Dáil passes bill calling for 3-year rent freeze

Dáil passes bill calling for 3-year rent freeze

The Dáil has passed a bill calling for an immediate rent freeze.

The Sinn Féin bill passed 83 votes to 36 with Fianna Fáil's support.

It calls for a three-year rent freeze and for the government to examine a tax rebate for renters.

The bill will now move to committee stage where further amendments can be made.

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