New rule about rent caps aimed at Landlords

These new rules aim to help tenants if landlords seek a 'back door' around rent limits

DOING UP A kitchen or bathroom or carrying out painting or plastering isn’t enough to justify landlords getting around rent control limits, according to the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB).
The agency which regulates renting in the State has published a list of guidelines amid growing claims that landlords are doing up properties as a ‘back door’ around rent limits.