No protection for mortgage holders under proposed legislation, says Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation

The Home Repossession Bill disguised as the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill (LCLR Bill) 2013 will begin its passage before the Oireachtas.  Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill 2013 (Draft) Based on our experience with helping struggling homeowners during the current crisis, The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation makes the following suggestions for changes to this very important piece of […]

Anti-Eviction Taskforce condemns proposed changes to Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears

The Anti-Eviction Taskforce strongly condemns the proposed changes to the Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears. This code offered limited protections to mortgage holders in distress, the proposed changes will mean it will be much harder for a mortgage holder to be considered co-operating and therefor will lose the protection of MARP which provides for […]

AET delivers mandate to bring a motion before the Dáil to ban evictions in Ireland

Dear Sir/Madam , The Anti Eviction Taskforce (AET) would like to inform you that we have written to all Government Ministers across all political parties on behalf of all distressed mortgage holders in Ireland today, delivering a mandate to bring a motion before the Dáil to ban eviction in Ireland. This letter will arrive on […]

The AET condemns the government enabling eviction

The Anti Eviction Taskforce strongly condemns the intentions of the Irish Government in seeking to change the 2011 Judgment on the Land and Conveyance Law Reform Act 2009. This Judgment currently makes it difficult for banks to gain repossession orders and has been one of the few protections available to distressed mortgage holders. Its existence is a […]

No repossessions Write down mortgages to current value – Collins

Joan Collins TD today slammed the Fine Gael-Labour-Troika plan to give more power to the banks to repossess family homes. Calling for a mortgage write-down, Joan Collins said: “This new threat of repossession will make christmas a miserable time for many families. The Troika have been pushing the banks to get heavy with people who […]

Mortgage To Rent Scheme Provides Certainty And Security For Low Income Families Most Affected By Economic Turmoil

The Government is determined to provide certainty and security for families who face the imminent prospect of repossession of their family home according to Minister for Housing and Planning, Jan O’Sullivan, TD.   Minister O’Sullivan was speaking today (28 June, 2012) at the launch of the ‘mortgage to rent’ scheme.  The scheme is specifically targeted […]

Mortgage to Rent Scheme will assist home owners facing repossession, says Housing Federation

Mr Donal McManus, Executive Director of the Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) today stated ‘The ICSH welcome the announcement regarding the Mortgage to Rent scheme which will assist those who are in serious mortgage distress facing repossession to stay in their family homes’. However, Mr McManus added, ‘there must be a sound financial basis […]

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