The DITSU Podcast | Accommodation


It’s a well known fact that Ireland and in particular Dublin is going through a huge accommodation crisis. With rising rents, pressure from landlords and newly established private student accommodation coming onto the market, students are often taken advantage of. This week on The DITSU Podcast, Pierre, Roisin, Jess and Roisin chat all things accommodation.

Topic: Accommodation
00:00 – 00:15      Sabbaths chit chat about the current situation, personal experience.
  • What are the main issues in Dublin right now?
  • What have DITSU / USI / SU’s been doing about it?
  • Pros and cons of accommodation type. PSBA, Digs, etc…
00:15 – 00:30      Advice on where to look for accommodation
  • DITSU Advice service, email
  • DIT Accommodation – DIT Student pad
  • Scams – Facebook groups
  • Know what you want, your budget, location, style of accommodation
00:30 – 00:45      Know your rights. What each renter is entitled to.
  • Tips for when you’ve found a place
00:45 – 01:00      Final thoughts. Stay positive.

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