Does Generation Rent finally have the politicians on its side?
As Fine Gael agrees to implement opposition policies such as an eviction ban and renter’s tax credit to avoid a winter homeless disaster, the political balance may be gradually shifting away from landlords to renters
Faiza Alssaedi is facing the prospect of losing her rented home once the government's new winter eviction ban ends.
She and her two children have been given a notice to quit by the landlord of the three-bedroom house she rents in the suburb of Knocknacarra in Galway city. The winter eviction ban will extend her departure date, but only slightly – from February 23 to sometime after April 1.
“I'm not moving until I get ...