Dublin City Council owed more than €30 million in housing rent

Dublin City Council data shows that €33.1 million in unpaid rent is owed by tenants going back years

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
17th January, 2021
Dublin City Council owed more than €30 million in housing rent
The council said that Covid-19 has had a “detrimental effect” on its ability to collect rent and arrears

Dublin City Council is owed more than €30 million in unpaid local authority housing rent, new figures show.

Data supplied by the council shows that it had collected over €92 million in rent by the end of last year, but is still owed €33.1 million in unpaid rent stretching back over many years.

The council has said it takes the matter of unpaid rent seriously and that its housing officers engage with tenants by telephone,...

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