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Tenant Rights

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  • Rent increase... in Tenant Rights

    I am renting my current place for 2 and a half years. My landlord informed me of increase in rent, due in the next few weeks. However, the rent increase is 350 per MONTH! Is this legal? What rights do I have? My lease has not be...

  • Landlord on foreclosure, bank not willing to return a deposit after moving out in Tenant Rights

    Hi, we were renting an apartment for half year, when we got a letter from the bank that they are taking over the property and appointing the agency to look after it from now on. We paid couple of months rent to the new agen...

  • Termination of Lease Contract in Tenant Rights

    The landlord terminates the contract in 35 days do we have to pay these last days of rent? And can we ask for an extension number of days to stay until we find a new home to move in?

  • Advice on rights under fixed term lease where house is sale agreed? in Tenant Rights

    I hope someone here can help me, please. We've been renting the same property for about 2.5 years (renewing fixed term leases every year, the last renewal was signed this year, so not part 4). We knew the property was on...

  • Verbal agreeement - deposit and damage to the flat? in Tenant Rights

    Hello, I have been sharing a flat with another person for one year now, and I am about to move out. This person is not the owner of the flat but just a tenant, the flat itself is owned by an agency, and I rented a room there. As...

  • Tenants right landlord facing foreclosure in Tenant Rights

    Hi, We have been renting our house for one year now. And we just found out that our landlord was facing foreclosure because of non re payment of her mortgage . The landlord don\'t answer her phone anymore and we don...

  • Withholding deposit: responsibility with landlord or agency? in Tenant Rights

    Myself and two friends vacated our rented apartment 4 weeks ago. The apartment was let by a well known letting agency. The agency dealt with collecting rent, collecting deposit, maintenance complaints and the final in...

  • Part 4 Tenancy rights when one roommate moves out in Tenant Rights

    Hi- I was hoping to get some advice on my situation. I currently live in an apartment with three roommates. I have been living there for 3.5 years now. The initial fixed term contract was for one year with myself, o...

  • No Water in Tenant Rights

    Hi Folks, Im renting 9 weeks now and have had nothing but hassle since we arrived. The landlord seems not interested and trying to get in touch with him is near impossible.The agency just keep fibbing us off, saying \'...

  • Maintenance refused !!! in Tenant Rights

    Hi. I have been living at the present address for over 4 years now, since 1st April 2010 exactly. I have asked my agent for a little refurbishing of the apartment, mainly painting as the walls get dirty over the years and...

  • Agency delaying return of the deposit in Tenant Rights

    Hello, I have a problem with the agency I rented an apartment from. At frist, agent informed me, that I\\\'ll receive deposit back in 14days from the last day of the tenancy. I called him at 14th day and he told me th...

  • Can a tenant move out immediately if the house is put for sale? in Tenant Rights

    I have been informed that the house I\\\'ve been renting for 10 months now is going to be put on sale. The lease was signed for 12 months. An auccioneer has been in the property to view it. I haven\\\'t been give a written noti...

  • Can a tenant move out immediately if the house is put for sale? in Tenant Rights

    I have been informed that the house I\'ve been renting for 10 months now is going to be put on sale. The lease was signed for 12 months. An auccioneer has been in the property to view it. I haven\'t been give a written notice by ...

  • Tenants won't leave. in Tenant Rights

    Hi I'm a landlord and I have a house that has been rented since April 2013. Due to financial difficulties I need to sell the house. I notified the tenants of this prior to the end of their 1 year lease, served them notice and th...

  • part 4 tenancy query in Tenant Rights

    Our 12 fixed term tenancy is coming to an end this month. We contacted landlord one month in advance of the expiry of the lease expressing our wishes to remain in the property. He was insisting we sign another 12 month lease....

  • Deposit back ??? in Tenant Rights

    Our lease was up on the rented property a few days ago and we met the letting agent on that day. He said that the property was looking well and that he could not see any reason why the landlord would want to keep back any of the de...

  • Tenant moving : reason new job - deposit back ? in Tenant Rights

    Hi, I currently live in Blanchardstown and found a new job in Clontarf starting July 14. It's not doable for me to commute all the way from Blanchardstown every day and I will need to relocate to Clontarf but my lease is ...

  • Management company will remove all services to the appartment in 10 days as our landlord hasn't been in Tenant Rights

    Myself and my partner have been renting an apartment for the past 4 years in Dublin 22. We keep the place in very good order and have never missed a rent payment.We rarely contacted our landlord unless there was a problem wi...

  • Should we get our deposit back in Tenant Rights

    Me and two friends were looking at places for the summer. We found a 7 bedroom place which we viewed and paid a deposit for. We were moving in with 4 random people that we didn\'t know. This turned out to be under very bad circu...

  • Rent increase, 2 weeks notice in Tenant Rights

    Hi there, I have been renting a place since 1st July 2013, now today I have a letter from the landlords PA inviting us to renew the contract but with an increase of 600 p/year (50 p/month) Can they do this with just 2 weeks no...

  • Abrupt rent increase in Tenant Rights

    Hi, I moved in with my wife in her small studio 8 months ago. She notified her landlord and he was fine with it. Yesterday she went downstairs to give her monthly payment. I went with her. The landlord opened the door a...

  • Landlord who is he/she in Tenant Rights

    Hi Can anyone tell me how I can find out who my Landlord is. Company I deal with won't fix anything for us. Having trouble with scokets. Also they want to charge to get extra key cut.

  • Rent increase while under lease in Tenant Rights

    I was wondering if you could help me. I have just moved into a shared house. Two people in the house are named on the lease, which they just signed for another year last month. At the time she was happy not to change the rent but ...

  • Extreme circumstances, do we have a case? in Tenant Rights

    Hi Bit of a long story here but im just looking for some advice. Myself and my wife moved into a property last April. My wife was pregnant at the time but unfortunately our baby boy was stillborn at 32 weeks. We have had a v...

  • Apartment very dirty and landlord angry in Tenant Rights

    Hi All, We would be grateful is someone could give us an advice on this issue: My boyfriend lives in Midlands and myself in Dublin. We decided to move in together in Midland area. He searched for the suitable accommoda...