David Hall, director and co-founder of the Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation.  Photograph: Collins Courts

David Hall, the mortgage debtor advocate, expects 20,000 homes to be repossessed by banks or so-called vulture funds over the next six years. “I thi(...)

Murphy said more houses are required so people can ‘rent with sustainability’. Or, to put it another way, not be made homeless. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Say what you like about the Government, there’s no doubting its sincerity about the right to choose. The Eighth amendment may have been repealed, but (...)

Ulster Bank is selling €900 million worth of mortgages relating to borrowers who are up to five years behind with their loan repayments.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

More than 3,000 home owners, who owe Ulster Bank €900 million, face the prospect of their mortgages being sold to a vulture fund. The bank signalled (...)

Flac chief executive Eilis Barry: Legal protections needed to be enhanced for borrowers whose loans had already been sold, she said

People could suffer homelessness and extreme poverty without new rules to block the sale of mortgages to so-called vulture funds, the Free Legal Advic(...)

Dealing with a non-performing mortgage on a family home  is a daily reality for 64,510 borrowers, according to   the Central Bank. Photograph: Sean Gladwell/Getty

The first five years of Mary’s mortgage were uneventful. She bought her house with her partner in 2010, in the teeth of the recession. Despite the eco(...)

 John Moran, former secretary general of the  Department of Finance, is involved in the talks between Arrow Global and AIB. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

International debt investor Arrow Global has begun talks with Irish banks about financing investments in non-performing Irish mortgages, The Irish Tim(...)

Repairs being carried out at the KBC building on Sandwith Street after it was attacked on Thursday. Photograph: Collins.

The chief executive of KBC bank should conduct a security audit at bank branches across the country to ensure the safety, welfare and protection of st(...)

The Project Scariff sale is expected to be the last big portfolio sale undertaken by Ulster Bank, which has been restructuring its Irish assets for almost a decade.

Opposition politicians and consumer advocates have criticised Ulster Bank for agreeing to sell a €1.4 billion portfolio of distressed Irish home loans(...)

Permanent TSB chief executive Jeremy Masding said existing regulations would continue to protect homeowners after the loans were sold. Photograph: Alan Betson

Permanent TSB will receive €1.3 billion in cash from Start Mortgages for a batch of bad home loans that had a face value of €2.1 billion. News of the(...)

One of the main reasons so few of 2,096 homes offered by banks for social housing have become homes to those on housing waiting lists is the length of time the process takes

The Government’s Housing Agency expects to buy “about 500” vacant homes from Permanent TSB for social housing. These will be the first dwellings off(...)

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