Commenced on 23rd Nov 2015, all landlords in wales must become registered.
A landlord must provide up-to-date information about them selves and their rental properties in Wales,
This new requirement comes from part 1 of The Housing Act 2014 (Wales).
If you own a property in wales that’s let out on an assured, assured shorthold or regulated tenancy with a tenant that live in the property as their main residence and they pay you money to live there, As landlord you must register therefore could be an individual person, a group of people or even a company, If the property being registered in joint ownership, One lead owner must register it on behalf of all other owners, If the property owned by company , The company register as landlord.
The landlord must include the address of all rental properties in Wales in regards to their registration, This will be the address of all dwellings(Buildings, Part of a building, Occupied as a separate dwelling) Which are offered to let or marketed under a domestic tenancy.
Landlords have a year to comply with this new obligation.
Landlords can apply online registration cost is on website, This is the cost for each landlord type registering, The cost for registration does not increase in more than one rental property is part of the registration. Landlord can request a paper application form to complete if they can’t apply online.
In addition to register another property that subject to let under a domestic tenancy in Wales, A landlord has 28 days to comply with.
A landlord’s registration will last 5 years after which time they must re-register, also as landlord must keep the information during the registered period within up-to-date. By law, Certain changes in information must be notified.