Future Renting Wales

Are you ready to operate successfully in the private rental market of the future?

Future Renting Wales is a new, national one day conference for the private rented sector. Private renting in Wales is undergoing massive change. Landlord registration and agent and landlord licensing were fully implemented last year, as part of Rent Smart Wales, while the Renting Homes Act will introduce a standard tenancy contract, new safety and minimum property standards for homes over the next few years.

Why attend?

Hear from the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children - responsible for housing policy in Wales - Carl Sargeant AM.

Understand more about the operation and future direction of landlord registration and licensing directly from the administering authority, Rent Smart Wales, Anne Rowland.

Learn what the implementation of the Renting Homes Act will mean for you and your rental business from the RLA's legal advisor, RLA Policy Director, David Smith.

Get the latest on how Westminster legislation on tax, energy efficiency and welfare reform are being implemented in Wales, from industry experts.

Meet other landlords and agents, share your experience and pick up advice, support and offers from a range of exhibitors.

Who should attend Future Renting Wales?

Anyone with an interest in private rented housing. From landlords with just one property, to those with larger portfolios, letting agency owners and staff, Assembly Members and their staff, local authority councillors and staff and housing charities.

Earlybird Discount

RLA Members - £20
Non-Members - £25

Book your ticket

Speaker spotlight

Carl Sargeant Cabinet Secretary for
Communities and Children

In the Third Assembly Carl became the Labour Group's Chief Whip and his first government post was as Deputy Minister for Assembly Business. Since then he has held the posts of Minister for Social Justice and Local Government; Minister for Local Government and Communities; Minister for Housing and Regeneration, and Minister for Natural Resources.

David Smith RLA Policy Director

David Smith is a specialist in residential landlord and tenant law.

He advises landlords and agents in this field with a particular focus on changes in the law. He is well known for his work on tenancy deposit protection, houses in multiple occupation and consumer protection legislation.

Douglas Haig

Douglas is the RLA Vice-Chairman and Director for Wales and also runs a group of companies involved in management, maintenance, sales and lettings of residential and commercial properties covering Wales and parts of England as well as being a landlord himself.

Future Renting Wales
Hosted by RLA Cymru
Seminar schedule

9.00 am
9.45 am
Welcome Cardiff City Council
9.50 am
Welcome - Douglas Haig, RLA
10.00 am
Renting Homes Act - David Smith, RLA
10.30 am
Agent Fee Ban Update
10.45 am
Wales PRS landlord journey
11.00 am
Break & Exhibition
11.30 am
Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children - Carl Sargeant AM
12 noon
HMOs and Planning
12:25 pm
State of the Wales PRS market
12:45 pm
1:45 pm
Rent Smart Wales - Anne Rowland
2:30 pm
Panel Discussion
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
Tax, Welfare - Leah Whitty, Energy Efficiency
4:30 pm
Round up and closing remarks - Douglas Haig

Getting There

Jury's Inn

1 Park Pl, Cardiff, CF10 3UD

Tel: 0161 774 2983

Email: jurysinncardiff@jurysinns.com

By car

Head west on A4161 and continue to follow. Turn left onto Kingsway, continue left onto Greyfriars Rd and then turn right onto Park Place. Take a left before Bellini's into the car park.

By foot

Jury's Inn Cardiff is a 5 minute walk from Cardiff Queen Street station. When leaving the station, take a right on Station Terrace, turn left onto Queen Street and then turn right onto Park Place. Jury's Inn Cardiff will be on your right on Park Place.

Future Renting Wales