Rent Smart Wales handles the registration and licensing of landlords and letting agents.
All landlords must register to rent a property and all letting agents must have a licence.
Landlords and letting agents
If you are a landlord or a letting agent who rent or manage accommodation, you need to have a licence.
Register with Rent Smart Wales
To get a licence for renting accommodation you need to register with Rent Smart Wales.
If you rent accommodation without a licence
It is illegal to rent or manage accommodation without a licence. If you do not register and receive a licence you may receive a fixed penalty, be taken to court or fined.
Rent Smart Wales provides services for tenants:
- what to consider when renting a home
- your rights
- your responsibilities
- check your landlord is registered
- check your landlord is licensed
- check your letting agent is licensed