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Julie James AM, Minister for Housing and Local Government

First published:
24 May 2019
Last updated:

This was published under the 2016 to 2021 administration of the Welsh Government

This is a consultation on making two sets of regulations under the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act 2019:

  1. Regulations under paragraph 6 of Schedule 1 to the 2019 Act may set an additional description of default and prescribe a limit on payments in default - Consultation seeks views on what default payments may be required and what, if any limits are placed on them for a breach of a tenancy agreement.
  2. Regulations may prescribe information a landlord (or agent) must provide to a prospective tenant before they take a holding deposit - Consultation seeks view on what information must be given to a prospective tenant before they pay a holding deposit to a landlord or agent.

The consultation will start on 24 May 2019 and end on 19 July 2019.