64 Laois households to remain in their homes through Mortgage to Rent Scheme

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD has welcomed the fact that there have been 64 Mortgage to Rent (MTR) applications approved in Laois since the scheme’s commencement with a further 15 applications currently active. The Minister urged anybody who is at risk of losing their home in Laois to consider […]

David Hall, ICare Housing, welcomes mortgage-to-rent scheme changes

David Hall, CEO, ICare Housing and Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation: “Today’s announcement from Minister Coveney on the changes to the mortgage to rent criteria is very welcome. There are 35,000 families in mortgage arrears of greater than two years and many can’t afford their mortgage and face repossession. Given the current housing crisis, it is […]

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 […]