Rents Throughout Cobh Municipality Capped By 4%

By Seamus Whelehan


Cobh/ Glanmire Municipal district has been included in the Government’s latest list of rental pressure zones.
From today, Thursday 30 March landlords throughout the Municipal district can only increase rents by 4%.
Earlier this month the Municipal district wrote to the Minister for Housing Simon Coveney after the borough failed to make the list of 23 districts announced in January.
The Councillors argued that the Cork City pressure zone should be extended to metropolitan area of the municipality.
Municipal Chairman Fine Gael Cllr Anthony Barry welcomed the announcement stating the move would protect the tenancies in the borough over the next 3 years.

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