Caerphilly County Borough Council
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RLA’s Rent Smart Wales training given top audit rating - 17 August 2017
The RLA’s Rent Smart Wales training has been given the scheme’s top ‘High Assurance’ rating following its first audit by a RSW inspector. The audit report praised the professionalism of the management, quality control and performance management systems as well as the association’s clear customer service and equality policies. It also awarded the RLA the highest rating of ‘low risk’ all areas ... more
20% of landlords still not registered with Rent Smart Wales - 5 August 2017
According to latest figures 20% of landlords still not registered with Rent Smart Wales almost two years on from the introduction of the registration and licensing scheme. Now Cardiff Council, which runs the scheme, is reviewing its enforcement policy so that the 22 different local authorities can better coordinate their efforts. Here at the RLA we never expected RSW to achieve 100% compliance ... more
Consultation on letting fees ban for Wales - 21 July 2017
The Welsh government has launched its formal consultation on plans for a Welsh lettings fee ban. Communities and Children Secretary Carl Sargeant AM launched the process this week, saying he wants to be ‘fully informed’ of the potential impact on landlords and agents before legislation is brought forward. Mr Sargeant said: “I believe the time has come to ask serious questions about ... more
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
Events and Training
|RLA Online Training||More Info|
|Utilities (Gas, Electrical and Water Supply) Safety||19th September 2017||Bristol||£80 to £100||Book Now|
|Condensation and Dampness||19th September 2017||Bristol||£80 to £100||Book Now|
|Principles of Lettings||21st November 2017||Bristol||£99 to £135||Book Now|
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