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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Scamwatch
Threshold’s ‘Scamwatch’ campaign offers advice to people seeking rented accommodation August 21, 2018 National housing charity Threshold, along with the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and Daft.ie, has launched an awareness campaign to help people in their quest to secure suitable rented accommodation. Entitled ‘Scamwatch’, the initiative offers a checklist for would-be …
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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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Consumer Protection Standards in Private Rented Accommodation
Robust consumer protection standards required for private rented sector July 4, 2018 Landlords who are renting residential accommodation should be required to display a certificate in the rented property that confirms they are compliant with minimum consumer protection standards, including building and fire safety. That’s according to national housing charity, Threshold, which …
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Less than a third of Threshold clients choose to rent
Less than a third of Threshold clients choose to rent June 11, 2018 Less than a third of tenants rent their homes by choice. That’s according to Threshold’s Tenant Sentiment Survey released ahead of an event to mark the national housing charity’s 40th anniversary. The remaining 71% rent in the private sector because …
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Threshold reiterates call for regulation of short-term lets May 16, 2018 The national housing charity, Threshold has reiterated its call for regulation of the short term lets market after research from Daft.ie, released today (Wednesday, 16th May 2018), showed that less than half of all listed rental properties in Dublin are …
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Further rent rises show RPZ enforcement measures not adequate May 4, 2018 Figures released by Daft.ie as part of its Q1 2018 Rental Price Report highlight the urgent need for effective legislation to be introduced to ensure proper RPZ Enforcement to fulfil their purpose of moderating rent rises in those areas. That’s according to …
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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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