As the housing crisis worsens.
If you've recently found yourself looking for a home to rent in Dublin over the past couple of years, you'll sadly be well acquainted with this type of scene.
A video shared on Twitter yesterday morning shows a long queue on the Cabra Road, as people waited to view a property in the area.
People queuing up to view a house on the cabra road. pic.twitter.com/FF3hOFtHQg
— james cullen (@cullenjay01) September 13, 2022
The average monthly rental price for an apartment in Cabra is about €2,000 (as per a search by Lovin on daft.ie, myhome.ie and let.ie), but we also spotted this "studio" (which, in Dublin rental language means a box room with kitchen counters touching the foot of the single bed) for €750 per month.
Images via daft.ie
A number of people have responded to the disheartening footage shared on Twitter by user James Cullen - one person wrote:
The reason why I’m literally hours away from being forced to decide whether I must resign from my job and move, because in Dublin today, even when you can afford to live, it doesn’t mean you’ll find a place to. If the last place I just saw goes to someone else, I’m out.
Another said: "Broken system, broken state".
Sadly, these scenes are almost expected at this stage from anyone looking for a place to live in the city.
Header image via Twitter/james cullen