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#Arrears

# arrears - Monday 4 November, 2013

Poll: Should people who give up their mortgages be allowed on housing lists? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people who give up their mortgages be allowed on housing lists?

Anyone who goes through the mortgage arrears process but still ends up surrendering their home will be able to join the local authority housing waiting list. Good idea? Bad idea?

# arrears - Thursday 24 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# arrears - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Number of homeowners in mortgage arrears quadrupled since 2009

Figures from the Central Bank of Ireland reveals that outstanding mortgage arrears increased in the second quarter of this year.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# arrears - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Anti-eviction activists vow to protect Kanturk family home

The group of about 100 people stopped the O’Sullivan family from being evicted from their Cork house yesterday.

# arrears - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Priory Hall residents: 'If talks are to take place we want to be a part of them'

Priory Hall residents say they have been unofficially approached about talks that are due to take place.

# arrears - Friday 6 September, 2013

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day

# arrears - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Permanent TSB has offered 3,500 split mortgages, has taken legal cases against 1,600

Bank chiefs have told the Oireachtas Finance Committee that it has assisted 800 people to sell homes that they were struggling to pay for.

# arrears - Sunday 1 September, 2013

PICS: 250 locals take back Kildare stud farm from receivers and lock them out Kennycourt Stud Farm This post contains images

PICS: 250 locals take back Kildare stud farm from receivers and lock them out

The farm, owned by Eugene McDermott, was to be sold by IBRC following an outstanding loan of €814,000.

# arrears - Thursday 29 August, 2013

TDs and Senators coming back next week to grill bankers over mortgage arrears

TDs and Senators on the Oireachtas Finance Committee will grill the heads of the main Irish banks next week.

PICS: Locals lock themselves inside Kildare farm to prevent repossession Kennycourt Stud Farm This post contains images

PICS: Locals lock themselves inside Kildare farm to prevent repossession

The locals padlocked themselves inside Kennycourt Stud Farm in Brannockstown to prevent 10 gardaí and six security guards from entering the site.

# arrears - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Column: There's no shame in bankruptcy – it is now a viable and positive option

This autumn will see a new personal insolvency system coming into effect that will put mortgage holders in arrears in a far stronger bargaining position with the banks, writes Ross Maguire SC.

# arrears - Friday 23 August, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# arrears - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Michael Lowry, mortgages and mayors: The week in numbers

Plus: how many times has the Council of State met since 1940?

# arrears - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Permanent TSB tells customer in arrears of €200 to sell her house

The woman’s case was reviewed recently as she has been on an interest-only payment plan for around three years.

# arrears - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Borrowers may be able to leave tracker mortgage when rates increase

The new Code of Conduct for Mortgage Arrears will allow borrowers to move to a variable rate instead of repossession.

# arrears - Friday 21 June, 2013

95,000 Irish homes are in mortgage arrears over 90 days

Homeowners who are three months or more behind on their payments owe financial institutions €1.8 billion.

This graph shows how bad the mortgage arrears crisis is

The amount of money owed to financial institutions has risen 275 per cent in 42 months.

# arrears - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Column: Tenants shouldn't pay the price for landlords struggling with mortgage repayments

There’s a crisis in the buy-to-let sector due to landlords falling into mortgage arrears and innocent tenants are getting caught in the chaos. Receivers have to realise people renting properties are not commodities, writes Bod Jordan.

# arrears - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day.

# arrears - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

IMF: European help, progress on mortgages crucial to exit from bailout

The IMF’s latest quarterly review of Ireland’s progress says progress on dealing with mortgage arrears is a make-or-break.

# arrears - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Government outlines plan to tackle mortgage arrears

Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, said that targets will be set for banks with regard to these mortgages, which will be monitored.

# arrears - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

'Under-collection error' means 1,300 Ulster Bank customers face €41m bill

Mortgage customers at the bank were under-charged in recent years resulting in the shortfall that will now need to be repaid by these customers. The bank has apologised.

# arrears - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Shatter said Troika deal will not increase repossessions

The Minister for Justice said the right for banks to repossess a home when a person defaults already exists in mortgage contracts.

# arrears - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Government agrees to close loophole preventing banks repossessing homes

The agreement was made in a memorandum sent by Finance Minister Michael Noonan to the Troika.

# arrears - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Free advice to be given to distressed mortgage holders

A panel of 1,000 accountants – paid for by the banks – will become available to mortgage holders from the middle of this month.

# arrears - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

"No surprise" as PTSB reveals €566 million loss for half year

The figures highlight the challenge ahead, according to new CEO Jeremy Masding.

# arrears - Thursday 23 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Mortgage arrears in Ireland rise to highest level yet

New figures from the Central Bank illustrate the deepening mortgage crisis in Ireland with almost 130,000 in arrears.

# arrears - Friday 10 August, 2012

Bank of Ireland reports half-year loss of €1.25 billion

Bank CEO says H1 2012 has been a difficult environment to operate in, given ongoing eurozone difficulties and challenges to the Irish economy.

# arrears - Friday 8 June, 2012

Lenders following arrears guidelines from Keane Report, says Central Bank

The Central Bank says commercial banks are bringing forward new proposals to assist people in mortgage difficulty.

# arrears - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Foreign aid, college fees and pregnancies: the week in statistics

How much will the US’s aid cuts to Pakistan really matter? And just how many priests have been connected with abuse allegations?

# arrears - Friday 25 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

# arrears - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Central Bank clarifies rules on contacting borrowers in arrears

The Central Bank has outlined the appropriate rules of engagement for lenders dealing with mortgage customers who have fallen into arrears.

# arrears - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Central Bank to survey 2,000 mortgage holders

The Central Bank wants a “greater understanding” of the financial status of homeowners.

# arrears - Thursday 19 April, 2012

VIDEO: Dublin Sheriff's office occupied in protest at Killiney eviction

The protesters are demonstrating against the eviction of Brendan and Asta Kelly from their home in Killiney yesterday.

Bank of Ireland introduces new mortgage options

The bank has launched two new options – Trade Up Negative Equity and Trade Down Negative Equity – that will allow greater numbers of customers in negative equity to move home.

Listen: 'The bailiffs are here trying to break in the door of my house right now'

Brendan Kelly spoke to Spin 1038 in the minutes before bailiffs forced him and his wife from their Killiney home.

# arrears - Monday 2 April, 2012

Permanent TSB reports losses of €424million

The bank warned of a “significant deterioration” in the number of borrowers in arrears.

# arrears - Friday 2 March, 2012

There is 'no silver bullet' to address mortgage arrears, says financial regulator

Matthew Elderfield says Ireland’s mortgage arrears problem is going to get worse before it gets better.