19 March 2020 – Banned evictions from residential tenancies

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Type of Intervention: Housing
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Irish Government banned evictions from residential tenancies for three months. The government can extend the period if necessary.

Tenants who had been served with eviction notices already will be entitled to remain in occupancy of a dwelling, unless ordered to leave by a tenancy adjudicator.
Full details here: https://www.housing.gov.ie/housing/private-rented-housing/government-approves-series-emergency-measures-protect-tenants