Monday 20 November 2017

Colette Browne: It's not just the homeowners – renters are in real distress too

Much has been written in recent years about mortgage distress, but those in rental distress – namely, an inability to find a landlord willing to take your money – have largely been forgotten.

First, a health warning: If you are struggling with a negative equity albatross around your neck, it may be best to avoid this article. The complaints will seem trivial and it will probably enrage you.

However, if, like me, you don't own any property but are instead at the mercy of the vagaries of Dublin's insane rental market, then read on. And weep.

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