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# Vulture funds

This year
Minister will amend law to close vulture fund legal loophole impacting mortgage-holders
Central Bank confirms vulture fund legal loophole means thousands can't turn to ombudsman for help
Vulture funds now own more student accommodation in Dublin than DCU, UCD and Trinity combined
Motion to increase tax on bulk buying of homes for private rental to be opposed by Govt
Last year
Finance Minister: We need to see ‘significant increase’ in switching from vulture funds to banks
McGrath working on 'very targeted' measures to help mortgage holders with sky high interest rates
McGrath tells banks and vulture funds to outline supports for mortgage holders trapped with high interest rates
'I wonder have I failed my family': Readers describe their struggles with mortgage repayments
Sinn Féin say mortgage interest relief for homeowners ‘can’t wait until Budget’
Analysis: Government and the Central Bank can take steps to free the 60,000 mortgage prisoners
Mark Coan
All time
Almost 40,000 people sign petition demanding government takes more action against vulture funds
Opinion: I've returned to Ireland, I'm an entrepeneur on a good living - I can't afford a home
Eoin Hayes
'I'm not sure TDs were fully informed': High Court Master highlights issues with Covid legislation on vulture funds
Quiz: How much do you know about cuckoos and vultures?
Donohoe says government's new housing measures will act as 'strong deterrent' to cuckoo funds
Opinion: 'The consequences of turning a deaf ear to voters on housing are political dynamite'
Orla Hegarty & Dr Lorcan Sirr
Vulture funds are 'preying on the misery and distress' of farmers
So-called vulture funds and non-bank lenders to allow three-month mortgage break over Covid-19 outbreak
Ulster Bank sells off nearly 4,000 of its customers in massive family home loan book sale
Taoiseach asks for details about letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days
Taoiseach says he didn’t realise his mortgage could be sold on by his bank when he took it out in 2003
Concerns over letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days
'Cuckoo funds' shutting out first-time buyers and operating tax-free need urgent review, says FF
Finance Minister says he wouldn't mind if his mortgage was held by a vulture fund
'The banks are dictating what happens': TDs say government relying on 'constitution' card to block vulture funds Bill
Central Bank to scrap code of conduct for banks on the transfer of mortgages as it's 'not relevant'
UN says Ireland applies 'preferential tax laws' to vultures funds and it 'cannot continue'
High Court Master says case could be taken against Ireland over special tax treatment given to vulture funds
Taoiseach told that 'banks are as aggressive and as arrogant as the time of the crash'
Bill which aims to force banks to ask for permission before selling mortgages to vulture funds passes in the Dáil
Opinion: Sound the alarm - a proposed EU directive on bad loans will give vulture funds a free rein
Matt Carthy
'It's your job to call the vulture funds out': High Court Master pens letter to Micheál Martin
Almost 7,000 loans in arrears held by 'unregulated loan owners'
Taoiseach vows to close loophole that allows €1.3bn mortgage 'vehicle' not to pay tax
Central Bank to track a 'critical mass' of restructured mortgages that are due to come up for review
343 homes repossessed over mortgage arrears during second quarter of 2018
Finance Minister says it's up to PTSB if it wants to appear before the finance committee over loan sale
Mortgage-holders caught up in PTSB loan sale to be invited to tell of the turmoil it has caused
'Mary' is recovering from cancer and her mortgage - in €29k arrears - has been sold to a vulture fund
'We own some of the banks, but we don't run the banks': Minister says government can't stop vulture fund sales