Residential Property Tribunal Service

The Residential Property Tribunal Service (or RPTS) was an administrative organisation which provided support for three statutory tribunals and five regional rent assessment panels in England, all of which make decisions on residential property matters.[1]

Its tribunals were replaced by the First-tier Tribunal from 1 July 2013,[2] by the Transfer of Tribunal Functions Order 2013.[3] As such the RPTS's functions passed to His Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service.[4]

The tribunals which formed part of the RPTS are:

Senior presidents


The RPTS was led by a senior president:

  • 2008-2013: Siobhan McGrath (became president of the FtT Property Chamber)[5]


  1. ^ "Residential Property Tribunal Service | Cindex". Retrieved 29 February 2024.
  2. ^ "Tribunal Services for Residential Property in England and Wales". UKALA. Retrieved 29 February 2024.
  3. ^ "The Transfer of Tribunal Functions Order 2013". Retrieved 29 February 2024.
  4. ^ "Property Chamber". Courts and Tribunals Judiciary. Retrieved 29 February 2024.
  5. ^ Admin2 (25 July 2018). "Parliament told the Property Tribunal 'stinks': it lets down leaseholders again and again". Leasehold Knowledge Partnership. Retrieved 29 February 2024.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)