Do you rent out a property in Wales?

Landlords and agents are now required by law to be registered or licenced. A new law -The Housing (Wales) Act 2014 - has been introduced in Wales which applies to all landlords and agents of private residential property. If you own, rent out, manage and/or live in a rented property then this law will impact on you.

Are you a landlord?

If the answer is YES to all the following questions you will need to register as a landlord:

  • Do you own a residential property that you don’t live in?

  • Do you let someone else live in it?

  • Do you receive money for them living there?

    Registration is quick and easy. It can be done online at rentsmart  or by phoning 03000 133 344 to request a paper form.

    Do you manage a rental property?

    If the answer is YES to any of the following questions you will need to apply for a licence:

  • Are you a landlord who self-manages your property?

  • Are you an agent who lets and manages properties on behalf of landlords?

  • Are you a friend, family member or associate of a landlord who looks after their property for them?

    You can apply for a licence online at www.rentsmart.gov.wales or you can phone 03000 133 344.

    For further details please go to rentsmart or click here

     

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