The IRPM was launched in 2002 as a means of delivering a portable professional qualification in residential property management, available to anyone working in the sector and accepted by all those operating within it. The Association of Residential Managing Agents (ARMA,) Association of Retirement Housing Managers (ARHM) and the Property Managers Association Scotland (PMAS) were founding sponsors.
The Institute’s key objectives are to:
The Institute has a defined Constitution and Rules, underpinned by a Code of Professional Conduct. It has a hierarchy of membership levels based on defined criteria. Membership levels are Affiliate, Associate, Member & Fellow.