Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien had asked the RTB to look at how the state could improve its response to illegal evictions.
But they’re also pushing back against those begging to access it, asking if there’s anywhere else they can go instead.
It expects to buy around 250 homes in the city through the scheme this year, said a council official last week. It’s unclear how that meshes with central government targets.
Also, the RTB was on the cusp of publishing some figures in February. Then, staff corresponded with department officials.
Overholding can be risky, costly and stressful – but more tenants are considering it out of desperation.
She had stayed in the shelter since she’d got her status because she couldn’t find another place to live. But she’s no longer welcome.
There are waiting lists, and an increase in the number of people seeking legal assistance because they were refused emergency accommodation, say charities.
Turfing out two residents – and allegedly locking others inside – marks the latest round of conflict between tenants and those letting 131C Slaney Road.
Their circumstances vary, from one man in his own studio for the first time in years, to a woman recently arrived but unable to pay the rent.
The state has long been criticised for its use of these notices, and the lack of oversight in how they are issued – particularly in a climate of poor housing and site provision for Travellers.