All privately rented homes inspected in Donegal last year failed to meet required standards

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Nearly 60 per cent of rental properties inspected by local authorities last year failed to make the grade, with Donegal County Council one of four local authorities to return a 100% failure rate

The others were Louth, Offaly and Limerick City.

Figures from the Department of the Environment show nearly 17 thousand 9 hundred inspections were carried out around the country in 2013.

550 rented dwellings in Donegal were inspected, all of which failed to meet the required standards.