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News Archive for 2021

  1. Threshold warns proposals to extend renter protections do not go far enough [General News] - Issued 10 Jun 2021 Charity welcomes reports of new measures to protect tenants but says more is needed to “ease the immediate burden on those in rent arrears” Introducing legal definition of a …
  2. Threshold urges government to improve housing options for single people [General News] - Issued 28 May 2021 Charity points out that evictions moratorium has been effective in reducing family homelessness, but situation for single people remains particularly challenging As some landlords …
  3. Affordability in rental market a “serious concern” – Threshold [General News] - Issued 12 May 2021 Daft.ie Q1 rental report highlights “impossible situation” faced by private renters and prospective buyers as demand begins to move outside Dublin   National housing …
  4. Threshold calls on families to build a den and save a home [General News] - Issued 6 May 2021 Housing charity appeals for donations as recent lifting of evictions ban has impacted many private renters National housing charity Threshold has launched Den Day for Threshold, a …
  5. New Bill will be transformative for student accommodation sector – Threshold [General News] - Issued 28 Apr 2021 National housing charity Threshold has stated that a Bill being debated in the Dáil today will be transformative for the student accommodation sector. The Residential Tenancies …
  6. 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 …
  7. 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 …
  8. 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 …
  9. 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 …
  10. 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 …
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