Indefinite Tenancies campaign - mother with child looking distressed

Indefinite Tenancies  2021  

The removal of s.34(b) from the act was a longstanding campaign priority for Threshold. We argued that the section had no place in a modern rental system and served no purpose.

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Housing Assitance payment launch by Threshold staff

HAP (Housing Assistance Payment) – July 2022

In July 2022 Threshold campaigned for the HAP rate for single people to be increased to that of couples. Single people reliant on HAP were at a significant disadvantage when looking for a home to rent.

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Deposit for renters

Deposit Limited to One Months Rent – August 2021

Threshold repeatedly called for deposits to be limited to one months rent. In August 2021 legislation was introduced to address this longstanding issue.

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Notice periods increase

Notice Periods Increase 2019 & 2022

In 2022, Threshold’s long-standing campaign for an increase in notice periods was introduced. Giving people faced with eviction more time to find alternative accommodation.

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Moratorium on evictions

Moratorium on Evictions 2020 – 2021

Threshold worked diligently to ensure that the protections afforded to tenants were at the forefront of the government’s thinking and that the large number of people who lost their livelihood were not forgotten.

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