Setting record straight on mortgage arrears

Contrary to some reports, there are support mechanisms in place for those who are struggling to meet mortgage repayments, writes Brendan Burgess

28th May, 2011

Recent comments by the Master of the High Court, Edmund Honohan, gave the impression that ordinary Irish working people were being hounded out of their homes by the banks.

Nothing could be further from the truth. Contrary to the impression given by Honohan, the facts are these:

* in 2010,102 people had their homes repossessed against their wishes;

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