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#Mortgage Arrears Crisis

# mortgage-arrears-crisis - Friday 3 October, 2014

Worried about losing your home? These guides are for you

The guides cover both the Circuit and High courts.

# mortgage-arrears-crisis - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Number of homeowners in arrears over 90 days falls to 78,000

The number of permanent restructures is up by around 200 in February.

# mortgage-arrears-crisis - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Just four mortgage deals have been completed by the Insolvency Service

66 people have been made bankrupt in 2014 so far, more than all of last year.

# mortgage-arrears-crisis - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Debt write offs for some, but up to 27,000 homes could be repossessed

A new report says that 40 per cent of mortgages will begin to re-perform next year.

# mortgage-arrears-crisis - Friday 29 November, 2013

Banks exceeding arrears targets, but some customers have "no clarity"

The Central Bank says that there is no “tangible evidence” that some customers’ circumstances are improving.

# mortgage-arrears-crisis - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Banks brought 2,300 legal proceedings against mortgage holders in Q3

The Free Legal Advice Centre says that some of the legal solutions offered to people in mortgage distress are “inexplicable”.

# mortgage-arrears-crisis - Monday 4 November, 2013

AIB and Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation to establish third-party advice body

The bank will give an unconditional grant of €150,000 to the IMHO to facilitate discussions between borrowers and the lender.

# mortgage-arrears-crisis - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Mortgage holders who give up homes in arrears will be allowed on housing lists

If homeowners go through the Mortgage Arrears Resolution Process, they will be allowed apply for social housing, Minister of State Jan O’Sullivan has confirmed.

# mortgage-arrears-crisis - Friday 6 September, 2013

PTSB is "not aware" of letters advising people in minimal arrears to sell their homes

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Dohery says that he has met with a family who were advised to clear arrears of €300 by selling their home, something the PTSB CEO says he is “not aware” of.

# mortgage-arrears-crisis - Thursday 5 September, 2013

PTSB says it would “stand over” advising customer to leave college in order to pay mortgage

Stephen Donnelly says that the bank’s response was “deeply disappointing” and says that the crisis is not one of arrears, it is one of debt.

Permanent TSB has offered 3,500 split mortgages, has taken legal cases against 1,600

Bank chiefs have told the Oireachtas Finance Committee that it has assisted 800 people to sell homes that they were struggling to pay for.

WATCH LIVE: PTSB executives face Finance Committee

TDs and Senators are grilling the bankers on mortgage arrears and other issues this week. It’s Permanent TSB’s turn this morning.

# mortgage-arrears-crisis - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Bank of Ireland has addressed 53 per cent of defaulting mortgages

Bank of Ireland told the Oireachtas Finance Committee that it has 11,774 mortgages in default and has dealt with over 6,200 of those accounts.

# mortgage-arrears-crisis - Friday 23 August, 2013

These charts show the growth in mortgage arrears and how banks are tackling the issue

In September 2009, just 3.3 per cent of Irish mortgage holders were in arrears over 90 days.

Irish mortgage holders are over €2 billion in arrears

One in eight accounts is now in mortgage arrears over 90 days and just 306 accounts have been signed up to a split mortgage.