SocDems back call for Central Bank restrictions on moneylenders

SocDems back call for Central Bank restrictions on moneylenders

00 “It is downright wrong and unfair that the Central Bank is still allowing interest rates of up to 287% to be legally charged by licensed money lenders.” The Social Democrats have backed calls for the Central Bank to bring in strict controls on licensed money...
Central Bank ignoring the plight of long-term renters

Central Bank ignoring the plight of long-term renters

00 “The effect of trapping long-term renters in high rents is that the mortgage rules are actually inflating the rental market and driving up housing costs for a huge cohort of the population.” The Social Democrats spokesperson on Consumer Affairs and Political...
Exploitative viewing fees for renters must be clearly banned

Exploitative viewing fees for renters must be clearly banned

00 “Charging viewing fees for rental properties is outrageous and exploitative. It piles more pressure on struggling renters who are increasingly desperate to secure housing in the midst of a crisis of supply that has reached epidemic proportions.” The Social...
Long-term renters require different mortgage rules

Long-term renters require different mortgage rules

00 “The effect of trapping long-term renters in high rents is that the mortgage rules are actually inflating the rental market and driving up housing costs for a huge cohort of the population.” The Social Democrats spokesperson on Consumer Affairs and Political...