MUD Act survey & more

Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011 – please take part in a survey

Ms. Roisin Byrne, a Real Estate Masters candidate at the Dublin Institute of Technology, is undertaking a thesis entitled “An Examination of the performance of The Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011”.

We ask you to support Roisin’s research by participating in a short online survey, at-

https://qtrial2018q2az1.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aWgdBtwMxAxoDNH

Completing the survey should not take longer than five minutes.  The survey closes on 31 July 2018.

 

Draft National Risk Assessment 2018

We recently prepared a submission to the Department of the Taoiseach in relation to the public consultation on the Draft National Risk Assessment 2018.

Our submission concerned the strategic environmental and financial risks posed by underfunding in the apartment sector.

The final 2018 National Risk Assessment document was published on 16 July 2018.  Our submission is referenced in Annex 5 (page 86).

 

Company Law & Owners’ Management Companies

We wish to hear from you by email to info@apartmentownersnetwork.org with examples where provisions of Company Law (specifically Companies Act 2014) are not being adhered to by Owners’ Management Companies and directors.

Please keep your examples brief; confidentiality and anonymity are assured.

For guidance on Company Law matters, we would encourage you to access the useful material available on the website of the Office of Director of Corporate Enforcement.

 

Network coverage in Sunday Times Ireland edition – 6 July 2018

Our presentation to the Oireachtas Housing Committee received a mention in a recent Sunday Times article entitled “Apartment disputes could be settled by ombudsman” by Michael Cogley.  The site is subscriber access only, however one may register details for access to two articles free per week.

GDPR Compliance – Urgent Action Required

Thank you for your support and encouragement in our work.

As you are probably aware General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) takes effect this Friday, 25 May 2018.  This is an important change for our communications with you.

In order to be GDPR compliant we must ask you to re-subscribe to our mailing list.  It is a quick step to stay in touch- more below.

You might read this email, think “I’ll do it later…”, and then possibly forget.  So allow us very quickly to remind you why it’s useful to know the background:

Generally, our emails tell you:

– When our events take place

– What work we’ve undertaken recently

– Updates on the law and regulation affecting apartments

We hope you will remain in contact.  If you do not re-subscribe you will be removed from our mailing list.  There will continue to be an unsubscribe button on our communications.  Our Privacy Statement is available here https://apartmentownersnetwork.org/about-us/privacy-statement/.

Action Required

CLICK HERE to re-subscribe to our newsletters and keep in touch.

GDPR – what we do with your data

When you subscribe to our mailing list we ask for your First Name, Last Name, Email Address and the Local Authority Area of your development.  The mailing list is stored in our account with MailChimp, our email management platform.  It is not shared with other third parties.  It is the basis on which we have your consent to keep in contact with you in the way outlined above.  We retain the information for as long as you wish to continue to receive our communications.

When you use our website contact form we ask for your Name, Email Address Development Name, Owners’ Management Company Name or Registered Number, Development Location, Number of Units in the estate, and the Development Builder.  This information is stored via our website provider Worldpress.com and allows us to have a sense of the scope of our participant base.  This information is not shared with other third parties.

When you confirm meeting attendance, we ask for your Name and Email Address.  This is to allow us to verify contacts, and to estimate numbers for meetings.  This information is not shared with third parties.

This might be the end of the line in our communication with you, and if it is we are sorry to lose you.  We wish you well in your apartment or multi-unit development.

Remember- CLICK HERE to stay in touch.

Kind regards,

AON Team