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# Arrears

This year
Customer service 'not yet where it needs to be' for borrowers facing early arrears on mortgages
Last year
Around a quarter of households and close to a third of businesses in arrears on their gas bills
Scheme to support families in mortgage arrears extended again for four years
All time
Revised mortgage-to-rent scheme to help more people in arrears to stay in their homes
Protection for renters in financial difficulty due to Covid-19 extended to 12 July
Almost 4,000 mortgage accounts fell into arrears in Q1 of this year, figures from the Central Bank show
Ulster Bank sells portfolio of 3,175 mortgages to Pepper
Taoiseach asks for details about letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days
Experts say 'vulture friendly' commentary from government is 'dangerous'
Concerns over letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days
Cabinet to consider Bill to help borrowers in mortgage arrears
State will no longer automatically pay for barristers in personal insolvency cases
Government scheme to help families in mortgage distress 'fails 70% who turn to it'
'History will judge this': Experts see little change in bank culture after scandals and protests
'It's your job to call the vulture funds out': High Court Master pens letter to Micheál Martin
Varadkar says he's reluctant to use the term 'vulture fund' to describe firms that have bought up Irish mortgages
Union says KBC staff 'extremely upset and stressed' by recent incidents
The myth of the free council house: 'We're not just handing them over, that would be crazy'
Almost 7,000 loans in arrears held by 'unregulated loan owners'
No vulture fund or bank has ever been sanctioned for breaching the code of conduct
FactCheck: Are there really 20,000 possession cases before the courts?
FactCheck: Has the number of cases taken by banks over arrears halved in two years?
Mica scandal: Family living in 'falling down house' finds out mortgage has been sold to vulture fund
Call for householders to be given free legal aid to address 'power imbalance' during reposessions
Ulster Bank sold mortgages to vulture fund despite offer to buy loans for mortgage to rent
'Mary' is recovering from cancer and her mortgage - in €29k arrears - has been sold to a vulture fund
Ulster Bank to sell 5,200 'non-performing' mortgages to vulture fund
How many mortgage holders were taken to the High Court by banks so far this year?
'Say no to vulture funds': Applause breaks out as TD calls for support for new law aimed at keeping people in their homes
Storm Emma caused higher levels of mortgage arrears as customers missed in-branch payments
'One thousand days like this': High Court Master questions banks on their 'pressing need' to evict people
'This is a human crisis': David Hall believes 17,000 families will have homes repossessed
Even PTSB customers who are meeting revised loan terms will have mortgages sold to vulture funds
PTSB chief refuses to appear before Finance Committee next week over loan sale
Mortgages sell-off will disrupt already-volatile housing market, charities warn
'They're for the chop': High Court Master says 'wave of repossessions' on the horizon
High Court Master writes new legislation to help keep people in their homes
'There is a solution for everybody': Debtors urged not to put their heads in the sand in 2018
Poll: Should the State relax free legal aid rules to cover more arrears cases?
High Court Master says government's legal advice scheme is 'a scam'