Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011

If you live or aspire to live in a multi-unit development; or if you want to sell or buy a unit in a multi-unit development, estate or apartment block: read on, this affects you.

The new legislation is called the Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011 and it will regulate the Owner Management Companies (OMC) that own and manage the common areas in a multi-unit development. The new requirements are onerous and all of the provisions have been commenced since 1 April 2011.

Technical document resources that can be accessed from the 'Related Documents' section of this page are listed below.

  • Checklists of rights and obligations:

- What are multi-unit developments;

- What the developer must do;

- What the apartment owner is entitled to;

- What to do if things go wrong; 

  • Checklist of financial statements disclosures;
  • A 20 minute audio and video on line presentation on the requirements of the Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011; 
  • Magazine article summarising the requirements of the Act is at;
  • The Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011 legislation, available on the Department of Justice and Equality website using the 'Related Links'.