Fintan McNamara
Fintan McNamara

Welcome to the Residential Landlords Association of Ireland.

Membership of RLAI gives access to information, advice, assistance, meetings and fellow landlords.

  • Know your rights and responsibilities
  • Have a voice when regulations are proposed or changed
  • Be informed at RLAI Seminars
  • Meet fellow landlords at meetings
  • Avail of telephone support service 

RLAI was formed in March 2013 by landlords as a non profit organisation to provide trusted information; to advise on best practices in the management of a property rental business; to assist and provide information on housing and tenancy issues and to lobby government and councils on the aims and objectives as proposed by RLAI members.

Our Aims & Objectives

  • Prevent the introduction of Custodial Deposit Scheme
  • Local Property Tax to be tax deductible on rental property
  • RLAI to be consulted at government level on landlord issues
  • Policy that PRTB penalises landlords and tenants equally
  • LPT to be per house and not on individual flats.
  • Property tax to be totally deductible
  • To seek reinstatement of 100% interest relief for rental properties mortgages/loans
  • Water charges for complete letting property and not individual units
  • Water charges to be deductible if landlords pay
  • Better tax regime for landlords
  • Tax incentives for landlords to bring properties up to regulation standards
  • To promote improved standards for residential letting property stock
  • Standardisation of social welfare housing supplement paid to landlord
  • Information and contact support for landlords in mortgage arrears


Landlords who provide private rental accommodation are invited to apply for membership. 

Application Form: Fill out the form below or  call  085 866 2743

Membership fee: €70.00 annually.

Cheques to: RLAI. 15 Mayfield Rd, Terenure, Dublin  6W  (or payable at  all meetings).

Membership gives access to meetings, information and telephone advice in the running of letting business.    

RLAI reserves the right to refuse membership

Latest News

  • Jun 12, 2017

    Seminar Invitation

    The Residential Tenancies Board is pleased to invite you and your colleagues to an…
  • May 11, 2017

    The Residential Tenancies Board

    We had a seminar in the wood quay in the 6th April.The Residential Tenancies Board gave a…
    Dec 04, 2016

    2016 - AGM

    The RLAI A.G.M. was held on the November 14 last at the Wood Quay Venue. The outgoing…
  • Oct 22, 2016

    Budget 2017 Reaction

    The Budget raised the capital gains tax threshold by € 30k to 320k and slightly improved…

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