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Tenant Rights

In Association with:
The National Housing Organisation
www.threshold.ie
  • I hates mices to pieces! in Tenant Rights

    I recently discovered that I have a mouse, it seems to be coming in around the cooker vent, but I cant be sure as the space is so tight in that area you would have to be a mouse to fit, and there are no words at my terror of rodents in...

  • Evicting a tenant in Tenant Rights

    Hi everyone, I issued my tenant a 28 day notice on 5th June (for not paying rent) and they are due to leave on 3rd July. A couple of things I want to know beforehand…….(I’ve never had to evict somebody before) I haven...

  • Prtb And Rent Allowance in Tenant Rights

    Can anyone help my friend with information?, he has some mold and mildue growing on the walls of this bedsit, the landlord is ignoring his complaints about this. He is on rent allowance and cant remember if he was sign...

  • notice to evict in Tenant Rights

    What legal rights does a licensee have to stay in a house (under the rent-a-room-scheme) which is owner-occupied upon completion of notice period?

  • Renewed the contract for half year but haven't received our copy, what can I do? in Tenant Rights

    I have been living in this property for years, I renewed my contract with the agency last September, also topped up a few hundred pounds of deposit since our rent has increased, usually I should have received the renewed c...

  • unvalid termination od tenancy in Tenant Rights

    Hi I rented an apartment for 4 years and in Feb 2013 we received a letter from the landlord to leave the house in June 2013 . The reason was given was family purpose. So we moved out in March. The Landlady relet the partment few ...

  • Non registered sub standard expensive "apartment" issue in Tenant Rights

    Hi, wondering if someone can advise me. Im currently renting an apartment in a converted house complex and its pretty dismal. I have checked the registration status of the property and the landlord has only two of the...

  • Cancellation of let in Tenant Rights

    Me and my partner have been living in a property since 23rd of August 2012 and were due to move into a new property with one other person (with the same agency) on the 20th of this month, moving out of our current property by the...

  • Access to bathroom in Tenant Rights

    Hi there, I was hoping you might be able to offer me a bit of advice on this issue. A dispute has arisen in my property which I am sharing with people over the condition of the bathroom, which has a toilet, sink and shower....

  • 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...

  • Landlord selling - we've only just moved in in Tenant Rights

    Hi, Just wondering what our rights are....We moved into the house 2 months ago. We have a one year fixed term lease. Last night, LL turns up and asks if an agent can show a prospective buyer the house today. Totally ...

  • Registering with PRTB in Tenant Rights

    Hi all, My tenancy is registered with the PRTB. I agreed that the tenant could sublet a room. The lease hasn’t changed and she remains the sole name on lease. It is her responsibility to have a sublease in place with the ...

  • Deposit in Tenant Rights

    Do I have to give a deposit back if there has been anti social behavior & I have had to ask the tenant to leave straight away which he want to do anyway, but thinks he should get his deposit back.

  • Trouble with letting agent in Tenant Rights

    Hi, my friend and I were renting a student apartment from a letting agency and have since handed back the keys. Yesterday we received a phone call and email from the company stating the apartment wasn't clean when we left ( ...

  • Agent gave me notice to move out without a reason. in Tenant Rights

    Quick question I recently move into a new property and been a respectful tenant. No problems, except the agent always replies a week later which I don't think is professional. I'm quiet shocked my agent gave me notice...

  • Eviction over auction? in Tenant Rights

    Hi, I was living in a house in an estate for 6 months, i then moved to the front of the estate as the house was better and then rent remained the same, this was less then a month ago, i have signed a contract for 12 months in th...

  • Landlady kicking us out before contract ends in Tenant Rights

    HI there, we have a one year contract with our landlady and it runs out at the end of July. We did not receive a BER rating when we took the house and it has been a nightmare to heat so we have made it known to our landlady that we are...

  • unhappy housemate in Tenant Rights

    I moved into a house share about 7 months ago and signed a 12 months lease. It didnt work out as one of the house mates was very strange and creeped me out and the house was filthy. About a month into the lease I said to the landlo...

  • Re assigning a least- costs in Tenant Rights

    I am about to write to my Landlord to request to re assign my fixed term lease as I cannot stay in the property I am currently renting until the end of the lease. I know that he has to agree to this or I am entitled to terminate the ...

  • notice for a forth one year lease in Tenant Rights

    Coming up to the end of my forth year, I have had a one year lease for each year. Now my landlord wants me out with a months notice as stated in the lease. Can he do this? am i not entitled to part 4 tenancy and have to be given 3 mont...

  • What happens if 1 housemate moves out?? in Tenant Rights

    Hello, I am hoping to rent a room in an appartment/house this September after finishing my degree (lived at home while studying for my degree!)As it is my first time renting,I am hoping you can help me with my query.Is on...

  • Noisy neighbour in Tenant Rights

    I just moved into an apartment last week & signed a 1 year lease. Over the past week the man who lives above us has been screeching & shouting 3 nights out of the 7. As far as I can tell he lives up there alone & I\'ve ...

  • Uncooperative Landlady in Tenant Rights

    Apologies if this has been discussed elsewhere on the site but I need urgent advice please. I own my house in an estate and the house next to me is rented by a landlady. For the last 5 years or so she has insisted on renting to tr...

  • Return of deposit to tenants. in Tenant Rights

    Advice please re returning deposit to tenants. We currently rent a property to a family who will be leaving at the end of the month. I have been told that we can retain the deposit for two weeks following the end of the te...

  • 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...