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Winter Eviction Ban – Know The Deferred Termination Dates

1st February 2023 The Ban commenced 30th October 2022. A landlord can still serve a Notice of Termination during the winter emergency period. It applies to notices with no fault on the tenants’ part e.g. selling, own use or family member use. It does not apply for notices served for breach e.g. Rent Arrears, anti-social behavior – with the exception of overcrowding. It applies to tenancies and licensed Student Specific accommodation. Notices served in six month probationary period need a termination date of 18th June 2023. (tenant must not receiveless than 90 days). Deferred Termination DatesDeferred termination dates below now
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Listen Back To IPOA Chairperson – Mary Conway

16th January, 2023 The rate of Landlords leaving the sector is alarming but not surprising, IPOA have been calling for action to prevent this for the past number of years. Listen back to IPOA Chairperson Mary Conway as she speaks to Drivetime –  Listen in 2hr 23 mins Click HERE IPOA Supporting Landlords for 30 years Contact us – info@ipoa.ie * take note of the date of publication of this piece. Information on this website may change with the passing of time and the law is constantly changing. Whilst we take steps to ensure the accuracy of the information, we
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Tax Credit For Renters – What We Know

January 2022 A Rent Tax Credit was introduced on 15th December 2022. The Rent Tax Credit will be available for the years 2022 to 2025. Renters can claim the income tax credit for rent payments made in 2022 by making a tax return for 2022. The amount of the credit is 20% of your rent payments in the year, up to a maximum of: €500 for an individual €1,000 for a couple who are jointly assessed for tax The tax credit can be claimed for rent payments made for: Your home A second home you use to take part in
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Understanding the Winter Eviction Ban

The Ban commenced 30th October 2022. A landlord can still serve a Notice of Termination during the winter emergency period. It applies to notices with no fault on the tenants’ part  e.g. selling, own use or family member use. It does not apply for notices served for breach e.g. Rent Arrears, anti-social behavior – with the exception of overcrowding. It applies to Tenancies and licensed Student Specific accommodation Notices served in six month probationary period need a termination date of 18th June 2023   Deferred Termination Dates   Deferred termination dates below now replace the originally specified termination dates that fall
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RTB – Temporary pause on charging late registration fees

17th November 2022 Following many engagements with the RTB to rectify ongoing issues on the RTB System – IPOA are pleased to welcome a temporary pause on charging late registration fees. The RTB will be applying a temporary pause on the charging of late registration fees due to difficulties faced when registering tenancies. This applies for the following tenancies: new tenancy registrations with a tenancy commencement date on or after the 12 November 2022, and for annual registrations of existing tenancies which became due on or after 12 November 2022. Please take note of the below scenarios which may apply
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The Residential Tenancies (Deferment of Termination Dates of Certain Tenancies) Bill 2022 has been published

24th October 2022 The Residential Tenancies (Deferment of Termination Dates of Certain Tenancies) Bill 2022 has been published and is attached. This Bill introduces: emergency provision to defer the termination dates of certain residential tenancies that fall, or would fall, during the period beginning on the day after the date of the passing of this Bill and ending on 31 March 2023 in order to mitigate the risk that persons whose tenancies would otherwise be terminated during that period would be unable to obtain alternative accommodation; and phased arrangements to enable tenancies affected to be terminated over a period of
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What we know so far about Winter Eviction Ban

19th October 2022 The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage received Cabinet approval for legislation which will provide a temporary and conditional stay on tenancy terminations this winter. The Residential Tenancies (Deferment of Termination Dates of Certain Tenancies) Bill 2022, will defer no fault tenancy terminations that are due to occur from 1st November 2022 until after 31 March 2023.   The Bill is not as yet available for scrutiny. The Minister for Housing has stated that “where a tenant willfully withholds rent or engages in anti-social or criminal behaviour they will not be protected by this legislation” The legislation will
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