Rents rise as shortages of accommodation become an issue in bigger cities

first_img Google+ HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Twitter Previous article68% of Donegal student grant applications are approvedNext article22 year old man in court on gun threat charges admin Google+ WhatsApp Experts are issuing a warning about the number of rental properties available, as students prepare to face the new college year.According to the latest report from Daft.ie, 4 thousand 6 hundred properties were available nationwide on the first of this month, compared to 6 thousand 8 hundred on the same date last year.It’s prompted a warning from the UCD Student’s Union that the shortage will see students pushed out of the rental market.The cost of renting is also on the rise, with the national average jumping 8.6 per cent in the second quarter of the year, to 934 euro a month.The Donegal average is significantly lower at €515, 3.7% higher than the second quarter of last year, and up 6% from their lowest point in 2013. Only Leitrim and Cavan have lower averages.Economist Ronan Lyons says the Dublin figures are highest, but Donegal students going to other cities will also encounter higher rents…………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/lyonsaug15.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Facebook PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Pinterest By admin – August 18, 2015 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook Pinterest Rents rise as shortages of accommodation become an issue in bigger cities Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry last_img read more

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