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Concerns over letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days
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Concerns over letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days

Apr 13th 2019, 8:30 AM 115,357 Views 110 Comments

The Central Bank is aware that a regulated entity has written to a number of buy-to-let borrowers in arrears.

'I can sleep at night now': iCare buys 19 homes to save families from eviction
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'I can sleep at night now': iCare buys 19 homes to save families from eviction

Jan 17th 2019, 2:15 PM 27,466 Views 39 Comments

The housing body has also made 571 further deals to buy distressed mortgages and many of these will move forward this year.

Almost 7,000 loans in arrears held by 'unregulated loan owners'
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# Vulture Funds

Almost 7,000 loans in arrears held by 'unregulated loan owners'

Dec 20th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,351 Views 77 Comments

Unregulated loan owners hold 17% of all mortgages in arrears over 720 days.

No vulture fund or bank has ever been sanctioned for breaching the code of conduct
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# Great Irish Sell Off

No vulture fund or bank has ever been sanctioned for breaching the code of conduct

Nov 24th 2018, 8:00 AM 12,295 Views 30 Comments

The Central Bank said no sanctions have been put in place since the Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears commencement in 2009.

Central Bank to track a 'critical mass' of restructured mortgages that are due to come up for review
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# Mortgage Arrears

Central Bank to track a 'critical mass' of restructured mortgages that are due to come up for review

Nov 13th 2018, 10:16 PM 14,125 Views 28 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said there will be no change to the code of conduct, as it is working effectively.

Ulster Bank sold mortgages to vulture fund despite offer to buy loans for mortgage to rent
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# Arrears

Ulster Bank sold mortgages to vulture fund despite offer to buy loans for mortgage to rent

Aug 31st 2018, 12:05 AM 24,062 Views 38 Comments

The vulture fund that bought the loans has confirmed it is not currently putting forward cases for this scheme.

'Where's Paschal?': Calls for political leadership as PTSB mortgage sale to vulture fund to proceed
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# Sell Off

'Where's Paschal?': Calls for political leadership as PTSB mortgage sale to vulture fund to proceed

Aug 8th 2018, 6:34 PM 19,350 Views 69 Comments

The bank has confirmed that performing loans and customers who have engaged will also be sold off.

PTSB sells thousands of home loan mortgages to vulture fund
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# Sell Off

PTSB sells thousands of home loan mortgages to vulture fund

Jul 31st 2018, 8:10 PM 39,583 Views 136 Comments

A total of 7,400 are owner-occupier mortgages, while 3,300 are buy-to-let properties.

'Bizarre carry-on': Criticism of consumer expert who said tracker victims should have faced tougher questioning
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# Mortgage Scandal

'Bizarre carry-on': Criticism of consumer expert who said tracker victims should have faced tougher questioning

May 20th 2018, 10:30 AM 23,869 Views 32 Comments

Brendan Burgess said people’s lives may have been destroyed, but that may not have been because of the overcharging.

'This is a human crisis': David Hall believes 17,000 families will have homes repossessed
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# Mortgage Arrears

'This is a human crisis': David Hall believes 17,000 families will have homes repossessed

May 17th 2018, 12:53 PM 14,661 Views 34 Comments

Hall told the Finance Committee that a narrative has been fostered that people in long-term arrears are “messers”.

Mother-of-two 'refusing food' after being jailed for contempt of court
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# Repossession

Mother-of-two 'refusing food' after being jailed for contempt of court

May 10th 2018, 6:05 AM 40,145 Views 0 Comments

Independent TD Mattie McGrath raised her case in the Dáil, telling the Minister for Justice that she had refused to surrender her house to receivers.

'They're refusing to engage': Banks reject almost half of personal insolvency proposals
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# Mortgage Distress

'They're refusing to engage': Banks reject almost half of personal insolvency proposals

Oct 25th 2017, 1:30 PM 14,482 Views 53 Comments

The head of the insolvency service said banks are challenging proposals “on as many fronts as possible”.

A new scheme will allow mortgage holders in long-term arrears to stay in their homes
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# Mortgage To Rent

A new scheme will allow mortgage holders in long-term arrears to stay in their homes

Sep 27th 2017, 1:44 PM 19,272 Views 92 Comments

Under the scheme, a mortgage holder will surrender their property and rent it back.

David Hall says charity regulation was set up in 'a half-assed manner'
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# Console

David Hall says charity regulation was set up in 'a half-assed manner'

Jul 23rd 2016, 6:32 PM 14,095 Views 0 Comments

The former interim CEO of Console thinks the regulator needs more powers.

Console staff to be made redundant as Pieta House takes over services
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# Console

Console staff to be made redundant as Pieta House takes over services

Jul 14th 2016, 5:25 PM 23,867 Views 0 Comments

All charity services will be transferred with immediate effect.

Lock broken and files in storage unit rented by Paul Kelly removed
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# Court Order

Lock broken and files in storage unit rented by Paul Kelly removed

Jul 4th 2016, 8:43 PM 33,747 Views 49 Comments

David Hall was granted permission to enter the unit by Mr. Justice Paul Gilligan this afternoon.

Interim CEO takes possession of Console assets
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# Cars And Computers

Interim CEO takes possession of Console assets

Jul 2nd 2016, 6:48 PM 23,913 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Mary Lou McDonald is not happy with James Reilly’s statement about the charity.

Many people in mortgage arrears are contemplating suicide
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# Wake Up Call

Many people in mortgage arrears are contemplating suicide

Mar 20th 2016, 3:47 PM 20,875 Views 74 Comments

A new survey explores the impact debt has on people’s mental health.

