Legislation protecting private renters in Northern Ireland from eviction have been extended to the end of September 2021.
Published 19 February 2021
Attorney General Paul Gallagher did not set out his ownership of rental properties in writing before advising the government against an extension of Covid-19 restrictions on bans and rent increases, it has emerged.
Published 28 September 2020
EU member states can regulate Airbnb-style short-term lets to combat long-term rental housing shortages, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled.
Published 22 September 2020
Legislation to protect private renters in Northern Ireland from eviction during the COVID-19 crisis will be extended to 31 March 2021.
Published 20 August 2020
Legislation to protect renters will be considered by government ministers on Thursday following the final extension of the COVID-19 rent freeze and eviction moratorium.
Published 21 July 2020
The rent freeze and eviction moratorium introduced in response to the COVID-19 crisis is set to be extended again, ministers have said.
Published 17 July 2020
Legislation to provide private renters with additional protections during the coronavirus pandemic will not be retrospective to avoid any possible legal challenge, ministers have said.
Published 22 April 2020
A new law clarifying the rights of certain ground rent tenants to acquire the freehold title of their properties has come into effect.
Published 17 January 2020
New powers have been given to the Residential Tenancies Board to deal with improper conduct by landlords under the Residential Tenancies Act, the Irish Examiner reports.
Published 3 July 2019