Currently, Approved Housing Body Regulation is based on the Voluntary Regulation code and three standards –

  • the Financial Standard
  • the Performance Standard
  • the Governance Standard

While the Code is voluntary, funding eligibility is aligned to those Approved Housing Bodies signed up to and demonstrating compliance with the Code.

Organisations who commit to voluntary regulation are required to complete a Charter of Commitments (the Charter) and subscribe to the principles of the Code. By completing the Charter, these organisations agree to undergo an annual assessment of their compliance with the Code.

More information can be found on website.

If you are a voluntary housing board member and require assistance, call Mary in Voluntary Housing Support Services on 085 1901899 or email