Thursday 20 September 2012

Reform of residential tenancy law long overdue

An amendment to the Residential Tenancies act is a missed opportunity and fails to address well-known problems
THE REGULATORY framework governing private renting in Ireland is in crisis. The Residential Tenancies Act 2004 (RTA) aimed to modernise and professionalise the private rented sector. It set out the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants in a comprehensive way and established the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB) to replace the courts in most disputes in the private rented sector.
Read the article @ The Irish Times

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