Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has asked his officials to look into tax breaks for new landlords who agree to keep on existing tenants.
There is a practice of tenants being evicted when a property is sold to a new owner, particularly in the cases of buy-to-let homes taken over by banks.
Previous suggestions of coming up with a tax incentive to potentially address this practice were dismissed as unworkable by the Department of Finance.
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