A very small proportion of all tenancies end up in dispute. There are a number of ways to avoid problems and resolve disputes if they arise.
Both parties to a dispute have a right to appeal to a Tenancy Tribunal if either is unhappy with the outcome of a mediation or adjudication agreement.
A Determination Order is a written decision on a dispute and it is legally binding on the parties named on it. If a party fails to comply with the terms, enforcement proceedings can be taken in the Circuit Court by the awarded party or by the Board.
A third party or neighbour can bring a case to the RTB where they are directly affected by problems with a tenancy