New Beginning welcomes Government Scheme to assist people facing repossession

New Beginning welcomes the government’s initiative to create ‘centres of excellence’ in 16 courthouses throughout the country. The scheme will mean that there will be mentors present in Court to assist people who are facing repossession. Distressed borrowers can then have access to proper and independent advice which is an excellent thing. New Beginning has […]

Over 1000 Tipperary Homes face repossession over next 2 years – Healy

Statement by Seamus Healy TD These evictions must be stopped! Ministers Kelly and Hayes must act! Tipperary is the 7th highest county for repossessions cases after Dublin, Cork, Galway Meath, Kildare, Donegal but above Limerick and Waterford 36 Applications for Repossession are before Clonmel Circuit Court this week alone On the 31 Dec, 2014, the […]

51 repossession cases in Nenagh – Morris claims Tipperary Housing crisis caused by Government policies

Statement by Cllr Seamie Morris The housing crisis has seen over 750 people forced to seek the help of homeless services in the last 18 months alone. The reduction in rent allowance and rent caps has caused severe tensions between Landlord and Tenant with the latter being forced to renegotiate rents downwards with landlords time […]

No protection for mortgage holders under proposed legislation, says Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation

The Home Repossession Bill disguised as the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill (LCLR Bill) 2013 will begin its passage before the Oireachtas.  Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill 2013 (Draft) Based on our experience with helping struggling homeowners during the current crisis, The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation makes the following suggestions for changes to this very important piece of […]

Mortgage to Rent Scheme will assist home owners facing repossession, says Housing Federation

Mr Donal McManus, Executive Director of the Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) today stated ‘The ICSH welcome the announcement regarding the Mortgage to Rent scheme which will assist those who are in serious mortgage distress facing repossession to stay in their family homes’. However, Mr McManus added, ‘there must be a sound financial basis […]