1491. Deputy Brendan Ryan asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the protections he will introduce for students reliant on affordable accommodation making specific reference to a case (details supplied). (Question 15694/18 asked on 17 Apr 2018 - Rent Controls)

Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government (Deputy Damien English): I propose to take Questions Nos. 1491, 1556 and 1579 together.
Rent Pressure Zones have their legal basis under the Residential Tenancies Act 2004, as amended.  This legislation regulates the landlord-tenant relationship in the private rented residential sector.  Pursuant to section 3(1), this Act applies to every dwelling that is the subject of a tenancy. The provisions of the Act, ...