Month: October 2022

RENTING HOMES (WALES) ACT 2016 FITNESS FOR HABITATION REQUIREMENTS– no rent payable !!!

The Act comes into force on 1 December 2022. These duties apply from the occupation date of all new contracts issued under The Act and BEFORE a contract-holder moves in. Under this Act a property will not be considered fit for human habitation if theproperty does not have:1. Mains interlinked smoke alarms on each storey …

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RENTING HOMES (WALES0 ACT 2016 The Reintroduction of Fitness for Human Habitation test – 15 th July 2022!

The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 sets outs the obligations placed on a landlordwith regard to the condition of a dwelling. The Act applies to all occupation contracts made for a term of less than seven years.Properties must be compliant with the fitness for human habitation test from 15 th July2022. A landlord must ensure …

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RENTING HOMES (WALES) ACT 2016 The death of S21 and S8 Notices

Possession of Converted Contracts Landlords you will be aware that when a contract has ended and a tenantremains in occupation the contract becomes a periodic contract. This blog dealswith those periodic contracts prior to and post 1 December 2022. From 1 December 2022 Notices cannot be given to the tenant if the Landlordhas failed to …

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The Renting Homes (Wales) Act Ending Contracts

These provisions are covered in the Renting Homes (Amendment) (WalesAct 2021 and The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 (Amendment of Schedule 9A)Regulations 2022 This list only applies to new standard occupation contracts where notices havebeen served under s173 (landlord’s notice), s186 (landlord’s notice in connectionwith the end of a term) or section 194 (landlord’s break …

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RENTING HOMES (WALES) ACT 2016 The death of s21 and s8 notices (contd). Possession of Converted Contracts

Standard Fixed Term Contracts S21 Notice – Issued Before 1 December 2022 If a S21 notice is issued before the 1 December 2022, the Notice will remainenforceable after this date but only if the possession claim is made to the Court by31 January 2023 or within 2 months of the Notice expiring (whichever is the …

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