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RLA launches new-look Local Authority Network - 18 July 2017

The RLA has launched its new-look Local Authority Network site, a unique and easy-to-use resource that helps bring landlords and local authorities closer together. With local and national government rules changing in what seemS like the blink of an eye, it is not surprising that many landlords are confused about their obligations. This is where the Local Authority Network comes in. The site ... more

Landlord landed with £3.5k court bill over Rent Smart Wales offences - 17 July 2017

A Cardiff landlord who ignored the Rent Smart Wales scheme faces a bill of more than £3,500 for non-compliance. Landlord Shelley Bailey of Eastwood Park, Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire was prosecuted under the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 for breaking the law requiring all private landlords with properties in Wales to register and all self-managing landlords and agents to become trained and licensed. Acting on ... more

Government must work with landlords, not against them - 17 July 2017

Councillor Joe Carter is the Liberal Democrat housing spokesperson on Cardiff Council. In an exclusive article for the RLA he shares his views on the problems faced by the PRS in Wales and why it is vital that the government works with landlords to solve them. As the dust settles on the general election and politicians both in Westminster and Cardiff Bay get ... more

RLA welcomes digital tax changes - 14 July 2017

The RLA, today, welcomes the confirmation that only those landlords with a turnover above £85,000 will be expected to keep digital tax records as part of making tax digital. The Treasury;s announcement mirrors the calls that we made in our submission on the consultation introducing the initiative, and this reflects the concerns Douglas Haig, RLA Vice-Chairman and Director for Wales, expressed ... more

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