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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 consider legal action against Government’s new rent rules

Landlords consider legal action against Government’s new rent rules

The Irish Property Owners' Association has said landlords consider the new rent rules as unjust and unfair. It said rent reviews every two years appear to be unconstitutional. Yesterday, the Government announced its 'New Deal for Tenants', which along with the two-year rent review also includes increased notice periods…
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Rent fixing against the law, claim landlords

Rent fixing against the law, claim landlords

Government efforts to fix rents amid escalating rates in Dublin and elsewhere have been declared “unconstitutional” and an “attack on the property rights” of landlords, TDs and senators have been told. Landlords are also threatening to withdraw co-operation with social housing tenants and those on…
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