Monday 20 November 2017

Letters: Lack of student accommodation is a huge problem in Dublin

It’s harder for students to find somewhere to live
It’s harder for students to find somewhere to live
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Reading Paul Melia's 'Rent report' on Saturday, I decided to send this letter. I strongly feel that a huge problem in the Dublin rental market is a lack of student accommodation and I would like to bring it to Ireland's attention.

On property website after property website, I scroll down and my eyes light up at another option, only to be disappointed as I move the cursor to click on the advertisement.

'Suits Professionals Only' read the big bold letters that are constantly staring me in the face; either straight up at the beginning of the advertisement knocking you out right away or the sneaky ones that hit you when you're down - you think you've found the perfect house in a good location that fits into your budget, but then the last sentence spoils it all. You're back to the beginning of what is seeming to be an endless cycle.

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