Renters

Renters
What is the PRTB?

What is the PRTB?

The Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB) was established as part of the Residential Tenancies Act 2004 to resolve disputes between landlords and tenants and to operate a system of tenancy registration. Landlords and tenants may refer disputes to the PRTB for resolution. The board deals…

Tax Relief for Tenants

  Please note: In Budget 2011 it was announced that Tax relief for tenants of private rented housing will be phased out over 8 years. This is the same timeline as was previously announced for Mortgage Interest Relief. If you live in private rented accommodation…

Tenants Rights and Obligations

  If you pay rent to a landlord for the use of accommodation or property you are a tenant. The main legislation governing these rights and obligations is set down in the Landlord and Tenants Acts 1967 - 1994 and the Residential Tenancies Act 2004…

Viewing Checklist for Renters

  Our viewing checklist is a handy form for you to tick off items that the accommodation offers, and handy questions that you may wish to ask the Landlord or Agent. This checklist is designed to assist you in choosing the right accommodation to let.…

New Rental Accommodation Standards

  As of February 1st, new minimum standards for rental accommodation came into effect. Passed by our Minister of Environment, Heritage & Local Government, Michael Finnernan, the these new minimum standards will replace the present 15 year old laws. Sanitary facilities, heating, food preparation, laundry,…

If Your Landlord Wants You To Leave

  Rules Terminating a tenancy Notice periods Notice of termination Illegal eviction Landlords in Ireland have to follow certain procedures before asking you to leave rented accommodation. How easily you can be evicted by your landlord depends on the type of tenancy you have, and…
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