Speakers at the training included:
Janette Fogarty Assistant Director for Disputes Resolution RTB &
Keelin McCarthy from the ICSH.
The Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB) was set up under the Residential Tenancies Act 2004. Its name was changed to the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) on 7 April 2016, when approved housing bodies, such as Respond and generally known as housing association were brought under its remit by the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015.
The RTB’s main functions are:
It also provides policy advice to the Government on the private rented sector.
Residential Tenancies Acts
The Residential Tenancies Acts 2004-2015 deal with the regulation of the mainstream private rented housing sector and the approved housing body sector. They set out the rights and obligations of both landlords and tenants in these sectors.