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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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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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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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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‘Substantial change’ guidelines welcome but statutory definition required November 23, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Friday, 23rd November 2017 ‘Substantial change’ guidelines welcome but statutory definition required – Threshold The national housing charity, Threshold has given a broad welcome to the guidelines for good practice in the ‘substantial change’ exemption in Rent Pressure Zones, however, …
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