Home owners

Household Charge
The Household Charge has been replaced by the Local Property Tax (LPT). Unpaid Household Charge is now being collected through the LPT system.

Non-Principal Private Residence Charge (NPPR)
The NPPR charge has been abolished but late fees apply to unpaid amounts. Further penalties apply to amounts that were still outstanding on 1 September 2014.

Management companies for apartment blocks
An owners' management company must be set up before the developer of an apartment block sells any units.

Renting out a room in your home
Rent-a-room relief makes it possible to earn tax-free rental income when you rent out a room in your home to private tenants.

Ground rent on property
Ground rent is payable on certain properties. What is ground rent? How to buy out ground rent on your property.

Inspection of septic tanks and other domestic waste water treatment systems
Registration and inspection of septic tanks and other domestic waste water treatment systems

Family and shared homes
What is considered to be a family or shared home? Find out the orders that can be made by the courts in relation to the family or shared home.
This document is in: Family and Relationships > Separation, divorce and dissolution

Property rights of cohabiting couples
Property rights of cohabiting couples relating to buying a home, private rented accommodation, local authority housing, and the Family Home Protection Act.
This document is in: Family and Relationships > Cohabiting couples

Property rights and the breakdown of a relationship
This document discusses whether spouses and cohabiting partners have any property rights following the breakdown of their relationship.
This document is in: Family and Relationships > Problems in marriages and other relationships