Simon Coveney consulted state’s biggest landlord on rent caps

David Ehrlich met with Coveneyto convey “the Ires perspective” on the residential tenancies act

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
21st May, 2017
Chief executive of Ires Reit David Ehrlich

The chief executive of Ires Reit, Ireland’s biggest landlord, met in January with housing minister Simon Coveney to lobby him on the rental market.

David Ehrlich met with Coveney, according to filings with the lobbying register, for the purpose of conveying “the Ires perspective” on the impact of the Planning and Development and Residential Tenancies Act 2016.

The act, which was published in December, set new standards for tenant protection that limit...

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