Tenants’ Guide

Most tenancies run smoothly, only the horror stories make the headlines. Landlords and agents have responsibilities to ensure properties are safe and fit homes, but tenants also have to keep their end of the bargain. This guide published by Rent Smart Wales answers a lot of questions that tenants may have.

Evidence

If there is a dispute at the end of your tenancy, you will need to produce evidence to support your claim.

This is a useful guide from the Deposit Protection Service (DPS) for claims for different items or issues. An accurate inventory is essential evidence to prove the differences between the start and the end of a tenancy.

Tenant Fee Ban, Wales

Here is everything you need to know about the Renting Homes (Fees Etc.) (Wales) Act 2019, otherwise known as the Tenant Fee Ban.  It comes into force today, 1st September 2019 and has implications for Landlords, Agents and Tenants.