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Tenant Rights

In Association with:
The National Housing Organisation
www.threshold.ie
  • Landlord on foreclosure, bank not willing to return a deposit after moving out in Tenant Rights

    Hi, we were renting an apartment for half year, when we got a letter from the bank that they are taking over the property and appointing the agency to look after it from now on. We paid couple of months rent to the new agen...

  • Withholding deposit: responsibility with landlord or agency? in Tenant Rights

    Myself and two friends vacated our rented apartment 4 weeks ago. The apartment was let by a well known letting agency. The agency dealt with collecting rent, collecting deposit, maintenance complaints and the final in...

  • Abrupt rent increase in Tenant Rights

    Hi, I moved in with my wife in her small studio 8 months ago. She notified her landlord and he was fine with it. Yesterday she went downstairs to give her monthly payment. I went with her. The landlord opened the door a...

  • Landlords!!!!!!!!! in Tenant Rights

    Hey guys , first of all just want to say that this is a fantastic site ,all of ye are doing a fab job . this is my third bit of advice that i'm seeking from yous .the passed two answers were spot on . cheers . Well here goes i'm a...

  • inspection of rental house in Tenant Rights

    I received a letter from the Estate Agents yesterday telling me that they would be conducting an inspection of the house in one weeks time. They said they will be at the house to carry out the inspection from between the hou...

  • Receiver appointed but tenant never notified and landlord has had 14 months rent! in Tenant Rights

    The house I rent went into receivership 15/1/2013, I have been in it nearly 3 years. I have no lease or tenancy agreement. The receiver said they didn\'t know anyone lived in the house. It came to light when they changed the ...

  • Landlord telling tenant to vacate and increasing rent in Tenant Rights

    I was living in a studio on Summerhill Parade and my lease was due at the end of February, following a 1-year contract. By mid-January this year, landlord told me I had to vacate the studio for four days due to some neces...

  • difficult tenant in Tenant Rights

    Hi I was wondering if someone might be able to advise me. Sorry if this story seems long but we are at a loss at what to do. Our landlord/Owner Occupier moved a guy into a spare room without telling us initially of who was...

  • Landlord wants to sell house in Tenant Rights

    Hey all, hoping to just get some reassurance/advice here. I am a tenant living in a house in Waterford for nearly 5 years with some friends. Our fixed term contract expired after the first 12 months. My landlord called...

  • Major Issue With Deposit And Rent Payment! in Tenant Rights

    Start of my lease 4th Aug 2012 - 3rd Aug 2013. Still live in the same apartment, even though my lease has ended ( 4th Aug -4th Sept paid). No new lease/contract signed. Got a call from an agent few days ago, telling me there will...

  • Pets and Landlords coming unannounced in Tenant Rights

    Hello everyone, I would appreciate some advice on this. My girlfriend and I moved in to this apartment (2 and half months ago) that we really like but we are losing our patience with the landlords. There are t...

  • Can the landlord paint walls a different colour without telling us after the lease was signed? in Tenant Rights

    I've signed a contract with an agency just couple of days ago. The flat was not in perfect conditions, but it was ok for what I needed. The agent assured us that he would take care of fixing broken things (like curtain poles s...

  • no lease, deposit back? in Tenant Rights

    I moved into a shared accomodation on the 3rd of April 2013, i payed the landladys agent a deposit of 200e and one weeks rent, there was no contract signed or verbal agreement of any lease whatsoever, one week later i decided...

  • Do i have a vaild legal reason for giving notice to quit? in Tenant Rights

    I have been renting the house for 2.5 years and three weeks ago asked the letting agent if something could be done about the decking around the house as it is rotting and unsafe. I was informed that i could remove the decking ...

  • should i get money back ?? in Tenant Rights

    hi i hope sombody can help me i recently signed a lease on a house and paid a deposit and one months rent to the estate agent.after receiving the keys i felt the house wasnt up to standards (i.e spilled oil in garden shed from...

  • Tenant Not Paying Rent in Tenant Rights

    I have a tenant in my apartment on a fixed term contract (due to expire 01.04.2013). He is a social welfare receipient and for the first 6 months i didn't hear much from him at all. As of late, he has become a nightmare - rent per...

  • No lease landlord wants us to pay for other room(but person left in hurry)we have advertised the roo in Tenant Rights

    Hi there ,need advice qyite a long story so hopefully will make it simple 3 of us living in the flat no lease signed.The flat is let by a letting agent and a girl that recently moved in to replace the guy that left,she left after...

  • Landlords trying to get my housemate to pay me back my deposit & also rent on my room in Tenant Rights

    Hi guys, would really appreciate some input / advice from you on our situation here. Its a potentially long winded & complex one so I will try to keep it brief. I gave my landlords notice in writing that I was to be moving ...

  • Deposit as rent in Tenant Rights

    Hey all, i was wondering if any one could help me, I moved in to a apartment and for the only first month all i did was complain because of the tenant downstairs was a nightmare. Our landlord was the same and he said he was doi...

  • Can I pay less rent if a contracted service is not available? in Tenant Rights

    Hello daft gurus! I am renting an apartment that includes a car space in the underground car park of the block. The zapper of the car park to open the gate has been changed by the building management company 2 weeks ago...

  • Can I pay less rent if a contracted service is not available? in Tenant Rights

    Hello daft gurus! I am renting an apartment that includes a car space in the underground car park of the block. The zapper of the car park to open the gate has been changed by the building management company 2 weeks ago...

  • Deposit back in Tenant Rights

    Recently I moved out of a house that was rented by an agency. When I moved in, I wasnt aware the house was rented as a whole and not room by room! So I handed over my deposit of 250 to the girl who was moving out. This happened o...

  • landlord doing feck all to upkeep his house in Tenant Rights

    hi, my family and i have been renting a house for the past 2 years and our lease was up in august,LL still hasnt givin us a new lease but we still pay our rent of 900euro into his account every month.we have lots of issues with the...

  • Landlord Wont Pay Back My Deposit!!!!!!!!! in Tenant Rights

    Ive moved out of a house i had been renting 3 months ago!The landlord still has not paid me back my deposit which should have been due long ago.Now the problem is i have been at him for ages to cough it up but all he does is keep dr...

  • beware of landlord in Tenant Rights

    I have had a very bad experience with my previous landlord and I want to warn people against renting this property. However I am not sure if it is permitted to name and shame the landlord conconcerned. The issues involved...