Tenants still facing large increases despite rent caps

According to a recent report Some tenants living in rent pressure zones are still facing increases of greater than the permitted 4pc. New research to be released today will give the first major insight into how laws limiting rent hikes are affecting the market. It is understood the study by the Economic Social and Research […]

New mortgage-to-rent scheme launched in bid to stop distressed mortgage holders being taken over by vulture funds

A recent report states a NEW mortgage-to-rent scheme has been launched with the aim of buying up homes of distressed mortgage holders to stop them being taken over by vulture funds. It describes itself as a not-for-profit company offering an alternative to the sale of banks’ distressed mortgage books to vulture funds, and is set […]

Mortgage-to-rent rise needed to help those in debt – McVerry

Homelessness campaigner Fr Peter McVerry has called on the Government to raise the income limits on the State’s mortgage-to-rent scheme to include most unsustainable mortgage debt. His call comes as the Government announced a significant increase in the new upper valuation level to €395,000 for houses eligible for the scheme, which comes into effect immediately. […]