Paul Melia: Families are left in limbo by this deal
Published 16/12/2016 | 02:30
Another day of chaos and uncertainty for families caught in the impasse between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil.
While the two main parties spent much of yesterday in heated discussions over the form of rent controls to be introduced, housing charities were inundated with queries from tenants about what might happen to them.
Those living outside Dublin and Cork cities may have been the first affected with hikes - but tenants in Limerick, Galway, Waterford and commuter towns will be left wondering if they will face steep increases before these areas are designated as rent pressure zones in mid-January.