Council Says 266 Notices To Quit Issued In Co. Tipp Since June

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The latest report from the Housing Charity, Threshold covering the period between July and September shows that of the new households who contacted Threshold, 5,318 were at risk of losing their homes and possibly homelessness.

Most of these renters were at risk because their landlord wished to sell the home.

More than half of the main queries in the 3 month period related to tenancy terminations, an increase from 38% in the same quarter last year.

Tipperary county council says that 266 Notices to Quit(NTQ) have been issued in the county  since June.

The council is appealing to any person receiving a NTQ to contact the council immediately on receipt of the notice so that efforts can be made to secure housing for the person possibly including the council purchasing the house or providing other accommodation.

The number of people in Emergency Accommodation in Tipperary increased in September to 45 up from 39 while the figure for Limerick also increased from 331 to 343.

Nationally the homeless total increased by 136 compared to August with a total of 12,827 people in emergency accommodation because they are homeless.