wales

Legislation is set to change in Wales to ensure private rented properties are fit for human habitation

It has recently been announced that the legislation, Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 will change, effective from 15 July 2022. The new regulations are designed to ensure that private rented properties in Wales are fit for human habitation, including the provision of an adequate Fire and Carbon Monoxide alarm system. Section 91 of the Act […]

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New legislation in Wales makes electrical safety checks legal requirement for landlords

The Welsh Government has confirmed that the Renting Homes (Wales) Act will come into force on the 15 of July 2022. The changes will affect all social and private tenants and landlords. Part 4 of the Renting Homes (Wales) Act sets out the obligations placed on landlords regarding the condition of the dwelling. A landlord […]

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Welsh Government set to block fracking

Ministers in Wales are trying to block fracking in the country, until it’s proven to be safe. The controversial method of extracting shale gas has faced opposition in the country and the rest of the UK, because of fears over its environmental impact. Campaigners claim it could cause earthquakes, or release chemicals into the water […]

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