New rules to curb wholesale evictions

New rules constitute a tightening of the so-called Tyrrelstown Amendment

4th December, 2016
Fianna Fáil housing spokesman Barry Cowen

New rules will make it harder for investors to push through wholesale evictions before selling off multiple housing units in the wake of the Tyrrelstown scandal first uncovered by The Sunday Business Post this year.

The government had planned to force landlords selling 20 or more units in a development to preserve all tenancies through a so-called ‘Tyrrelstown Amendment’, but this is now set to be tightened.

Following amendments to the planning and development...

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