Institutional landlords strike sour note on ‘challenging’ industry’s future prospects

New Residential Tenancies Board report highlights concerns of large landlords

Since 2020, the RTB has conducted a series of surveys of small, medium and large landlords to ask their views on the Irish rental sector and challenges faced by landlords. Picture: Post Reporter

Large landlords in Ireland are expecting minimal growth over the next decade and “the possibility that some organisations may exit the sector”, a new rental sector report by the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) has warned.

The report added that challenges faced by private rental sector operators, which each control between hundreds and thousands of properties, have “intensified” since 2020 and “now appear to threaten their long-term commitment to the sector”.

Since 2020, the RTB has ...