Cost Of Living Crisis

Eviction ban comes into force until the end of March

The initiative will not apply to tenants who “wilfully” don’t pay their rent

Housing minister Darragh O’Brien. Picture:

The government is set to approve a ban on evictions in response to the cost of living crisis.

The cabinet gave the measure the green light when it met this morning. Speaking to RTÉ Radio 1 after it was approved, Darragh O’Brien, the Housing Minister, said it would give tenants “breathing space”.

The measure will apply in cases of “no fault” eviction, such as when a landlord goes to sell their property. It will not ...