New short-term let laws are being flouted by landlords

Figures show only 13 people have applied for planning permission to let their property since the rule was introduced in July

22nd December, 2019
New short-term let laws are being flouted by landlords

Dublin’s short-term let operators are largely defying new state measures to police the sector, new figures have shown.

According to data produced by the website Inside Airbnb last week, there were 4,663 entire homes or apartments for let in Dublin city centre.

Figures released to Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin by Dublin City Council showed that only 13 people have applied for planning permission to let their property on a short-term basis...

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