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Apartment association

Here you can find information aimed for apartment association board members and residents, such as benefits and services offered to apartment associations in Tallinn, guiding materials and seminars.

Benefits for apartment associations

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Apartment associations can apply for grants, for example, to renovate the facade, make the house more energy-efficient, tidy up yards, and landscape.

  • Audit grant: Grant for conducting an energy audit, load-bearing capacity assessment audit for roofs and balconies or audit for balconies and awnings.
  • Grant for follow-up activities of the balcony and awning audit: Grant for carrying out essential construction projects named in the audit report.
  • Training grant for a board member of an apartment association: The training should aim to enhance the knowledge of the board members regarding legislation and their rights and responsibilities or to develop effective communication skills.
  • Bicycle storage shed grant: Apartment associations can apply for a grant to build a bicycle storage shed next to the building. A separate bike storage building or a room modified for bike storage can be designated as a bike storage shed. The grant covers up to 70% of the construction costs.
  • Fire safety improvement allowance: allowance designated for carrying out essential works specified by the Estonian Rescue Board.
  • Facade renovation grant: The goal of this grant is to help improve the apartment building’s energy efficiency and to renovate its facade.
  • Yard maintenance grant: The goal of this grant is to help maintain outdoor areas and to add greenery, a playground or a shared facility to the yard.
  • Green Yard support: The goal of this grant is to support the planning and maintenance of greenery.
  • Green Transition Subsidy: Apartment associations can apply for funding to support actions related to the green transition.

Advice and contacts

If you have any questions about the services or grants provided by Tallinn City, please contact us at:

[email protected]

Free legal consultations

Counselling for representatives of apartment associations and apartment owners. Choose a suitable place and time for consultation.

Consultations take place in the information room of the Tallinn City Government office at 7 Freedom Square, Tallinn.

Don’t be afraid to ask for advice! Free consultations for representatives of apartment associations and apartment owners in the information room of the Tallinn City Government office at 7 Freedom Square, Tallinn.
MON 09:00-12:00
TUE 09:00-12:00 and 13:00-17:00
THU 13:00-17:00
MON, TUE, THU register by calling +372 687 1223

WED 09:00-12:00 and 13:00-17:00 no registering needed

Consultations in the Lasnamäe District Administration at 54 Pallasti Street, Tallinn

TUE 09:00-12:00
FRI 10:00-12:00
Call +372 5625 7713 to register

See also:

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We invite everyone to participate in seminars for apartment association members. Seminars for Tallinn apartment owners and associations are also recorded to be viewed at a later time. You can find useful advice on a range of topics in the seminar recordings, including how to apply for construction permits and organise general meetings and documents as well as practical tips for applying for a grant.

Upcoming seminars
You can find information about upcoming seminars on the Estonian webpage.
See recordings of past seminars
  • 23.08.2023 Webinar ‘Bicycle storage shed grant and guide for constructing bicycle parking sheds’ HERE
  • 15.02.2023 ‘30 minutes on fire safety and subsidies for apartment associations’ HERE
  • 14.12.2022 ‘30 minutes on locksmith services for apartment associations’ HERE
  • 03.12.2022 Watch the housing management conference that took place on this date HERE
  • 11.09.2021 Watch the housing management conference that took place on this date HERE
  • 08.06.2021 ‘30 minutes on support methods for Tallinn apartment associations’ HERE 
  • 20.05.2021 ‘Involving management companies in apartment association activities’ in Russian, HERE
  • 04.05.2021 Webinar ‘On the Green Yard grant and apartment building greenery’, HERE
  • 22.04.2021 ‘Practical tips for compiling documents’ in Russian, watch HERE
  • 13.04.2021 Webinar ‘30 minutes on coexistence with birds and animals’, watch HERE
  • 18.03.2021 ‘Organising and conducting general meetings’ in Russian, watch HERE
  • 02.03.2021 Webinar ‘30 minutes on parking – legal shortcomings’, watch HERE
  • 18.02.2021 Seminar ‘Applying for grants on the e-services system’, in Estonian and Russian, watch HERE
  • 16.12.2020 Webinar ‘30 minutes on the apartment association commission and the year 2021’, with Tallinn Property Department Lawyer Aet Peetso, watch HERE
  • 02.12.2020 Webinar ‘30 minutes on applying for various permits for apartment construction projects’, with Tallinn Urban Planning Department Specialist Natalja Tepljakova, watch HERE
  • 18.11.2020 Webinar ‘30 minutes on new technological solutions in apartment renovation’, with Professor Targo Kalamees, watch HERE
  • 28.10.2020 Webinar ‘30 minutes with the head of the apartment association department of Swedbank’, watch HERE 22.04.2020 Webinar ‘30 minutes with an apartment association lawyer’, watch HERE
  • 06.05.2020 Webinar ‘30 minutes on waste management’ watch HERE
  • 03.06.2020 Webinar ‘30 minutes with an apartment association lawyer’ (in Russian) watch HERE
Seminar and training materials

Services, instructions and references

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Here, you can find essential services for apartment associations provided by local governments as well as important contacts and references.

  • Business Register: Updating an apartment association’s contact information. Controlling the authorisation of members of the management.
  • City district websites: Find information about your residence on your city district’s website.
Sample documents for apartment association management
Yard, trees, greenery
Snow, icicles and streets
COVID-19 and instructions on cleaning

Crisis readiness

Apartment associations can prepare for situations in which essential services, such as heating, electricity or water, are interrupted in a building. You can find instructions on how to reduce the spread of viral infections in apartment buildings here. Read about how apartment associations can better prepare for crises here.

Also, fill in the crisis readiness form for apartment associations. On the basis of the results, the board of the apartment association can map the current situation in the apartment building and plan additional actions to improve preparedness to handle crises.

Last modified 14.03.2024