New Housing Union To Open A Base In Cork

They want to help strengthen the rights of renters and home owners Leeside

 

Community Action Tenants Union have several branches in Dublin and are set to launch here in the City at the end of the month. 

CATU offer legal advice and support when dealing with landlords and have been present as witnesses at a number of high profile evictions in Dublin.

Rents are continuing to rise in Cork with the latest figures from Daft.ie showing renters in the city are paying an average of €1,397 while those in the county are paying €1,036

Speaking to RedFM News, Declan Synnott from the Cork CATU branch says some renters are finding it very difficult to find a place to live:

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