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Home for Life scheme could help those in mortgage arrears

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Home for Life - the state-backed mortgage to rent finance scheme - has the potential to help a number of the 578 cases in Mayo reported to have over 720 days of mortgage arrears, according to the company's CEO. At the Housing Strategic Policy Committee of Mayo County Council this week, Home for Life's chief executive officer, Paul Cunningham, suggested that these arrears cases, which the Central Bank's Long-Term Mortgage Arrears in Ireland Report note as being 'in serious mortgage arrears', could be helped by the scheme.

224 people have presented as homeless to Mayo County Council this year

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Over 220 people have presented themselves as homeless to Mayo County Council already this year.

Homeless presentations on the rise in Mayo

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The issue of homeless presentations continues to grow for Mayo County Council with all 10 of the council's emergency accommodation units currently full.

Mark Lohan co-opted to Galway City Council

Mark Lohan has been officially co-opted on to Galway City Council to take the city central seat left vacant following the resignation of Anna Marley in August. Councillor Lohan is well known in the city through his work as a trade union official with SIPTU.

Process to get proper figure on housing need under way in the county

Mayo County Council has begun a process to try and establish the exact housing need in the county. They have written to everyone who is currently on the housing list in the county to establish if all of those on the list are still in need of social housing, with a return deadline of September 21 this year.

 

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