FOI Disclosure Log and Other Information Routinely Published


The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2014 requires bodies such as the Authority to publish a disclosure log, which contains details of the types of requests received under FOI and the decisions made by the body in response to those requests.


The Authority's FOI Disclosure Log in relation to non-personal requests is available below.
Disclosures are listed in order of the date the request was received by the Authority. Please note that, for privacy reasons, identifying information such as the name of the requester is not included in the disclosure log.

 

Summary of Non Personal Freedom of Information Requests submitted to the Authority 

Ref. No.

Date of Request

Decision Date

Description of Request

Requester Type

Grant / Refuse / Part Grant

Reason

01-2016

14/04/2016

12/05/2016

Findings of “improper conduct” against Estate Agents since the beginning of 2015 including summary of findings, names of the agents against whom findings were made and details of sanctions applied

Journalist

Part Granted

S15 Administrative – records available in public domain

S36 Commercially Sensitive

S37 Personal Information

02-2016

19/07/2016 & 10/08/2016

17/08/2016

Number of companies / individuals investigated by the PSRA for suspected “improper conduct”.

Number of investigations launched as a result of complaints received by members of the public and dates investigations commenced.

Number of investigations launched solely on the volition of the PSRA and dates investigations commenced.

For investigations that found “improper conduct” what penalties were imposed.

Individual

Part Granted

S36 Commercially Sensitive

S37 Personal Information

03-2017

15/12/2017

04/01/2018

Details of the Auditor who conducted the audit on behalf of the Property Services Regulatory Authority on a licensee.

Accountant

Granted

N/A

01-2018

26/01/2018

13/02/2018

Number of complaints to the PSRA about property management agents for 2014 – 2017.

How many of these complaints were addressed / resolved / brought to completion and were deemed open / active within each year 2014 -2017.

How many of these resolved complaints lead to a sanction against the managing agent. How many of these complaints had other outcomes and please state outcome.

List the names of property management agents against which a sanction applied.

 

Journalist

Granted

N/A

02-2018

21/03/2018

20/04/2018

All records relating to the use or potential use of Eircodes in regard to the Property Price Register.

Individual

Granted

N/A

04-2018

18/04/2018

17/05/2018

Information about licensees who have had their licence revoked by the Property Services Regulatory Authority or a fine of up to €250,000 who have engaged in ‘improper conduct’ since the Authority was established.

 

Details of prosecutions, convictions and major sanctions carried out by the Property Services Regulatory Authority since the Authority was established. Including date, name of agent, reason for sanction and decision of Authority or court and fine.

Journalist

Part Granted

S15 Administrative – records available in public domain

 

06-2018

03/05/2018

29/05/2018

2016 Annual Report states that some investigation work was outsourced following a competitive tender process. Provide the details of this tender process –

  1. How many firms tendered?
  2. Who were they?
  3. What the criteria was for selecting the winning tender

Individual

Granted

N/A

02-2019

18/07/2019

09/08/2019

  1. How many reports has the PSRA received of unregistered property service providers in the last 12 months?
  2. How many investigations the PSRA initiated as a result of the reports received in the last 12 months?
  3. How many investigations the PSRA completed from reports received in the last 12 months?
  4. How many sanctions were placed on unregistered property service providers in the last 12 months?

Individual

Refuse

S32 Law enforcement & public safety

S35 Information obtained in confidence

S37 Personal information

 

This information was provided to the requester outside the framework of FOI. 

 

03-2019

11/10/2019

23/10/2019

A list of individual planning authorities that contacted the PSRA about the circular letter from the Department of Housing (PL 10/2017 APH 3/2017 Guidance), including the date that they contacted the PSRA and also a copy of the guidance that was sent out to operators following this contact and the form by which the guidance was sent.

 

Any additional guidance that was sent to operators about short term lets not in relation to the above circular.

 

Individual

Refuse

S15(1)(a) record does not exist.

01-2020

13/01/2020

 

10/02/2020

  • The minutes of all meetings of the organisation's Board/governing authority/ management committee, or equivalent central authority, held in 2019. 

 

  • The minutes of all meetings of the Board/governing authority/management committee, or equivalent central authority held in 2019, of any other organisation's which this FOI office is the point of contact for. 

Journalist

Part Grant

29(1) – Deliberations of FOI bodies

30(1) – Functions and negotiations of FOI bodies

31(1) – Parliamentary, court and certain other matters

32(1) – Law enforcement and public safety

37(1) – Personal Information