Here is a list of the most frequent questions we get asked
WHAT IS A RESIDENTS ASSOCATION?
A Residents Association (RA) is usually a small group of local residents who are elected by residents of their communities to act on behalf of the community.
WHAT DO RESIDENT ASSOCIATIONS DO?
A Resident Association is the voice of the community to try to help make improvements, deal with community issues and organise community events. Set up generally to try to make a difference, they act on behalf of the community to provide a voice that local businesses and Local Councils will listen to.
HOW CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT MY RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION?
Your Residents Association will probably have a website where you can find out more, or they may have an online platform such as Facebook where you should be able to get more information
WILL MY RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION HAVE MEETINGS?
Your Residents Association if there is one will have meetings which are held bi-monthly or quarterly, plus they will have an Annual General Meeting which is held, usually in the Spring. These will be advertised on a notice board somewhere in the community like a community hall, their website if they have one, or on an online platform should they use one.
HOW CAN I JOIN MY RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION?
By being a resident of a community you are probably a de-facto member however you should check any individual associations rules.
HOW DO I GET MORE INVOLVED IN MY RESIDENTS ASSOCIATON?
If you have a local Residents Association they will be looking to engage residents and will welcome anyone in the community who wishes to help. Contact the associations chair person or anyone on the committee to express your interest and get involved in any event to improve the community.