John O’Connor: Recognising the brave new world of renting

The move towards rental housing will have to be embraced by Irish society, sooner rather than later

11th September, 2016

Over the last 20 years, Ireland has experienced a major shift towards rental housing. This cultural shift towards the European norm is now very much a reality and needs to be actively embraced by our society. When you look at the census data from 2006, 2011 and 2016, we see a strong move to rental housing. The number of people in private rental in this period has increased by 100 per cent.

Nationally, 70 per cent of homes in Ireland...

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