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Diogo Barros, from Brazil

Diogo Barros, from Brazil

A double bed for rent to two strangers in Dublin city centre for €560 a month each

A double bed for rent to two strangers in Dublin city centre for €560 a month each

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Diogo Barros, from Brazil

Tenants living in overcrowded accommodation during the coronavirus pandemic believe the housing crisis is putting their health seriously at risk.

Some are living in three-bedroom houses with up to 15 people and will be unable to self-isolate should someone in the property contract Covid-19.

In Dublin city centre, a double bed is being rented to two strangers for €560 each, bringing in a total of €1,120 a month.