Students face over 10 per cent rent increase in Dublin accommodation complex
Students in shared rooms, living in LIV Accommodation complex in Dublin could face price increases between 11 per cent to 14 per cent, due to an administrative error.
Students charged triple as elderly residents move out of ‘not fit for purpose’ housing
A housing charity is moving elderly residents out of a housing complex deemed not fit for purpose and moving 18 students in, charging them over three times the rent the previous residents were paying.
NUI Galway Students’ Union files case against student accommodation provider
NUI Galway Students’ Union has filed a case against the student accommodation provider, Cúirt na Coiribe, through the Residential Tenancies Board.
Shanowen Shakedown: A result in legislation
A Bill has been introduced that will give students living in student accommodation the full protection of the Residential Tenancies Act.
Podge Henry thinks that the smart consent project was his proudest moment
A bed, a bathroom and an empty bank account
DCU students protest rental increases in Shanowen
Rent for Shanowen student accommodation increases by 27%
The annual rent for Shanowen Square has increased by 27 per cent from last year.
The crisis in student accommodation continues
This applies to the accommodation in the DCU St. Patrick’s campus in particular. The annual rent for a bedroom on St Patrick’s College campus is €5,238 per year, which is paid in two installments. However many students have claimed that despite the rise in price of accommodation there is no improvements in living conditions in the facility.
Postgrads dissatisfied with accommodation changes
Postgraduate students are unhappy with the increase in rent and change in lease length that occurred over the summer, according to Student’s Union postgraduate officer, Allan Stevenson.
Double digit rent increases continue in Dublin
Podge Henry SU Spread
Helping with the vast numbers of students seeking accommodation has been his “most stressful time by far” according to New VP for Welfare and Equality Podge Henry.