Department of Housing Review of Rent Predictablility Measure

Introduction

On foot of a commitment made by Simon Coveney T.D., Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, to review the Rent Pressure Zone (RPZ) measure, the Rental Market and AHB Regulation Section of the Department is carrying out a review to examine the operation of the measure to date and put forward options, if and where appropriate, for amendments to the measure. 

The Review will be carried out by the Department in conjunction with the key participants in the RPZ designation process, namely the Housing Agency and the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB).  Input from interested parties on these matters is welcomed and this focused consultation paper has been prepared to inform and assist in gathering these views.  

 

Consultation Process

This consultation will be open for submissions from the public and interested parties from 15 June to 30 June, 2017. Any submissions received after this date may not be considered. The consultation document can be viewed here or on the Department of Housing website http://www.housing.gov.ie/housing/private-rented-housing/rent-predictability/public-consultation-review-rent-predictability

 The preferred means of response is by email to: rentalstrategy@housing.gov.ie -  please ensure that “Review of Rent Predictability Measure” is stated in the subject line.

Alternatively, you may respond by post to:

Rental Market & AHB Regulation Section
Department of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government
Newtown Road
Wexford
Y35 AP90

When responding, please indicate if you are a landlord (individual or corporate), tenant, representative body or member of the public.