The pros and cons of rent-a-room tax relief

The pros and cons of rent-a-room tax relief

You can earn €14,000 a year tax free by renting a room full time, but is it a good way to ease the accommodation shortage?

With Ireland’s property crisis showing few signs of easing, those trying to buy a home and those trying to rent one face an uphill battle.

Figures from property website show that rents in Ireland have risen for 23 quarters in a row, with rents in the capital 30 per cent higher than their Celtic Tiger peak.

For would-be tenants looking to rent a room, average prices for a double bedroom in Dublin are near...

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