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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Price stability required to build sustainability in private rented sector – Threshold February 13, 2018 National housing charity Threshold, has said that stronger policing and extension of Rent Pressure Zone (RPZ) legislation is essential in promoting compliance among landlords, and lower rent inflation. Chief Executive John-Mark McCafferty was responding to today’s (13.02.18) Daft.ie Rental Price …
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Threshold welcomes appointment of Bob Jordan as national director for Housing First programme January 22, 2018 The national housing charity, Threshold has today (22.01.18) welcomed the appointment of Bod Jordan as national director for the Housing First programme, which is part of the Government’s Rebuilding Ireland action plan for housing and homelessness. Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy announced former …
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Increase in over-holding a symptom of pressures in the private rented sector January 12, 2018 The national housing charity, Threshold has said that figures reported today (12.01.18) by the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) showing an increase in the number of cases of over-holding is a direct indication of the difficulties currently being faced by tenants in the …
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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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Calls to Threshold increase increase by nearly a third in November December 17, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Sunday, 17th December 2017 Calls to Threshold increase increase by nearly a third in November Housing charity appeals to public to support Christmas fundraising drive to help save vulnerable tenants from homelessness. Nearly 300 tenants contacted national housing …
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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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