Amendment to Residential Tenancies Act in Ireland

Ireland has amended its residential tenancies laws to reduce the number of properties being rented out on platforms such as Airbnb. The new legislation requires homeowners to obtain planning permission to be used for tourism or short-term letting before they can rent their property out to Airbnb customers. The new regulations will put a 14-day cap on rooms being used for short-term letting. Local council staff will be employed to monitor compliance with the new law (see more information).


  • Initiative
  • Legislation
  • Ireland
  • Government
  • Yes
  • accommodation
  • On-location platform-determined routine work
  • Airbnb
  • English
  • 2021
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