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A Sligo Leitrim TD is calling for a further ban on evictions, like that enacted during the Covid 19 pandemic.   Deputy Martin Kenny has made the calls in response to the surge in the number of tenants being given notice to vacate their rental properties.   The Residential Tenancies…

Rents continue to rise in the North West while a shortage in rental properties is also an ongoing issue.   According to the latest Daft.ie show that in Sligo, rents were on average 19.7% higher in the first quarter of 2022 than a year previously.   The average listed rent…

Serious concern has been raised over families in the North West struggling to meet the rising costs of living.   Donegal has seen the highest rise in rent nationwide – a recent Daft.ie report showed that rents increased by 24.3%.   Donegal Independent TD Thomas Pringle says this has resulted…

Warnings have been issued that a major renting crisis will escalate in the North West unless rent pressure zones are introduced across the Counties of Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. Rent prices in the local region have witnessed the strongest rate of inflation on record since 2006. The figures are included…

It’s been claimed that property rental in Leitrim has increased by as much as 20% in recent times.   Labour Party Senator Rebecca Moynihan says counties are going into the ‘double digits’ of rental increases.     Housing will be discussed by the party at its National Conference tonight, after…

The extension to the rent supplement scheme for the victims of domestic abuse will provide hope and the prospect of a better for future for victims. That’s according to Sligo/Drumcliff Councillor Marie Casserly. Cllr Casserly say the pandemic has increased the level of domestic violence and it’s vital that victims…

Opponents of county council rent increases in Sligo say they are starting a campaign to highlight the issue. A number of protesters against the increases stood outside Sligo County Council’s headquarters at County Hall at Riverside in Sligo this morning as councillors gathered for their December monthly meeting. Protesters outside…