Resources for Landlords

Useful resources for Landlords

Landlord Guides

Information for landlords on the MEES regulations can be found here

Guidance for landlords on Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) | Centre for Sustainable Energy (cse.org.uk)


Caerphilly Council’s Equalities and Welsh Language team produced a guidance and information document to help landlords better understand their tenants:

Equalities-Guidance-for-Landlords


Tenancy Agreements

The government has a model tenancy agreement for assured shorthold tenancies.


  ‘Inventory Compliance in 2020: Reporting processes and guidance you need to know!’ 

Inventories

Inventory Hive along with Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) are looking back on ‘Inventory Compliance in 2020: Reporting processes and guidance you need to know!’ in this Inventory Hive Webinar.

Richard Abbots (Inventory Hive) and Alison MacDougall (TDS) will talk you through everything you need to know about your reporting process

Advice from the Tenancy Deposit Scheme on how to approach inventories:

 


TDS Seminar – The Landlord’s Guide to Tenants with Pets

 

Tenancy Deposit Protection

By law, landlords must protect deposits on assured shorthold tenancies in a government approved scheme such as TDS.

Agents and Landlords have the choice to use an Insurance or Custodial scheme to protect their deposits.

Visit the TDS website to find out more:


Regulation

A number of professional bodies exist to promote best practice in the private rented sector:


safeAgentThe SAFE Agent mark can be displayed by letting agents who protect tenant and landlord money through client money protection schemes.