Useful Links

If you know of other websites or information resources which may be of benefit to the wider Network, or those living in MUDs / OMCs, please contact us with the details  for our consideration.

Government Bodies /Agencies

Property Services Regulatory Authority

Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement

Companies Registration Office (CRO)

CRO CORE

Register of Beneficial Ownership

Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC)

Citizens Information

Residential Tenancies Board

Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage

The Housing Agency – MUDs & Managed Estates

The Housing Agency – News & Events – Webinar Recordings

Revenue Commissioners – taxation of Irish rental income

Revenue – Companies carrying on mutual business or not carrying on a business – Part 36-00-05 Tax and Duty Manual (updated July 2021)

Revenue – Companies carrying on mutual business or not carrying on a business – Part 36-00-05 Tax and Duty Manual (updated December 2019)

Revenue – Companies carrying on mutual business or not carrying on a business – Part 36-00-05 Tax and Duty Manual (October 2018)

Department of Justice and Equality – MUD Act 2011

Houses of the Oireachtas – Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011

Health and Safety Authority – Passenger and Goods Lifts

Data Protection Commission

Property Registration Authority

Professional, Industry & Other Bodies

Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI)

IPAV – Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers

Engineers Ireland

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland

The Law Society of Ireland

The Institution of Fire Engineers – Republic of Ireland

The Irish Planning Institute

The Irish Building Control Institute

Chief Fire Officers Association

The Bar Council of Ireland

Irish Pest Control Association (IPCA)

Brokers Ireland

Construction Defects Alliance

VOICE of Irish concern for the Environment (VOICE) Ireland

Apartment/ MUD living related information and advice

A Guide to Taking in Charge of Completed Residential Developments (Planning Leaflet 15) Office of the Planning Regulator

Owners’ Management Companies: A Concise Guide for Directors (Chartered Accountants Ireland & The Housing Agency)

Code of Practice – Property Services Providers Delivering a Professional Service (PSRA)

Engaging a Property Management Agent: Guidance for Owners’ Management Companies (The Housing Agency)

Property Management Services – Letter of Engagement between Agent & OMC (PSRA)

A Guide to Users of Property Services Providers in Ireland (PSRA)

PSRA Property Services Provider (PSP) Complaints Information

ODCE Complaints Form

ODCE Presentation 2 April 2019

Apartments & Service Charges (SCSI)

Service Charges Explained (SCSI)

Chartered Surveyors & Property Managers of Multi-Unit Developments (SCSI)

A Consumer Guide to Apartment Ownership Under the Multi-Unit Developments (MUD) Act 2011 (SCSI)

A guide to Management Companies in Multi Unit Developments (MUDs) (SCSI)

Property Management in Multi-Unit Developments SCSI Code of Practice

SCSI & RICS Practice Standards – Insurance for Property Managers

Owners’ Management Company: Law and Best Practice, Aisling Keenan (Clarus Press)

The essential guide to apartment living in Ireland, Robert Gogan – National Library of Ireland Catalogue Record

Noise & Anti-Social Behaviour in Multi-Unit Developments – Consumer Guide 2012 – O’Dwyer Property Management

Government of Ireland – A Guide to the Noise Regulations

Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications – Make a Noise Nuisance Complaint

Sinking Funds in Apartment Buildings – J Duffy Presentation to AON 6 October 2021

Current Legislation/Guidelines

S.I. No. 254 of 2021 – Companies Act 2014 (Section 12A(1)) (Covid-19) Order 2021

S.I. No. 672 of 2020 – Companies Act 2014 (Section 12A(1)) (Covid-19) Order 2020

S.I. No. 627 of 2020 – Companies Act 2014 (Forms) Regulations 2020

Design Standards for New Apartments – Guidelines for Planning Authorities (December 2020)

Property Services (Regulation) Act 2011 (Minimum Standards) Regulations 2020 – Explanatory Guidance (Plain English)

S.I. No. 564 of 2020 – Property Services (Regulation) Act 2011 (Minimum Standards) Regulations 2020

S.I. No. 320 of 2020 – Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020 (Commencement) Order 2020

Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020

ODCE Management Companies

ODCE list of company law breaches with which ODCE may assist

Guidance for Multi-Unit Developments and Residential Owners’ Management Companies during Coronavirus (COVID-19) (The Housing Agency, SCSI, IPAV)

Joint Sector Protocol for Property Services Providers (Re-Issued: 29 January, 2021)

Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015

Companies Act 2014

PRAI – Mapping Guidelines – Appendix 5(b) Transfers of Common Areas under the Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011

Property Services (Regulation) Act 2011 – Irish Statute Book

Administrative Restoration of an Owners’ Management Company (CRO)

