Useful Website Links

There are many resources that AHBs can use to help them carry out their regulatory duties. Below is a list of some of those services and organisations, along with their contact information. This is not a definitive list of all the sources of information available.

Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage (DHLGH) – The Department with responsibility for the AHBRA

Housing (Regulation of Approved Housing Bodies) Act 2019 – The Act which established the Approved Housing Bodies Regulatory Authority

The Register of Approved Housing Bodies – Currently the Register is available on the DHLGH website. When the section of this Act will commence the Register will become the responsibility of the AHBRA. For queries relating to AHB status contact ahb@housing.gov.ie

Companies Registration Office The central repository of public statutory information on Irish companies and business names.

Charities Regulator – The Charities Regulator maintains a public register of charitable organisations operating in Ireland and ensures their compliance with the Charities Acts.

Residential Tenancies Board – The RTB operates Ireland’s National Tenancy Register and administers disputes between landlords, tenants and third parties.

ICSH – The Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) is the national social housing federation representing over 270 housing associations across Ireland.

Housing Alliance – The Housing Alliance is a collaboration of six of Ireland’s largest Approved Housing Bodies.

Irish Statute Book – This site includes Acts of the Oireachtas and Statutory Instruments.

Government of Ireland – A portal to government websites.

HSE – The Health Service Executive is the publicly funded healthcare system in the Republic of Ireland, responsible for the provision of health and personal social services.

HIQA – The Health Information and Quality Authority is an independent authority that exists to improve health and social care services for the people of Ireland

Find My Local Authority – Contact details for the 31 local authorities in Ireland.

Please Note: The AHBRA is not responsible for any links to external organisations or sites.  Any references or links are provided as a matter of convenience only.  They should not be taken as an endorsement of the contents of those external websites or of those organisations. Please contact info@ahbregulator.ie if you have any queries regarding these links.

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