Threshold Annual Report 2018
One-third of calls to Threshold in 2017 related to tenancy termination December 5, 2018 Threshold’s front line services protected more than 4,000 tenancies last year nationwide – Threshold 2017 Annual Report. Some 32 per cent of calls to Threshold last year were from tenants faced with losing their homes. That is according to figures …
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Residential Tenancies Board Rent Register
Government must introduce mandatory rent register to tackle spiralling rents September 27, 2018 The immediate introduction of a clear and transparent rent register is crucial for the proper enforcement of Rent Pressure Zone legislation. That’s according to national housing charity Threshold, responding to figures from the Residential Tenancies Board’s Q2 2018 Rent Index …
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Rental Market
Years of rising rents points to a rental market creaking at the seams August 17, 2018 Real and effective rent transparency measures need to be introduced, along with the creation of sustainable urban communities, if the Government is to begin to make any progress on tackling the ongoing crisis in the private rented market. That’s according …
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As temperatures plummet, Threshold calls for minimum energy efficiency standards for private rented accommodation February 28, 2018 The national housing charity, Threshold is calling on the Government to introduce minimum Building Energy Rating (BER) standards for rented accommodation. The BER rates the overall energy efficiency of a building on a scale from A to G, with A1 being the …
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Threshold calls on Housing and Finance Ministers to reveal strategy to protect renters caught up in sale of non-performing mortgage loans February 23, 2018 National housing charity Threshold has said that the sale by Permanent TSB and Ulster Bank of non-performing home loans is a matter of grave concern to the thousands of tenants who will be affected and threatens to exponentially increase pressure …
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Proper enforcement and rent register essential to stem rising rent levels December 20, 2017 The national housing charity, Threshold has reiterated its call for the introduction of a mandatory rent register and proper enforcement of legislation, to stem rising rents, after figures today from the Residential Tenancies Board showed an annualised growth rate of 9.5 per …
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Threshold urges Government to strengthen investment in homelessness prevention measures as it takes more than 71,000 calls in 2016 November 27, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, 27th November 2017 Threshold urges Government to strengthen investment in homelessness prevention measures as it takes more than 71,000 calls in 2016 National housing charity Threshold took 71,319 calls in 2016 and helped 21,625 people during that time with …
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Enforcing Rent Pressure Zone legislation only way to stabilise rental market in absence of new builds November 14, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 14th November, 2017 Enforcing RPZ legislation only way to stabilise rental market in absence of new builds National housing charity, Threshold has said that Rent Pressure Zone legislation needs to be properly enforced if it is to be effective …
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Low=
Housing charity sees 54 per cent increase in calls about tenancy issues December 13, 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 …
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Low-Income Tenants
Budget 2017 is a missed opportunity for low-income tenants October 11, 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 …
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