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13 Mar 2024
Avoid rent controls at all costs, Propertymark tells Senedd Committee

Our Head of Policy and Campaigns, Timothy Douglas, gave evidence to the Local Government and Housing Committee inquiry into the private rented sector (PRS) in Wales, urging them to learn lessons from the impact in Scotland and elaborating on key measures which were contained in Propertymark’s written evidence, such as a review of taxation, improved data collection, and a clear strategic plan to positively move the sector forward.

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28 Nov 2022
Fact sheet: Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

The Renting Homes (Wales) Act replaces existing legislation from the Housing Act 2004 with a new tenancy structure for Wales. The primary purpose is to make the legal framework easier to understand and will also mark a key separation in legislation between Wales and England.

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16 Jul 2021
Welsh Government opens Tenancy Hardship Grant applications

The announcement by the Minister of Climate Change Julie James MS, who also has a responsibility over housing, also marks the closure of the Tenancy Saver Loan scheme.

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13 Mar 2019
Issue 33 March / April 2019

Issue 33 tackles key issue facing the property industry including the changing face of Land Registry, The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018, Rent Smart Wales and is the high street still an agent's home?

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21 Jan 2019
Rent Smart Wales enforcement intensifies

It's now been well over two years since the introduction of Rent Smart Wales. Here we take a look at recent enforcement activity, with rent repayment orders becoming more common and enforcement teams showing renewed vigour to ensure that no stone is left unturned.

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03 Apr 2017
Fact sheet: Rent Smart Wales

The Housing (Wales) Act 2014 became law on 17 September 2014. The aim of the Act is to improve the supply, quality and standards of housing in Wales.