Is it time to end retention payments?
RDJ Housing Conference: Foundations 24
RDJ held its inaugural housing conference, Foundations 24, at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on 25 January 2024 with over 300 clients, colleagues and industry stakeholders in attendance.
Secure Tenancy Affordable Rental (STAR) Scheme – How does it work and will it be a success?
The Secure Tenancy Affordable Rental (STAR) scheme has been brought forward by the Government to assist the delivery of new rental stock that will be earmarked for those in the private rental sector who are struggling to afford market rents.In this…
Land Development Agency - Announcement of intention to expand its current function to acquire land privately
On Friday 21 July 2023, the Land Development Agency announced that it is now seeking expressions of interest from private landowners as it plans to begin purchasing privately-owned sites for the delivery of affordable housing. In this article, Aoife…
Eviction Bans as against Housing Need…. a difficult one!
RDJ Real Estate partner, Pat Ahern outlines the effects of the recent “eviction ban” which is due to expire in two weeks and highlights the possible options that may be offered to landlords and tenants in the coming months.
Expiration of the extension of notices of termination dates approaching – what should you know?
The extension of termination dates for residential tenancies will begin to expire on 31 March next in accordance with The Residential Tenancies (Deferment of Termination Dates of Certain Tenancies) Act 2022 and the closure of the “winter emergency…
Tenant finds there is no frustration during Covid
A very recent High Court judgement in the case of Kenneth Treacy v. Lee James Menswear Limited and James O’Regan followed on from a 2021 High Court decision in the case of Footlocker Retail Ireland Limited v. Percy Nominees Limited. Essentially,…