Understanding Written Statements in Wales
4th Apr 2023

Understanding Written Statements in Wales

The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016, which came into force on 1st December 2022, has been a game changer for residential lettings, comprehensively rewriting housing law in Wales. It Introduced new rights for tenants and prescribed rules and procedures for agents and landlords including the potentially confusing requirement to provide their tenants (now referred to as contract-holders) with written statements. The transition for Welsh housing law presents a substantial body of new information to digest and incorporate into letting agents already busy workloads. Interpreting and administering the terminology such as written statements is demanding. Get them wrong, and an agent ...

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