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Housing options - future prospects for students

Posted on February 19, 2020 by Chloe Griffin

    In this day and age second-level students’ have an entirely different outlook on the future of their housing situations than generations before us. The majority of students have their first encounter with the housing crisis as soon as they leave second-level education, moving into university campus accommodation, digs or renting rooms in privately owned student accommodation. These are however, the lucky few, with the ever-increasing price of student accommodation blocking many …

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A tenant in the shadow of fear

Posted on November 07, 2019 by Peter Glavey

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When Sean* first called into the office I think it’s safe to say neither of us expected to be still discussing his tenancy issues some 23 months later.  From what started out as a straightforward rent review query ended with a notice of termination being challenged at the RTB. Sean had lived in his tenancy uninhibited since 2012.  When his landlord sold the property a new landlord took over.  His new landlord immediately issued a rent review notice.  This notice was invalid as it did not …

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