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First Rent Smart Wales Prosecution

First Rent Smart Wales Prosecution

  A landlord has been hit with a court bill of £5,570 for operating an unlicensed HMO and breaching Rent Smart Wales licensing requirements. Robert Ivor Grovell from Tram Lane, Llanfrechfa, Cwmbran was fined £4,400 by Newport magistrates and ordered to pay £1,000...
Brainstorm: Rent Smart Wales

Brainstorm: Rent Smart Wales

Rent Smart Wales has been with us for almost a year and a half now, with enforcement just kicking in last November. The national landlord licensing scheme requires all landlords renting private residential properties in Wales to register and if self-managing, licence....
Section 21 and Rent Smart Wales

Section 21 and Rent Smart Wales

It has almost been a month since landlord registration and licensing in Wales has been in full force (the scheme launched in November 2015, but full enforcement began on the 23rd of November 2016). Landlords who have not registered with Rent Smart Wales and licensed,...
Rent Smart Wales: What to do NOW

Rent Smart Wales: What to do NOW

Enforcement of mandatory licensing for landlords and agents in Wales has now begun. We have compiled a list of useful information below to answer the pertinent questions about Rentsmart Wales. We will continue to update this page to keep you as best informed as...