Landlords vow to oppose tenant protection move

Renting ‘no substitute’ for owning a home, says landlord body chief

12th June, 2016
Fintan McNamara of the Residential Landlords Association

Landlords will fight any move by the government to allow tenants remain in homes that are put up for sale, a representative of the sector has said.

Fintan McNamara of the Residential Landlords Association said that proposals to improve security of tenure for tenants whose landlord wished to sell the property would be unconstitutional.

He claimed 80 per cent of prospective purchasers of such properties would disappear with only a very small portion of purchasers...

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