal assistance because they were refused emergency accommodation, say charities.
In Glasnevin, a Landlord Attempts to Illegally Evict Two Residents
Turfing out two residents – and allegedly locking others inside – marks the latest round of conflict between tenants and those letting 131C Slaney Road.
Despite Evictions Ban, Some Say They’ve Still Been Forced to Leave Their Homes
Their circumstances vary, from one man in his own studio for the first time in years, to a woman recently arrived but unable to pay the rent.
Sharp Increase in Dublin Councils’ Use of Notices to Move on Travellers, Figures Suggest
The state has long been criticised for its use of these notices, and the lack of oversight in how they are issued – particularly in a climate of poor housing and site provision for Travellers.