Security for Renters

Posted June 1st, 2018

On Wednesday we discussed security for renters in the Dáil. You can read my comments below.

I thank the Deputies for tabling this Bill. I assure Deputy Ryan that if I was trying to chase good headlines I would be on a fool’s errand.

The Government will not oppose the Bill and I will now outline the reasons we will not oppose it, and which measures we can support in legislation that we have already signalled as forthcoming. This week in the House there are two Private Members’ Bills on the rental sector; one on student accommodation and one on the private rental sector. I welcome both Bills and I welcome the opportunity to discuss Ireland’s rental accommodation market.

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You can watch a video of the exchange here.