Threshold

135 results

Nona Varimashivili got 32 days’ notice to leave despite having lived there since May 2014 and being entitled to notice of 112 days. Photograph: Donall Farmer

A Dublin family with two young children is homeless following an eviction due to failings of garda systems and “tardiness” by the Residential Tenancie(...)

John-Mark McCafferty of housing charity Threshold, Union of Students in Ireland  president Síona Cahill and Martin Clancy of Daft.ie at the launch of the Scamwatch  initiative for people seeking rented accommodation. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins.

Irish and international students are being advised to take extra care when searching for accommodation in the coming weeks to avoid being scammed and (...)

Activists who occupied a property on Summerhill Parade in Dublin have held several demonstrations outside the property, attended by large groups of supporters. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Shortly after 7pm on Tuesday, August 7th, a group of housing activists broke into and occupied a property on Summerhill Parade, in north inner-city Du(...)

Housing sector faces serious challenges in terms of minimum standards, says department. Photograph: Frank Miller

A significant number of rented homes inspected by local authorities last year will not comply with new regulations setting minimum health and safety s(...)

An inquiry found the Leeside Apartments complex in Cork has  widespread fire safety deficiencies

An apartment complex in Cork city, which all tenants have been told to quit, has widespread fire safety deficiencies, an inquiry has concluded. The R(...)

Less than one-third of households in the private-rented sector are there by choice, a survey published on Monday finds. The “tenant sentiment survey(...)

Photograph: Getty

There is “deep concern” about the fate of 4,000 tenants in investment properties being sold as part of a multibillion euro sale of non-performing mort(...)

A one-day census conducted by Cope in November recorded 187 homeless households in Galway, comprising 114 families, including 165 children, in emergency accommodation.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

For nigh on four winters, one man has slept under the stars, exposed to all the elements on Galway city’s coastal rim. Living on the edge in every se(...)

One parent said: “Being homeless was so overwhelming. I never felt safe. I never slept a full night. I never felt the kids were safe. I was a nervous wreck at the end of it all.”  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Local authorities must stop telling homeless families to find their own emergency accommodation, a new report on the housing crisis recommends. Commi(...)

Dublin, 1968: the 10-child Murphy family, whom the corporation moved into a slum on Benburb Street after Mrs Murphy fell behind on her rent.  Photograph: Mirrorpix via Getty

The history of slum landlordism in Ireland over the past century suggests current offenders have little to fear from politicians making threats. Exact(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »