Mortgage To Rent cases on the rise in Tipperary

Hundreds of Tipperary householders in unsustainable mortgage arrears and at risk of losing their homes are being given fresh hope of a solution to their problems. Central Bank figures for Tipperary show almost 1,000 family home loans in arrears for two years or more, while 61 Mortgage to Rent cases have either been completed or […]

Candidates can help 971 Tipperary households in mortgage distress – expert

Local election candidates in Tipperary have been asked to highlight how the State’s Mortgage to Rent scheme could help hundreds of householders who face losing their homes in the county. The appeal was made by Mortgage to Rent expert Paul Cunningham who claimed many families in such circumstances could benefit by entering the scheme. Central […]

Pearse Doherty TD to speak in Tipperary on Evictions and Vulture Funds

Pearse Doherty TD will be in Cashel on Thursday as a special guest speaker at Sinn Féin’s public meeting on evictions and vulture funds. The event will be taking place at 7:30pm on Thursday 28 March at Halla na Feile in Cashel. Speaking on the event, Sinn Féin candidate Ciara McCormack stated that the public […]

Significant progress in how Attachment and Committal Orders are processed – Mattie McGrath, Michael Collins, Carol Nolan

Independent TD’s Mattie McGrath, Michael Collins and Carol Nolan have welcomed commitments provided to them by the office of the Deputy Garda Commissioner regarding the processing of Attachment and Committal Orders. The Deputies were speaking after they along with Mr Jerry Beades, met with senior Garda personnel earlier today as part of their ongoing efforts […]

Bad day for vulture funds

Sinn Fein’s Ciara McCormack, general election candidate for Tipperary and local election candidate for the Thurles LEA along with Nenagh LEA party rep Damien O’ Donoghue have both welcomed the passing of the ‘No consent, no sale’ bill in the Dáil last week. This bill will force banks seek the permission of the borrower before […]

Meeting with KBC management was cordial and effective – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has described his meeting with senior KBC officials as a positive first step in addressing some of the immediate challenges in mortgage distress resolution. Deputy McGrath was speaking after he met with the officials alongside fellow Independent colleagues, Carol Nolan and Michael Collins and the spokesperson for the New Land League […]

Tipperary distressed mortgage holders offered solution by new scheme

Almost a thousand distressed mortgage holders in Tipperary are being offered a solution thanks to an innovative state-backed finance scheme. New figures from the Central Bank’s Long-Term Mortgage Arrears in Ireland Report state that 971 households in Tipperary are in mortgage arrears for over two years while over 750 of those have been in arrears […]

Healy Introduces Emergency Housing Bill 2018

On Thursday last, Deputy Seamus Healy introduced the Housing Emergency Measures in the Pubic Interest Bill (HEMPI) 2018 to Dáil Éireann. This Bill seeks to declare formally the housing and homelessness crisis a national emergency. The Bill provides for the delimiting of the rights of landlords, banks and finance houses, including vulture funds, in order […]

Government must give a fair hearing to the Fair Mortgage Bill – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has welcomed the decision of the Ceann Comhairle’s office to allow the introduction of private members bill aimed at establishing an off-balance sheet National Housing Co-Operative. The Affordable Housing and Fair Mortgage Bill 2018 will be introduced at First Stage in the Dáil today by Fianna Fail’s John McGuinness. It has […]

We discussed urgency of repossession crisis with senior PTSB management – Mattie McGrath

    Independent TD Mattie McGrath along with fellow Oireachtas members, John McGuiness, Michael Collins and Michael Healy-Rae as well as representatives from the Friends of Banking Ireland, Jerry Beades and Tom D’Arcy met yesterday with the Head of Retail at Permanent TSB, Brendan Kerins. Speaking after the meeting, Deputy McGrath said that there was […]

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