News relating to the Welsh private rented sector affecting landlords.
The Senedd (Welsh Parliament) has approved a Bill designed to give tenants greater security of tenure, due to come into force in Spring 2022 as part of wholescale reform to the private rented sector.
The Renting Homes (Amendment) Bill, which aims to give greater security of tenure to tenants, passed its penultimate hurdle in the Senedd (Welsh Parliament) yesterday.
Landlord Yvonne bought a property in Conwy, North Wales 5 years ago. Prior to the pandemic hitting, there were no issues with the tenant. However, issues began to arise in March last year when the tenant suddenly stopped paying any rent.
An 'accountability deficit' exists within Rent Smart Wales,
the nation's registration and licensing authority for the private rented sector, according to a report published by the NRLA today.
The Welsh Government recently laid regulations to enforce the winter truce that bailiffs and High Court Enforcement Officers (HCEO) have been asked to follow over the Christmas period, from 11 December 2020 to 11 January 2021. In this blog NRLA Wales policy officer Calum Davies explains what landlords in Wales need to know.
This week NRLA Wales launched its manifesto ahead of the Welsh Parliament election next year. In this blog NRLA Chief Executive Ben Beadle writes about the NRLA's six key calls for the parties standing in the 2021 Welsh Parliament elections.
The National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) Wales has released its manifesto for the forthcoming election, explaining that only when the private rented sector (PRS) is regarded as part of the solution to the housing crisis can landlords and tenants prosper.
Wales' Equality, Local Government, and Communities Committee considered amendments put forward to the Renting Homes (Amendment) Bill last week. The purpose
of the Bill is to give private tenants in Wales 12-months security of tenure. In this blog NRLA policy officer Calum Davies writes about the amendments.
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.