Tag Archives: mortgage interest supplement

The number of people receiving the mortgage interest supplement continues to rise

Number receiving mortgage interest supplement jumps by more than a quarter in last two years

The number of those struggling with their mortgages who are receiving state aid has jumped by more than a quarter in the last two years, new figures have revealed. The mortgage interest supplement is paid to those who are unable to repay the interest owed on their homes. They average annual pay out is calculated [...]

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property tax

New household charge to be introduced on January 1st

Homeowners will be liable to pay the new annual household charge of €100 from January 1st, under Budget measures unveiled this week. They can choose to make one payment or to pay it in instalments by direct debit four times a year. Some households will not have to pay, including those in some yet-to-be-named unfinished [...]

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Joan Burton

Burton supports implementation of Keane report recommendations

MINISTER for Social Protection Joan Burton has insisted that the government is moving as fast as it can to implement proposals contained in the Keane Report. However, she admitted that no decisions on the proposals made in the report on mortgage arrears have been made since it was published a month ago. Instead the Labour [...]

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