80 per cent of rentals in Dublin fail tests

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown had the highest failure rate of the four local authorities

26th March, 2017

Over 82 per cent of rental units in Dublin failed inspections by the four local authorities in the city last year.

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown had the highest failure rate of the four, with only 265 out of 273 units failing for a failure rate of over 97 per cent.

The council handed down just eight improvement notices and four ‘prohibition notices’, and secured no convictions for contraventions of standards for rental properties.

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