Month: June 2018

Outreach evenings for OMC Directors

The Housing Agency is hosting evening Outreach Events for volunteer directors of OMCs, in the North East and West. The events will cover: Roles and responsibilities of OMC directors Resources available for OMC directors Challenges faced by OMC's; managed estates The...

Open meeting – Tuesday 5 November 2019

Meeting - next Tuesday - Electric Vehicle Charging in Apartments At our meeting next Tuesday evening Gerry Cash of EasyGo.ie will explain the installation of EV charging points in multi-unit developments.  The presentation will deal with the technical and practical...

News & Updates – RBO returns due 22 November

We are very grateful to Tom English (Thomas P. English & Associates, Consulting Engineers) for his insurance presentation at our meeting of Tuesday 24 September in Wood Quay.  A copy of Tom’s presentation is available here. Our usual Q&A and open forum...

September Update – Meeting on OMC Insurance

Meeting of Tuesday 24 September 2019 Do you know the risks impacting on your apartment block insurance premium?  Do you understand these risks?  How may they be mitigated? “Insurance and OMCs” is the theme of the presentation at our meeting on Tuesday 24 September...

August Update

Recruiting & Retaining OMC Directors Check out the Housing Agency’s 10 Tips for recruiting and retaining directors for your OMC. Budget 2020 – Extra Submission to Government The Government’s Tax Strategy Group Paper on Climate Action proposes a new “green” home...

Tax Equity for Apartment Owners

We have made a supplementary submission to our recent Pre-Budget 2020 Submission.  It follows on from the Department of Finance's Tax Strategy Group Paper 04/19 Climate Action and Tax. Chapter 4 of that Paper examines a possible tax measure designed to incentivise...

July Update

Media coverage Our website content has been updated to reflect media, Oireachtas, and other coverage of the apartment sector. The “AON Coverage” page has links to recent material.  Of particular interest may be reporting on the Housing Agency/Clúid Housing jointly...

Network welcomes new report on Owners’ Management Companies

The new independent report launched today by Minister Eoghan Murphy, and commissioned by the Housing Agency and Clúid Housing, is essential reading for all OMC directors, apartment owners, and residents. The Network was very pleased to have been involved in...

Update – Meeting of 21 May, etc.

Meeting of 21 May 2019 We are very grateful to Dublin Fire Brigade, and Eamon O’Boyle of Eamon O’Boyle & Associates for their fire safety presentations at our meeting of Tuesday, 21 May 2019.  A large attendance prompted an informative Q&A session, expanding...

Defects Redress Scheme – Petition

Have you signed our petition hosted on the Uplift campaign site- click here? This calls on Government to implement the recommendations of the Oireachtas Housing Committee All-Party “Safe as Houses?” report, including a redress scheme for homes affected by fire and...