News relating to the Welsh private rented sector affecting landlords.
City and County of Swansea will be pushing ahead with an additional licensing scheme for houses in multiple occupation (HMO) in the St Thomas electoral ward, and to renew the scheme in the Castle and Uplands wards, it has been announced.
Calum Davies, NRLA Wales policy and public affairs officer on the fifth anniversary of registration and licensing scheme Rent Smart Wales, and the new rules being introduced.
The NRLA Wales has today launched its campaign for political parties to commit to expanding the evidence base for housing by introducing a Welsh Housing Survey (WHS). The call comes as the Senedd is in the process of passing its fourth Bill affecting the private rented sector in six years without any comprehensive, government-commissioned data set for housing to support good policy making.
A nationwide lockdown is returning to Wales following an announcement made today by First Minister Mark Drakeford MS, with some implications for the private rented sector (PRS) when it comes to house moves and viewings. The lockdown will come into force at 6pm on Friday 23 October and last until Monday 9 November.
This month the Government introduced Green Homes Grants for homeowners and landlords, but these apply to England only. In this blog NRLA policy officer Tim Thomas writes about the support available for landlords in Wales.
The NRLA is a step closer to securing changes to the possession reform Bill currently progressing through the Senedd after the Welsh GovernmentÂ accepted NRLA proposals.
The Welsh Governments Tenancy Saver Loans, which allows tenants to apply for low-interest, affordable, paid-to-landlord loans to cover their coronavirus-related arrears, launched today. The loan scheme is something the NRLA campaigned extensively for.
For the second time in a week, an influential parliamentary committee in Wales has made recommendations echoing some of the NRLA's key policy asks. NRLA public affairs and policy officer Calum Davies explains more.
In its first week since the summer recess, the Welsh Parliament has seen the private rented sector (PRS) and housing take centre stage, at least for those who follow its proceedings closely. In this blog, NRLA policy officer Calum Davies explains more.
Landlords in Wales must give tenants six months notice by default of their intension to gain possession in most cases until 31st March 2021, Welsh Housing Minister Julie James announced today. The temporary extension to the notice period had been due to expire at the end of this month. However there are some concessions to the new notice period following extensive NRLA campaigning.