Threshold provides information, advice and advocacy services to tenants in private rented, local authority and social housing. The service is free and confidential.
Threshold’s Advice and Tenancy Protection Service can provide advice to tenants on such issues including:
• Tenant’s Rights and Obligations
• Termination of Tenancies
• Rent Increases & Rent Reviews
• Leases and Letting Agreements
• Standards and Repairs
• Deposit Retention
• Support with applications for social housing
• Illegal Evictions
• Rent Supplement
• Housing Assistance Payment
• Discrimination Issues in rented accommodation
• Accessing the Local Authority housing waiting list
We also advocate on behalf of tenants with landlords, letting agents and statutory agencies such as the Department of Social Protection and Local Authorities and can provide guidance on taking a case to the Residential Tenancies Board.
Tenants who need advice on their rights or support in enforcing these rights can contact Threshold by phone, by email or by dropping into our advice centre at 5 Prospect Hill, Galway.
Further information on tenant’s rights is available on www.threshold.ie
Threshold also provide an outreach service in Mayo once a month, details are as follows:
Threshold Mayo Outreach Clinic
Castlebar CIS, Cavendish House, Link Road Castlebar, Co Mayo
2nd Thursday of every month
10am-1pm and 2pm to 4.30pm