Changes for Renters

Government have approved plans for the reform and extension of the Rent Pressure Zone Model. What this means is that rent increases will be capped to Consumer Price Index in Rent Pressure Zones. The current cap of 4% on annual rent increases will be replaced and rents in RPZs can now only go up, if…

Renter’s Protections

The Residential Tenancies Bill 2021, will extend the application of the protections for tenants experiencing Covid-19 related arrears for a further 6 months until 12 January 2022. These are targeted protections which apply to those tenants who are negatively impacted by COVID, in arrears and who make the necessary declaration. If eligible they will be…

Renters Protections

Mary has asked Government to urgently extend protections for renters from rent increases and evictions until the end of the year and to fix loopholes in Rent Pressure Zone regulations. For more information on Rent Pressure Zones click here.

Renters Protections

Renters whose income has been reduced by Covid19 and are unable or struggling to pay their rent can avail of protections from eviction or rent increases up to July 12th 2021 by self-declaring their reduced financial circumstances with the RTB.  Click HERE for more.  The extended protections until 12th July 2021 means: A 90-day (rather…

Renter’s Protection-Update

On October 22nd 2020, Residential Tenancies Act was passed in Seanad: This emergency legislation provides ongoing protection to renters from eviction, and landlords from anti-social tenants during 5km lock downs. The Bill modifies the Residential Tenancies Act 2004 to prevent any notices of termination served by landlords from taking effect during the period of level…

Renters Protection

On July 31st Mary supported the passing of the Residential Tenancies Bill, which protects Renters. It includes the following supports: -Protection for Renters whose income has been reduced due to Covid-19. -A ban on evictions and rent increases for Renters. -Provisions of essential state support for Renters. Anyone who’s income has been negatively impacted by…