Are sky-high rents here to stay?


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By Inside Business with Ciaran Hancock. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Why are rents rising by double-digit figures in rural Ireland? That figure, revealed in a report released this week, reflects an “unprecedented scarcity” of homes to rent across the country, according to the report's authors. But is there more to it than a lack of supply?With rents in Dublin often reaching €2000 per month, is affordable rent likely to come even with increased supply? And why are landlords exiting the rental market? Ciaran talks to Marian Finnegan, Chief Economist and Director of Research with Sherry Fitzgerald, and reporter Eoin Burke-Kennedy about all things housing.

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