GN19-19 Rent Smart Wales and Mandatory Landlord Registration

This guidance note summarises the legislative requirements for Landlords and Residential Lettings Agents registration in Wales.  CLA members must meet these requirements if letting residential properties in Wales, either directly or via an agent.  Specifically, the Guide covers mandatory registration with Rent Smart Wales under Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014. 

Legislation relating to the Private Rented Sector in Wales is changing.  Further guidance notes will be issued shortly relating to proposed new forms of residential tenancy and restrictions on Landlord and Agent Fees in Wales.

Ecclesiastical exemption and guidance on scheduled monuments (Wales) - Heritage

This was a consultation on draft new Cadw/Welsh Government guidance Managing scheduled monuments in Wales.  The draft already reflected comments made by the CLA on an earlier draft, but this response makes a few further comments to improve the text and to clarify that there can, in some cases, be good reasons to make changes to scheduled monuments. 


GN11-18 Getting heritage consents and heritage-relevant planning consents in Wales

This Guidance Note is the only substantive guidance on this subject written from the point of view of managers and owners of heritage in Wales.  It gives advice on how to get listed building and planning consents for heritage-releated proposals, i.e. proposals which would affect listed buildings, conservation areas, world heritage sites, registered parks and gardens, scheduled and unscheduled monuments, and other significant heritage, or land within their settings.  It has been updated to March 2018.  There is a separate Guidance Note for England.

Wales Needs Landowners to solve the Rural Housing Crisis

Landowners play a vital part in providing homes in Wales’ the rural community. More must be done to enable more homes to be built. This was the starting-point at CLA Cymru’s summit on housing at the Pierhead, near the Senedd, on 7th November. Sponsored by the Welsh Conservatives Leader, Andrew R.T.Davies AM, the event was attended by political representatives, key officials, stakeholders and CLA members.


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