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Tenant Rights

In Association with:
The National Housing Organisation
www.threshold.ie
  • Need advice re deposit. in Tenant Rights

    I need some advice re my rights as a landlord to hold deposit. Tenants moved in 6 months ago,have given notice in June with 28 days to move out. I have had a lot of problems with these tenants complaining about issues within t...

  • plumbing issues in Tenant Rights

    Hi, Just wondering could any advice on how I can approach this situation. I moved into a new house but the there is an awful smell of sewage and every time I put the washing machine on the suds come up the sink in bathroom. I have...

  • Landlord wants to breach lease agreement and sell the house in 1 month or 2. But I will be away. in Tenant Rights

    Hi, I moved to Ireland last November, and I'm renting a house with a 1-year lease contract. My landlord called last Thursday to say the bank was forcing him to sell the house in the next month or two, which basically means a...

  • Notice requirements in Tenant Rights

    Hi i signed a 6month contract in 2010 for where i am living, i am now moving out but i have to give 4 weeks notice, is this correct or can i go back and ask even for 2 weeks?????

  • Good Tenant Caught In Between Bank Agent & Landlord in Tenant Rights

    Hey Everyone! I am looking for some advice as I am at my wits with the problems at my current rent place.   I am a university student and this is my first time in Ireland. I rented an apartment starting mid-September 2012 ...

  • deposit in Tenant Rights

    Me and my husband are divorcing and we moved to flat in March for which we signed a one year lease. But given the circumstances I am going to move out from the flat and he is unable to pay the rent on his own. I wanted to help the Ag...

  • Moving out due to unstable internet connection in Tenant Rights

    Hi Guys, I moved into a new shared house last week, paid three months rent (1 month in advance + 2 months deposit). Now I realized that the internet connection available is extremely unstable (stops to work complet...

  • 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...