Nationwide rent caps needed until supply catches up with demand

Nationwide rent caps needed until supply catches up with demand

00Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphy TD has today called on the government to bring in nationwide rent caps as figures from Daft.ie show that rents across the country have once more reached an all-time high. Today’s Daft.ie report states that the average...
Housing Minister’s bravado has no basis in fact

Housing Minister’s bravado has no basis in fact

00Social Democrats Co-Leader Catherine Murphy has said it is completely unacceptable that the Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, is unable to provide accurate figures regarding the amount of housing units built last year. She said that despite this lack of knowledge...
Social Democrats’ Bill to protect tenants and stem homelessness

Social Democrats’ Bill to protect tenants and stem homelessness

00The Social Democrats today publish a Bill to help tackle hasty evictions, unfair rent hikes and growing homelessness by strengthening tenants’ rights. The party is seeking cross-party support for its Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill 2018 which extends the...
Scrap rent pressure zones in favour of nationwide rent caps

Scrap rent pressure zones in favour of nationwide rent caps

00Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphy TD has said rent pressure zones have failed to prevent soaring rental prices driving more people into homelessness and must now be scrapped and replaced with nationwide rent caps. Deputy Murphy was commenting on data from...