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‘Cost rental’ scheme will deliver homes to rent under market rate

The development in south Dublin will be the first ‘cost rental’ project built in the state’s history, where the rents are based only on the cost of building and maintaining the homes rather than the market rates

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
18th March, 2018
Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy

Private sector tenants will be able to rent new homes at below-market rates on state land to alleviate the rental crisis.

The development in south Dublin will be the first ‘cost rental’ project built in the state’s history, where the rents are based only on the cost of building and maintaining the homes rather than the market rates.

Around 50 cost rental apartments will be built on state-owned land on the...

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