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Report has sought  increase in funding for the DHRE Street Outreach programme and for the Peter McVerry Trust’s Housing First programme. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A further moritorium on evictions and the creation of a youth homelessness strategy are among five key recommendations in a “wish list” report given t(...)

The chairwoman of Threshold says the profile of renters in Ireland is changing. Photograph: iStock

Housing charity Threshold has said it intervened in more than 100 attempted illegal evictions of tenants during the coronavirus pandemic, despite a le(...)

Aideen Hayden, chair  of Threshold said findings of its  tenant sentiment survey were  ‘grim’. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Department of Housing has “serious questions to answer” about whose interests it is serving, while co-living developments may be the slums of the (...)

The existing moratorium on evictions and rent increases has been extended for a brief period of time.

Measures to prevent vulnerable households from being pushed into homelessness are required before a ban on evictions and rent increases is lifted, the(...)

Property owners have reacted angrily to a planned extension by Government of a ban on rent increases and evictions

Property owners have reacted angrily to a planned extension by Government of a ban on rent increases and evictions. Minister for Housing Darragh O’Br(...)

Threshold said it is important that tenants knows there is a national service to negotiate on their behalf.

A group of Brazilian students living in a Dublin house-share have been told they must vacate their home this weekend despite the Government’s extensio(...)

No tenant should accept this treatment from any landlord. Photograph: iStock

Our landlord is a very greedy person. We have been renting his house for two years. We sleep on old mattresses, only on springs. We do not have a refr(...)

Some school principals have expressed concern that a significant cohort of students who have disconnected from school may not register in time for the deadline.

The deadline for Leaving Cert students to register for calculated grades has been extended until noon on Friday, the Minister for Education has confir(...)

About 50,000 of the 61,000 exam candidates had registered with the Department of Education’s online portal by lunchtime on Wednesday. Photograph: Eric Luke

About 10,000 Leaving Cert students have yet to apply to receive calculated grades ahead of the deadline which expires at 10pm on Thursday night. Stud(...)

“The risk of homelessness becomes real once the emergency period ends.” Photograph: Reuters

Housing charity Threshold has warned of a “swell” in tenants facing eviction notices after the coronavirus crisis on the back of mounting rent arrears(...)

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