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Tenants paying a heavy price for our broken residential rental market

No one is stepping up to solve the problem of a lack of housing stock 

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When local authorities stopped building, all power was ceded to developers

When local authorities stopped building, all power was ceded to developers

A lack of supply has badly skewed the residential rental market

A lack of supply has badly skewed the residential rental market

Institutional investment has dominated the housing market

Institutional investment has dominated the housing market

In 1985, almost 30pc of total housebuilding activity was for social housing

In 1985, almost 30pc of total housebuilding activity was for social housing

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When local authorities stopped building, all power was ceded to developers

In the first three months of this year, 1,132 tenants in Ireland received notices of termination from their landlords.

This brought to more than 3,800 the number of tenants who received termination notices in the year to March – more than two-and-a-half times the 1,480 termination notices received by tenants in the 12 months to the end of March 2021.


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