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Calls for NCT-style system after rented properties fail inspection

With over half of city private rented properties and 82 per cent of county rented properties failing local authority inspections,Threshold Galway is calling for an NCT-style inspection process to place more responsibility on landlords to ensure that their property meets the standards required.

Big demand for city rental accommodation but it is not all a bed of roses for landlords

There has been a noticeable increase in demand for rental properties in Galway of late, compounded by additional property buyers being held back by restrictive bank lending, increasing employment, and a general increase in population. According to local property letting agents, there has been a ‘surprise spike’ in queries in recent months, and rental properties are being snapped up within days of becoming available, and they expect that rising demand for rental properties will continue for the foreseeable future but caution that it can still be a tough business.

Big demand for city rentals but it is not a bed of roses for landlords

There has been a noticeable increase in demand for rental properties in Galway of late, compounded by additional property buyers being held back by restrictive bank lending, increasing employment, and the general increase in population. According to local property letting agents, there has been a ‘surprise spike’ in queries in recent months, and rental properties are being snapped up within days of becoming available. They expect that rising demand for rental properties will continue for the foreseeable future but caution that it can still be a tough business.

‘Explosive’ housing shortage predicted

Westmeath’s councillors see housing as the biggest challenge for 2014, with one councillor predicting a housing shortage as “an explosion that’s about to happen”.

Housing chair fears rise in homelessness in 2014

The chairman of Westmeath’s Housing SPC says his greatest fear for 2014 is that people on the housing list won’t be able to access accommodation on the Rental Accommodation Scheme.

What more could a landlord do?

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Despite some honourable exceptions the conduct of most Galway landowners to their tenants during the latter part of the 19th century was a disgrace. It led to disastrous social consequences. Although ultimately, the landed class were removed from their houses and lands, as a result of the Land War and acts of parliament; in many cases the peasantry too was decimated, demoralised and scattered to the winds.

What more could a landlord do?

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Despite some honourable exceptions the conduct of most Galway landowners to their tenants during the latter part of the 19th century was a disgrace. It led to disastrous social consequences. Although ultimately, the landed class were removed from their houses and lands, as a result of the Land War and acts of parliament; in many cases the peasantry too was decimated, demoralised and scattered to the winds.

Changes to Landlord and Tenant Law welcomed

Castlebar Fine Gael town councillor Noreen Heston has warmly welcomed the publication by Minister Jan O’Sullivan of legislation to reform landlord and tenant law.

Public meeting to call for reversal of rent supplement cuts

Many people in rented accommodation in Galway face eviction as landlords refuse to reduce the rent to the new lower thresholds introduced by the Government in the Budget.

Demand for high-end rentals is growing

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Demand for executive/luxury rental homes has far exceeded the supply in the quarter from September to December 2011, according to Yvonne Mullaney of Executive Sales and Lettings.

 

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