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# Threshold

Last month
May 2024
Over 900 households avoid homelessness through Threshold, but evictions still 'persistent' issue
This year
2024
High rents, evictions, poor conditions: Growing number of older people with housing difficulties
Last year
2023
Threshold worked with over 12,000 households deemed at risk of homelessness last year
Threshold calls for NCT-style inspections of rental properties over concerns about poor standards
Tenants say gardaí 'made eejits' of them after calling for assistance during improper eviction
Housing charity questions effectiveness of law brought in to prevent upfront rent requests
Student Accommodation: Landlords join calls for caution and blame 'unfavourable conditions' for scarcity
Threshold calls for protection scheme amid rise in landlords withholding deposits
Homelessness record broken again as 12,441 people in emergency accommodation in May
Renters feel less secure in their tenancies compared to last year, Threshold finds
Irish Government ‘will move heaven and earth’ for older renters facing eviction, says minister
Threshold says 75% of Notices to Quit for renovation they dealt with this year were invalid
Protesters gather outside Leinster House calling for eviction ban to be reinstated
Free Legal Advice Centre says Taoiseach's claims on evictions do not reflect 'legal reality'
Threshold anticipates March to be its busiest month since eviction ban came into place
'While the moratorium paused evictions, it didn’t stop landlords issuing notices to quit'
AirBnb claims 'everyday families' rent out their homes for much-needed income
Threshold says 40% of tenancy terminations for property sale were invalid in last quarter of 2022
All time
Over 10,000 people who contacted housing non-profit were at risk of homelessness
Threshold answered a call every 20 minutes from private renters facing eviction so far this year
Tenancy termination and rental hikes among biggest fears for renters, report finds
More regulation of short-term lets on the way as charity says renters left with 'no options'
Renters facing 'impossible situation' as new report shows drop in number of homes available
Covid-19 eviction moratorium helped families - but did not reduce homelessness among single adults
HAP tenants struggling to buy food after paying rent top-ups to landlords, committee hears
Housing charity dealt with over 100 illegal or threatened evictions during pandemic ban
Threshold calls for €20 million rent arrears fund to be included in upcoming Budget
'It's a perfect storm': Sharp rise in Rent Supplement payments raises concerns over post-Covid crisis
We have an NCT for cars, so should landlords need one for their rentals?
Sex for rent: Case of landlord propositioning tenant 'not a once off or unusual'
Just after their mother died, two brothers were told by their landlord they had to vacate the property
Landlords and agencies have started asking people for viewing fees, says Threshold
'Exercise particular caution': Here's how to make sure you don't fall victim to a fake rental scam
Family of 3 sharing room after landlord tried to increase rent by €500: Ireland's housing horror stories
'The private rented sector is broken': Survey says 96% of people found it difficult to find rental home
'Landlord said it was none of his business': Tenants left 'in limbo' after vulture funds buy property
Illegal evictions, severe overcrowding and landlords withholding deposits - just some of the issues facing renters
Renter told she'd be sharing a room with another female, after she paid deposit the 'landlord' said she'd be sharing with him
Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them
Landlords are evicting tenants and doing up their properties as a 'back door' around rent limits