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#Arrears

# arrears - Friday 8 September, 2017

Farmer sues receiver and 'vulture fund' who have threatened to sell his stock

He fears such action would destroy his business, the High Court has heard.

# arrears - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Man with intellectual disabilities loses control of income after spending money on dating sites

The man’s food and rent bills have fallen into arrears by almost €2,000.

# arrears - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

'Deal with your debt problems': The number of people seeking insolvency is on the rise

€588 million worth of insolvency applications were made between April and June this year.

# arrears - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Women being 'forced into homelessness' as former partners refuse to sign arrears deals

Sinn Féin’s Peadar Tóibin raised a number of examples that he said fall outside the remit of processes the government put in place to protect people.

# arrears - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Warning for borrowers in arrears: Don't let fear get in the way of saving your home

Experts say anxiety and a lack of information provided to people struggling with debt can lead them to making decisions that will worsen their situation.

# arrears - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Over 4,000 borrowers flock to voucher scheme in bid to save their homes

Figures released to TheJournal.ie demonstrate the “massive” scale of the mortgage arrears problem, according to one expert.

# arrears - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Nearly 80,000 families in mortgage arrears but figure is declining

Sinn Féin has called on the Government to release a Central Bank report on how to handle arrears.

"We're very worried" - Resident feels he's being forced out of home by 28% rent increase

Residents of Cruise Park in Tyrrelstown feel they are not being treated fairly by their landlord.

# arrears - Friday 2 December, 2016

Twink told a newspaper her debt-ridden home was for sale, but barristers couldn't find it listed

The bank claims it it is owed about €250,000.

# arrears - Monday 10 October, 2016

Irish Water has put out a tender for a debt collection agency

The utility told TheJournal.ie it was a “precautionary measure”, but said domestic customers remain liable for outstanding bills.

# arrears - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

New twist in Twink home repossession case

Adele King and her former partner, David Agnew, are facing a bid to repossess the house they once shared.

# arrears - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Greece will accept the troika's bailout terms... but says it hasn't capitulated

Germany is still demanding the country go through with its planned referendum.

# arrears - Monday 27 April, 2015

From Business ETC There’s some ‘good news’ for Ulster Bank mortgage holders in arrears Debt

There’s some ‘good news’ for Ulster Bank mortgage holders in arrears

Those who qualify for social housing can sell their homes and not be pursued for the outstanding debt.

# arrears - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

'We'll cut them again in a month or two' - AIB chief on mortgage rates

David Duffy was in front of the Oireachtas Finance Committee today, although it didn’t seem like too much of an ordeal for him…

# arrears - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Can't pay your mortgage? Your council should do it for you...

Whatever action the government takes on Ireland’s housing debt crisis will be the ‘biggest political decision since Irish Water’ according to a householders’ group.

# arrears - Monday 9 March, 2015

From Business ETC ‘The banks weren’t showing compassion, they were waiting for an increase in property prices’ Repossessions

‘The banks weren’t showing compassion, they were waiting for an increase in property prices’

It has been predicted that the number of home repossessions will grow significantly.

# arrears - Monday 16 February, 2015

# arrears - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Tayto crisps, Mary Lou McDonald, and U2: The week in numbers

Plus: How many homeowners are more than two years behind with their mortgage repayments?

# arrears - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Almost 400 AIB repossessions stopped in last year

The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation said the scheme these agreements were made through will be expanded to run another 12 months, due to its success in the last year.

# arrears - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland has a €12.5 billion problem mortgage mountain to climb Debt Problem

Ireland has a €12.5 billion problem mortgage mountain to climb

The headline number of arrears has fallen, but ultra long term problem loans continue to climb.

# arrears - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Long-term arrears would take 33 years to clear at current rate

Progress in solving mortgage arrears is slow, with industry experts criticising the solutions deployed.

# arrears - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

We could be repaying our mortgages into retirement - the verdict on the arrears crisis

The Finance Committee’s report on mortgage arrears is in – here’s what they say.

# arrears - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Finance Committee tells Central Bank: legal letters to crisis mortgages aren’t ‘sustainable’

A draft copy of the committee’s report on mortgage arrears seen by TheJournal.ie contains strong words for the Central Bank.

# arrears - Saturday 28 June, 2014

‘The entire system is rubbish’: Just 40 houses bought through mortgage-to-rent scheme

David Hall, Director of the Irish Mortgage Holders’ Organisation, said it is “sickening” that it’s cheaper for banks to repossess a house than it is to participate in the scheme.

# arrears - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Buy-to-let mortgages have been "left to fester"

At the current rate, it will take 44 years to clear the buy-to-let arrears backlog.

# arrears - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

PTSB has reduced problem mortgages to one-tenth of peak levels

The bank has urged struggling customers to get in touch, with the prospect of legal action also on the table.

# arrears - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Updated: Terminal cancer patient has arrangement in place with AIB over mortgage arrears

Senator Deirdre Clune is calling for the Central Bank to keep track of the number of people falling into arrears on mortgage-related insurance.

# arrears - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

The government has sold thousands of mortgage owners 'down the river' - Donnelly

Independent TD Stephen Donnelly accused the government of failing to take the welfare of “tens of thousands of men, women and children” into account when selling mortgage loans to US hedge funds.

# arrears - Friday 4 April, 2014

Eircom error will leave 30,000 paying big bills

Eircom says it failed to process direct debits.

# arrears - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

They're back: Bank executives to face TDs on mortgage restructuring

The last time bank executives provided updates to the Finance Committee they were criticised for not being direct enough.

# arrears - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Losses down but still no profitability at Permanent TSB

The bank says the next step is to exit state ownership.

# arrears - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From Business ETC News of 100 mortgage write-downs shows crisis ‘akin to Russian roulette’ Arrears

News of 100 mortgage write-downs shows crisis ‘akin to Russian roulette’

“One bank’s sustainable solution could be another bank’s unsustainable mortgage leading to repossession proceedings,” Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath said today.

# arrears - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Concern that banks are only tackling "easy" mortgage arrears cases

The new figures show that 168 properties were taken into possession by lenders in the last quarter of 2013.

# arrears - Monday 24 February, 2014

No decision made on who will collect commercial water charges under Irish Water

In 2013, water charges that went uncollected amounted to €16,502,532 in Dublin alone.

# arrears - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

€20m fund to assist distressed local authority mortgage holders

The new fund will move people onto the mortgage to rent scheme for those who have unsustainable mortgages.

# arrears - Monday 3 February, 2014

Over 120 AIB mortgage holders get long term solution under new initiative

The partnership deal between AIB and the IMHO has been hailed a success by the two groups.

# arrears - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Dublin council blames tenants for drop in rent collection

Dublin City Council now has arrears of over €20 million as a result of residents not paying rent, and says there is a “culture of under-declaration of income”.

# arrears - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Report on repossessions wants changes, but no legislative reform

An expert group on repossessions found that case management standards of different lenders varies greatly, “with some operating at sub-optimal level”.

# arrears - Sunday 15 December, 2013

David Hall: Only bankers would benefit from my winning a seat in Europe

The mortgage arrears campaigner said he doesn’t think he could make any difference even if he won a seat in Europe.

# arrears - Monday 9 December, 2013

Local authorities issue 99 mortgage approvals this year

If you have been turned down for a bank loan you can apply for a loan from your local authority.

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