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Laura Harmon Housing charity sees 54 per cent increase in calls about tenancy issues
By: | Press Releases, Threshold | 13th December 2016
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 13th December 2016 Housing charity sees 54 per cent increase in calls about tenancy issues Skyrocketing rents and insecure tenancies are the main proximate causes of the homelessness crisis that Ireland is currently facing – that’s according to national housing charity Threshold, which launched its annual report for 2015 today (13.12.16). The number of people contacting the charity for advice and queries about their tenancy rose by…
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Laura Harmon Budget 2017 is a missed opportunity for low-income tenants
By: | Press Releases, Threshold | 11th October 2016
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 11th October 2016 Budget 2017 is a missed opportunity for low-income tenants Threshold, the national housing charity, has said this year’s budget has failed to introduce rent certainty measures to help tenants and first-time buyers. The charity believes that the best way to help first-time buyers is to cap exorbitant rents. Commenting today (11.10.16), Aideen Hayden, Chairperson of Threshold said: “Today’s budget recognised the need to assist…
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Stephen Hanlon Budget 2016 fails to deliver response to spiralling homelessness crisis – Threshold
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases, Threshold | 13th October 2015
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 13th October 2016 Budget 2016 fails to deliver response to spiralling homelessness crisis – Threshold Threshold, the national housing charity, has strongly criticised this year’s budget for failing to introduce rent certainty measures to help address the current homelessness crisis. Commenting today (13.10.15), Senator Aideen Hayden, Chair of Threshold said: “Today’s budget did not contain promised housing measures that Threshold had called for in its pre-budget submission.…
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Stephen Hanlon Threshold’s Dublin Tenancy Protection Service Prevents Almost 3,000 People From Becoming Homeless
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases, Threshold | 22nd September 2015
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 22nd September 2015 Threshold’s Dublin Tenancy Protection Service prevents almost 3,000 people from becoming homeless -Charity highlights success of service’s first-year of operation at report launch- The national housing charity Threshold, has today (22.09.15) launched a report outlining the success of its Dublin Tenancy Protection Service (TPS), launched last year to assist tenants facing housing difficulties and homelessness. At today’s report launch, the charity has also called…
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Emily Brennan Landlords Must Not Frontload Rent Increases in Advance of Rent Regulation – Threshold
By: | Press Releases, Threshold | 6th March 2015
PRESS RELEASE  Friday, 6th March 2015 Landlords Must Not Frontload Rent Increases in Advance of Rent Regulation – Threshold Threshold, the national housing charity, has today (06.03.15) called on Government to roll out a public education campaign immediately to ensure tenants are fully informed about their rights in relation to rent increases. Commenting today, Bob Jordan, Chief Executive of Threshold, expressed concern that landlords may seek to frontload rent increases…
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Emily Brennan Threshold Calls on Government to Develop National Strategy on Private Rented Sector
By: | Press Releases, Threshold | 16th December 2014
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 16th December 2014 Threshold Calls on Government to Develop National Strategy on Private Rented Sector The Government must introduce a strategy on private rented housing as a matter of urgency.  That’s according to Threshold, the national housing charity, which launched its annual report for 2013 today (16.12.14). Speaking at the launch, Senator Aideen Hayden, Chairperson of Threshold, said the private rented sector is not fit for purpose…
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Emily Brennan Threshold Welcomes Government Plan to Tackle Homelessness
By: | Press Releases, Threshold | 9th December 2014
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 9th December 2014 Threshold Welcomes Government Plan to Tackle Homelessness Threshold, the national housing charity, has broadly welcomed the plan to tackle homelessness, which was announced by Government today (09.12.14).  Bob Jordan, Chief Executive of Threshold, said the commitment of additional funding for frontline services was particularly welcome. Extra Resources for Tenancy Protection Service in Dublin “Since June of this year, Threshold has managed the Tenancy Protection…
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Threshold Response to Budget 2015
By: | Press Releases, Threshold | 14th October 2014
Threshold, the national housing charity, has welcomed the investment in social housing announced by the Government in Budget 2015, but criticised the fact that no measures have yet been announced to address the flawed Rent Supplement scheme. Commenting today (14.10.14), Bob Jordan, Chief Executive of Threshold, said: “The investment of €2.2 billion to provide 10,000 social housing units over the next three years is obviously welcome.  We are emerging from…
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Sebastian Enke Threshold Advisory Highlights Serious Flaws in Rent Supplement Scheme
By: | Press Releases, Threshold | 11th October 2014
PRESS RELEASE Friday, 10th October 2014 Threshold Advisory Highlights Serious Flaws in Rent Supplement Scheme – Housing charity calling on Government to increase Rent Supplement limits in Budget 2015 – The Rent Supplement scheme must be overhauled to bring payments into line with real market rents and provide greater flexibility for families at risk of homelessness.  That’s according to Threshold, the national housing charity, which today (10.10.14) launched its pre-Budget…
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