Another Successful Cardiff Landlord Forum Meeting

Last night Douglas Haig, the RLA’s Director of Wales and Vice Chair, chaired another successful Cardiff Landlord Forum meeting at County Hall in Cardiff Bay. The meeting featured two key speakers: Howard Bowles, on behalf of his own financial planning company, and...

Wales Housing Bill Now The Housing Act

The much talked about Housing Bill has now become the Housing Act after it received Royal Assent on Wednesday, following a long legislative process.   The provisions of the Act will be introduced in due course, and we encourage our landlords to prepare for compliance...

Cwmbran Landlord Forum: Looking Forward

The Cwmbran Landlord Forum, established by QualitySolicitors Rubin Lewis O’ Brien, has developed a lot of positive publicity over the last couple of weeks. It is a very exciting time for landlords in the local area.  Over the next year or so, the forum will host a...

New Housing Minister for Wales

  Today we start a week with a new cabinet member in charge of the housing portfolio. Lesley Griffiths replaces Carl Sergeant.   This move has come at a significant time when the government is bringing about substantial changes to the private rented sector in Wales. ...
Time for your views: Standard Tenancy Contracts

Time for your views: Standard Tenancy Contracts

The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on the proposed model tenancy contract. This is intended to be introduced as part of the Renting Homes Bill. At the same time, we see it necessary for the RLA to undertake its own consultation on the model document; the...