80 per cent of rentals in Dublin fail tests
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown had the highest failure rate of the four local authorities
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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