Courts Service – Circuit Court Rules – Order 46B – Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011 : S.I. No. 153 of 2011

S.I. No. 153/2011 – Circuit Court Rules (Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011) 2011

S.I. No. 96/2011 – Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011 (Section 3) (Prescribed Persons) Regulations 2011

Multi Unit Developments Act 2011

Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011 – Explanatory Memorandum

Implementation of Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011 (Department of Justice statement)

Design Standards for New Apartments – Guidelines for Planning Authorities (March 2018)

Department of Housing Circular PL 10/2017 and APH 3/2017 – Guidance on Planning Applications for Short Term Lettings

Department of Housing Circular PL 12/2016 & APH 6/2016 Recent An Bord Pleanála decision on short term lettings

Department of Housing Circular PL 04/2019 – New Regulation of Short Term Letting

Department of Housing Extract of Section 38 from the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019

Department of Housing – New Regulation of Short-Term Lettings FAQ’s

Clamping Code of Practice for Parking Controllers & Clamping Operators

Reports / Historical Information

Programme for Government (15 June 2020)

Housing Agency/Clúid Housing – “Owners’ Management Companies – Sustainable Apartment Living for Ireland” (June 2019)

The Dublin Apartments Brown Bin Project
Introducing a food waste collection to an apartment complex in Dublin, Ireland

A Critical Evaluation of the Multi-Unit Developments (MUD) Act 2011 – James O’Connor (2013) Dissertation MSc in Real Estate DT124

Management Companies – A Property Owner’s Guide To Company Law – ODCE

ODCE Company Law Handbook on Residential Property Owners’ Management Companies (DN D/2012/1)*

*It should be noted that this guide is not updated for Company Law changes since 2012, including Companies Act 2014 and Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (COVID-19) Act 2020.

ODCE Company Law Handbook on Residential Property Owners’ Management Companies (DN D/2008/1)

Director issues statement following publication by his office of a Company Law Handbook and Summary on Residential Property Owner’s Management Companies 17/12/2008

Managing Apartment Developments – A guide for Apartment owners and voluntary directors of Apartment Owners Management Companies (2010)

National Consumer Agency – Management Fees and Service Charges Levied on Owners of Property in Multi-Unit Dwellings

Submission of the Conveyancing Committee of the Law Society of Ireland to the Law Reform Commission on the Consultation Paper on Multi-Unit Developments (LRC CP 42-2006)

Launch of ODCE Consultation Paper on the Governance of Property Management Companies (12 December 2006)

The Governance Of Apartment Owners’ Management Companies (AOMCs) – New Draft ODCE Guidance

ODCE Consultation Paper C/2006/2 – Draft ODCE Guidance on the Governance of Apartment Owners’ Management Companies 12 December 2006

Draft ODCE Guidance – The Governance Of Apartment Owners’ Management Companies (AOMCs) – Annex 1 to C/2006/2

National Consumer Agency “Property Management Companies and You”

Dublin City Council – Report on Apartment Management (2009)

Dublin City Council Report “Successful Apartment Living – Part I” (2006)

Dublin City Council Report “Successful Apartment Living – Part II” (2006)

CIF and IHBA – Code of Practice for Management Companies in respect of Multi-Unit Developments

National Consumer Agency – Buying and Living in a Multi-Unit Development Property in Ireland

Defects in our Built Environment – Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (March 2017)

“An Overview of the Multi-Unit Developments (MUD) Act 2011” Mema Byrne BL (April 2018)

Sinking Funds In Apartments – Meeting The Challenge – Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (October 2018)

Bailii.org – Irish Data Protection Commission Case Study – Disclosure of Fees Owed to a Company [2010] IEDPC 20 (2010) [30/05/2011]

Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government – Delivering Homes Sustaining Communities – Statement on Housing Policy PRN. A7/0178 (2007)

EPA – Organic Waste Management in Apartments, Final Report (2005-WRM-DS-23-M1) – ERTDI Report Series No. 71

Joint submission on draft ‘Urban Development and Building Heights Guidelines for Planning Authorities’ ACEI / IEI / SCSI

Other

Owners Corporation Network (Australia)

The Leasehold Advisory Service (UK)

Condominium Authority of Ontario (Canada)

PSRA Presentation to Apartment Owners’ Network 28 January 2020

VOICE Ireland – Waste Recycling in Apartments

Waste management solutions – Accessgreen Presentation to AON 26 January 2021

Insurance for OMCs/MUDs – B Sexton Presentation to AON 1 June 2021

The Politics and Practices of Apartment Living, Hazel Easthope (Edward Elgar Publishing)

The Irish Times Property Clinic