Month: February 2022

Safety Details

Energy Performance Certificates All rental properties are now required to have an Energy Performance Certificate available to show any prospective tenant. This certificate is provided following a survey. The survey considers the construction of the building, the heating systems installed, insulation levels and proportion of low-energy light bulbs. The result is depicted as a graph, …

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Six-month notice periods extended in Wales and why landlords should act now.

By Elaine Gunning Welsh Landlords – the requirement for Landlords to provide 6 months notice to occupants who are protected tenants, statutory tenants, secure tenants, assured tenants, assured shorthold tenants, introductory tenants, and demoted tenants (except where those notices relate to anti-social behavior or domestic violence) is EXTENDED once more to 24 March 2022. This …

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Welsh Water urges landlords to act to avoid costs brought about by regulation change.

By Elaine Gunning A change in regulations means landlords whose properties are served by Welsh Water are required to let them know of changes in tenancy within 21 days. Landlords could be liable for water and sewerage charges if they fail to update their information within their Welsh Water account. The Regulations The 2014 Regulations  …

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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES – WALES – EXTENSION OF PERIOD FOR EVICTIONS

By Elaine Gunning Welsh Landlords – the requirement for Landlords to provide 6 months notice to occupants who are protected tenants, statutory tenants, secure tenants, assured tenants, assured shorthold tenants, introductory tenants, and demoted tenants (except where those notices relate to anti-social behavior or domestic violence) is EXTENDED to 31 December 2021. The alteration took …

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“Nest”: Welsh Government Warm Homes Scheme

“Nest” is available to all householders in Wales and provides advice on saving energy, money management, energy tariffs, and benefit entitlement. There are free home energy efficiency improvements available if all three conditions set out below are satisfied: you own or privately rent your home (not from a local authority or housingassociation) your home is …

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