Locked Out of the Market is a quarterly snapshot study undertaken over three consecutive days. This study was undertaken in March 2023 (13th, 14th, and 15th). This report tracks the number of properties advertised to rent within the Department of Housing, Local Government, and Heritage (DHLGH) Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) limits.
This is the twenty-ninth snapshot study. It reflects the lived experience of people trying to find a home to rent in this period. This study also examined availability of properties within discretionary HAP limits in each of the 16 areas. This discretionary rate can be up to an additional 50% of the standard rate in Dublin, and up to an additional 35% of the standard rate elsewhere. The four household categories examined are as follows:
- Single person
- Couple/One Parent and One Child
- Couple/One Parent and Two Children