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News Archive for 2021

  1. Threshold disappointed at passage of Residential Tenancies Bill [General News] - Issued 30 Mar 2021 Threshold warns that over 1,000 termination cases carried over from 2020 are certain to face eviction, while Covid-19 case numbers remain high   National housing charity …
  2. Private rented sector now beyond reach of minimum-wage workers – Threshold [General News] - Issued 24 Mar 2021 Minimum-wage earners would pay 82% of net income on renting average one-bedroom apartment Speaking in response to the publication of the Residential Tenancies Board’s Q4 2020 …
  3. Threshold welcomes Minister’s moves to extend renter protections, but warns against watering-down of blanket moratorium [General News] - Issued 24 Mar 2021 Under proposed new legislation, many renters in arrears will not be protected under evictions moratorium   National housing charity Threshold has today expressed alarm at a …
  4. Deposit retention queries to Threshold increased by over 40% in 2020 [General News] - Issued 3 Mar 2021 Threshold calls for introduction of deposit protection scheme, 10 years after it was first promised by government National housing charity Threshold has today called for the …
  5. Threshold responds to over 5,000 webchat queries in six months [General News] - Issued 18 Feb 2021 Average of 41 queries per day National housing charity Threshold has today revealed that its advisors have dealt with 5,039 queries over webchat since the introduction of the …
  6. Threshold says Daft.ie rental report shows evidence of ‘exodus of working renters from Dublin’ [General News] - Issued 8 Feb 2021 While charity warns that increasing rents and lack of supply outside Dublin will cause issues, Threshold welcomes the Housing Minister’s approval in principle for Ireland’s …
  7. Artists design Valentine’s Day e-cards for Threshold [General News] - Issued 4 Feb 2021 Supporters can send e-cards to loved ones in return for a donation amount of their choosing National housing charity Threshold has today revealed Send Love Home, a suite of …
  8. Threshold answered an average of 11 calls per day during Christmas week [General News] - Issued 21 Jan 2021 Increase of 28% year-on-year Charity calls for moratorium on evictions to be extended to March at the least   National housing charity Threshold has revealed that a total of …
  9. Threshold cautiously welcomes Minister’s comments on replacing Rent Pressure Zones [General News] - Issued 11 Jan 2021 But charity stresses that rents will only become affordable by increased building by the State National housing charity Threshold has today welcomed comments from the Minister for …