570 Offaly families in arrears need Government scheme – Fr McVerry

Housing and homeless campaigner Fr Peter McVerry has called for the Government’s mortgage to rent scheme to be made mandatory for banks when dealing with families in unsustainable debt. Over 570 family home loans are in arrears for two years or more in County Offaly, while 66 mortgage to rent cases have either been completed […]

New Beginning welcomes Government Scheme to assist people facing repossession

New Beginning welcomes the government’s initiative to create ‘centres of excellence’ in 16 courthouses throughout the country. The scheme will mean that there will be mentors present in Court to assist people who are facing repossession. Distressed borrowers can then have access to proper and independent advice which is an excellent thing. New Beginning has […]