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Online platforms will be banned from advertising short-term lets in rent pressure zones (RPZs) which do not have the requisite planning permission under proposed new rules. The government has said it will amend the law in a bid to return more homes to the long-term rental market in RPZs, where rents

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New planning regulations will allow for the fast-tracking of temporary accommodation for Ukrainian refugees in Ireland. Certain classes of temporary development, including residential accommodation, undertaken by or on behalf of a State authority, to provide protection to displaced persons from Ukra

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The risk of judicial review is seen by property industry professionals as one of the biggest obstacles to Ireland meeting its housing needs, according to a survey by Mason Hayes & Curran LLP. The business law firm surveyed more than 300 attendees at its Future of Property Conference, of whom 95

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A two-day conference beginning at UCD School of Law today will help to develop a proposed housing rights amendment to the Constitution. Hosted by the Housing Commission, established by the government to bring forward proposals on the wording for a referendum on housing, the conference will feature a

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Landlords are now required to register their tenancies with the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) every year following the commencement of new legislation. Commencement orders providing for the necessary legislative underpinning to require the annual registration of tenancies with the RTB were signe

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Communities would get a greater share of increases in land value arising from local authority planning decisions and public investment in infrastructure under legislative proposals from the government. The general scheme of the Land Value Sharing and Urban Development Zones’ Bill was published

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Clare County Council failed in its statutory obligations to properly and proportionately assess the rights of a Traveller family before moving to evict them from a site in the county, the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has said. The watchdog is appearing before the Supreme Court as amicu

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New legislation will require local authorities to ensure home ownership as a tenure type is provided for and estimated in their housing strategies. A legislative amendment approved by ministers will give further legislative effect to ministerial planning guidelines issued in May under section 28 of

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The Attorney General has been appointed to oversee a comprehensive review of Irish planning legislation. Paul Gallagher SC will supervise a team of planning law experts working on a review "of unprecedented scale", the government said, which will improve the government's ability to implement major p

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A private member's bill providing for a referendum on enshrining the right to housing in the Constitution cleared second stage in the Dáil last night. The Thirty-ninth Amendment of the Constitution (Right to Housing) Bill 2020, sponsored by socialist TDs Richard Boyd Barrett, Paul Murphy, Mic

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