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
Professional, Industry & Other Bodies
Apartment/ MUD living related information and advice
Current Legislation/Guidelines
Reports / Historical Information

Apartment Charging Grant (SEAI)

Energy Efficient Homes (SEAI)

Data Protection Considerations Relating to Multi-Unit Developments and Owners’ Management Companies (Data Protection Commission)

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

Corporate Enforcement Authority Complaints

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 and anti social behavior in multi-unit developments (SCSI)

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

Tendering for a Property Management Agent – A Keenan Presentation to AON 30 November 2021

Sustainability & Apartments – KRA Presentation to AON 1 February 2022

Corporate Enforcement Authority FAQ – What is a “management company”?

Corporate Enforcement Authority FAQ – Where can I find the legal source from which management companies operate?

S.I. No. 220 of 2022 – Companies Act 2014 (Section 12A(1)) (Covid-19) Order 2022

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment 28/04/22 – Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020 extended to 31 December 2022

Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Act 2021

S.I. No. 725 of 2021 – Companies Act 2014 (Section 12A(1)) (Covid-19) Order 2021

Minister Troy announces extension of Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020 to 30 April 2022

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


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 – Sept 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 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

Housing for All – Chapter 5.5.5 – Reform Owners’ Management Companies

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

ODCE Management Companies

ODCE list of company law breaches with which ODCE may assist

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” (2007)

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 Development (MUD) Act 2011 by Mema Byrne BL, Construction Bar Association of Ireland Annual Conference, 27 April 2018

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

SCSI Submission – Defects in our Built Environment