Tenants Struggle to get Deposits back from Landlords

Almost two-thirds of tenants (60%) said they have found it difficult to get their deposits returned from landlords, according to a survey by Red C who surveyed over 1,000 people over the age of 18. There’s 40% less rental space available than there was this time last year, while rents have increased by over 8% […]

UL Seeks ‘Digs’ Landlords To Meet Student Accommodation Demand

In response to the unprecedented demand for student accommodation for University of Limerick students, the UL Accommodation Service has launched a campaign inviting homeowners and landlords to come forward and advertise available accommodation on the University Accommodation List.   UL provides over 2,600 student bedrooms on campus and lists over 1,000 rooms in off campus […]

PRTB Reminds Students To Choose their Landlords and Flatmates Carefully!

The Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB) to-day (21/8/2012) reminded Students, particularly those who will be renting for first time, that they should choose their landlord and potential flatmates carefully. First time renters can sometimes get caught up in the excitement of living away from home for the first time, enjoying their newfound independence and may […]

Minister O’Sullivan Publishes Legislation to Significantly Reform Landlord and Tenant Law

The Minister for Housing and Planning, Jan O’Sullivan T.D., has today (19 July, 2012) published the Residential Tenancies (Amendment)(No. 2) Bill 2012 which will see: Those tenancies in the voluntary and cooperative housing sector that most closely parallel private rented tenancies being regulated under the Act The agency responsible for regulation of the tenant-landlord relationship, […]