Company connected to Bargaintown founders fined almost €14,000 by RTB for breaking rent pressure zone rules

A company connected to brothers Alan and Norman Prendergast own a number of properties where rent was hiked above RPZ limits, a Residential Tenancies Board investigation found

A Bargaintown retail unit at Greencastle Parade. Picture:

A company connected to the brothers at the helm of Bargaintown, the well-known Irish family business Bargaintown, incurred almost €14,000 worth of sanctions for failure to comply with rent pressure zone (RPZ) rent hike caps at a number of residential properties in the Stoneybatter area of Dublin.

Brothers Alan and Norman Prendergast own Bargaintown, a chain of home furniture stores based in Dublin that was founded by their father more than 60 years ago. The ...