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The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Students Angered By Rent Hikes As Colleges Blame Refurbishment Costs

Many third level students are facing higher accommodation costs from September. Several colleges are...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:45 PM - 14 Feb 2020



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Students Angered By Rent Hikes As Colleges Blame Refurbishment Costs

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:45 PM - 14 Feb 2020

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Many third level students are facing higher accommodation costs from September.

Several colleges are raising their on-campus accommodation fees by the maximum 4% allowed in rent pressure zones, blaming refurbishment and building costs.

USI Deputy President Michelle Byrne and Karl Deeter of Irish Mortgage Brokers joined us to discuss the situation.

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