'She was inspirational" - a Kerry woman whose life assurance lapsed over arrears of €244 has died
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# RIP

'She was inspirational" - a Kerry woman whose life assurance lapsed over arrears of €244 has died

Jul 14th 2015, 5:23 PM 48,413 Views 21 Comments

Jackie Crowe came to national notice last year in a TV3 documentary ‘Jackie’s Story: My Life, My Legacy’.

A bank tried to evict a hospitalised mother and her daughter this week
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# Have A Heart

A bank tried to evict a hospitalised mother and her daughter this week

Jun 28th 2015, 7:45 AM 50,614 Views 0 Comments

Kate Scully Owens was seriously injured in a car accident two weeks ago.

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

Apr 27th 2015, 8:40 AM 11,429 Views 46 Comments

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

It's costing banks €100,000 a go to reject insolvency applications...
# Fuzzy Logic
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# Fuzzy Logic

It's costing banks €100,000 a go to reject insolvency applications...

Apr 14th 2015, 5:41 PM 10,927 Views 15 Comments

Are lenders cutting off their nose to spite their face?

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

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

Apr 8th 2015, 12:02 PM 20,143 Views 56 Comments

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.

'The banks weren't showing compassion, they were waiting for an increase in property prices'
# Repossessions
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# Repossessions

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

Mar 9th 2015, 9:11 AM 15,395 Views 97 Comments

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

David Hall: What New Beginning is doing has been an abysmal failure before From TheJournal.ie

David Hall: What New Beginning is doing has been an abysmal failure before

Dec 1st 2014, 10:18 AM 15,300 Views 47 Comments

The mortgage debt advocate has slammed the planned mortgage-to-rent scheme.

Is this the latest headache for Ireland's insolvent classes?
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# Broke

Is this the latest headache for Ireland's insolvent classes?

Aug 8th 2014, 12:49 PM 11,718 Views 7 Comments

A recently discovered flaw in insolvency law won’t be fixed until September.

'Pathetic' Insolvency Service 'not fit for purpose' - IMHO
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# Debt Deals

'Pathetic' Insolvency Service 'not fit for purpose' - IMHO

Jul 15th 2014, 10:11 AM 5,624 Views 27 Comments

The ISI has defended the low level of debt deals, but is under attack over the pace of its work.

'The entire system is rubbish': Just 40 houses bought through mortgage-to-rent scheme
# Arrears
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# Arrears

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

Jun 28th 2014, 7:45 AM 11,790 Views 11 Comments

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.

'Again consumers lose out and the banks win' - PTSB to sell mortgage loan books
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# Subprime Mortgages

'Again consumers lose out and the banks win' - PTSB to sell mortgage loan books

Jun 24th 2014, 6:56 PM 16,566 Views 70 Comments

David Hall has criticised the decision of the bank and its sub-prime unit for its decision to sell the two loan books of impaired mortgages.

Stop paying your mortgage. Don't leave your home - new advice from the IMHO
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# Hardball

Stop paying your mortgage. Don't leave your home - new advice from the IMHO

Jun 17th 2014, 5:45 AM 32,787 Views 174 Comments

The IMHO is playing hardball, and will today launch a controversial ‘no surrender’ policy on debt solutions.

One arrested as angry protesters confront Taoiseach at elderly-care centre
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# Water Protests

One arrested as angry protesters confront Taoiseach at elderly-care centre

Jun 12th 2014, 4:45 PM 16,225 Views 133 Comments

Demonstrators have been accused of “thuggish” behaviour for staging their action while elderly patients were nearby.

Confirmed: The Socialist Party takes a second Dáil seat in Dublin West
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# THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL

Confirmed: The Socialist Party takes a second Dáil seat in Dublin West

May 25th 2014, 2:35 AM 70,721 Views 201 Comments

Ruth Coppinger joins Joe Higgins in the Dáil as the strong left vote in Dublin West paid dividends for the Socialists.

Is Dublin West candidate David Hall going for the bald vote?
# David Hall
# David Hall

Is Dublin West candidate David Hall going for the bald vote?

May 20th 2014, 10:37 AM 2,578 Views 0 Comments

A clever marketing ploy?

Poll: Do we need another political party?
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# Your Say

Poll: Do we need another political party?

May 18th 2014, 8:55 AM 14,315 Views 169 Comments

Discussions on a new grouping could already be under way, according to this morning’s papers.

David Hall says blackmail scandal won't put him off Dáil bid
# Dublin West
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# Dublin West

David Hall says blackmail scandal won't put him off Dáil bid

May 11th 2014, 7:55 PM 31,442 Views 100 Comments

David Hall, best known as a mortgage debt campaigner, says he was asked for €10,000 for a video which appears to show him making race-based remarks.

David Hall insists he's finished with Fianna Fáil as he launches by-election bid
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# Dublin West

David Hall insists he's finished with Fianna Fáil as he launches by-election bid

May 2nd 2014, 1:49 PM 11,690 Views 29 Comments

Hall, a former member of Fianna Fáil, launched his bid for the Dáil seat in Dublin West in the capital today.

Mortgage campaigner David Hall is going to run in the Dublin West by-election
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Mortgage campaigner David Hall is going to run in the Dublin West by-election

Apr 25th 2014, 9:57 AM 7,604 Views 44 Comments

The prominent mortgage arrears campaigner confirmed early this morning that he will run in the 23 May by-election.

David Hall is "75% in favour" of a Dublin West by-election run
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# Hall And Votes

David Hall is "75% in favour" of a Dublin West by-election run

Mar 25th 2014, 12:13 PM 5,089 Views 27 Comments

Hall says that he feels an independent voice should fill the seat vacated by Patrick Nulty.

News of 100 mortgage write-downs shows crisis 'akin to Russian roulette'
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# Arrears

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

Mar 19th 2014, 6:58 PM 14,415 Views 64 Comments

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

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

Feb 3rd 2014, 7:27 AM 8,784 Views 29 Comments

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

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