Rent Regulator being considered

This announcement comes as  Environment Minister Alan Kelly and the Finance Minister Michael Noonan try to agree on how best to tackle the housing crisis. Newstalk reports that Minister Kelly wants to link rent to inflation, but Tánaiste Joan Burton has suggested a rent regulator with powers to influence the size of rents instead. Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said there will be further moves on accommodation Tánaiste Burton's proposal will be considered at a Cabinet sub-committee meeting next week.

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