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Students who have paid up front for accommodation they cannot now access because of COVID-19 need to be refunded - according to Mayo Sinn Féin TD Rose Conway-Walsh.
Public and private student accommodation providers must adopt a "uniform approach" to refunding for students who have left student accommodation early due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, which called in its pre-Budget submission for the Help-to-Buy scheme to be extended for a further two years has welcomed the decision of the Minister for Finance to do so, saying the scheme is central to giving confidence to a market that it is “extraordinarily difficult for first-time buyers and for smaller builders/developers,as opposed to the few dominant strongly capital backed players.”
In the recent Focus Ireland report on homelessness it was revealed that one of the primary reasons those experiencing homelessness left their last stable home was due to their landlord selling the property, given the divergence in the treatment for tax purposes of private landlords versus various fund investors in residential property, according to IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers.
Average monthly rents in Galway city have escalated to €1,260 a month, according to the latest Daft.ie report. Despite this being below the national average of €1,366, it is still an 11.4 per cent increase over the last year.
According to the latest Rent Index from the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB), in the October-December period (quarter four) of 2018, the standardised national average rent of tenancies in Mayo was €623 - up from €577 (+€46) one year earlier - and down €9 on the previous quarter (quarter three 2018).
Homelessness in the west is growing at eight times the national average with almost 600 people in emergency accommodation last month, according to the Galway Simon Community.
Last week Fine Gael held its annual party think-in at the Galway Bay Hotel and, on Thursday morning, I had a sit-down with An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to hear his thoughts on a range of local and national issues.
The latest Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) rent index for Q3 2017 showing an increased rate of growth in rents is evidence that rent controls, introduced one year ago last month, do not work, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers (IPAV) has said.
In the July-September period this year, the average rent in county Mayo for newly registered properties with the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) was €575. This is up €11 when compared to the average rent in Q2, 2017, which was €564, and is up €23 when compared to a year earlier, in Q3, 2016. This is according to the latest Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) Rent Index which is produced in conjunction with the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).