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RLA Guest Blog: Welsh Housing Bill Passed

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The Housing (Wales) Bill was passed in plenary on 8 July 2014 and can receive Royal Assent from 6 August. The Residential Landlords Association will be helping educate landlords in Wales in advance of it coming into effect, expected in 2015 - here is an update for landlords in Wales from the RLA.

Posted by Residential Landlords Association on 21 July 2014

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How do adjudicators make decisions?

Whenever I speak at landlord or letting agents events I can guarantee that the thing that most people want to talk to me about is “how do adjudicators make decisions?”.

Posted by on 18 July 2014

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Adjudication Digest - Ringing the changes...

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Our monthly Adjudication Digest takes a recent decision by a TDS Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind it, to help you better understand how we make our adjudication decisions.Click here for the archive of our monthly Adjudication Digest

Posted by Michael Morgan, Director of Dispute Resolution on 17 July 2014

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Can a tenant be responsible for a landlord's obligations as a leaseholder?

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Our monthly Adjudication Digest takes a recent decision by a TDS Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind it, to help you better understand how we make our adjudication decisions.Click here for the archive of our monthly Adjudication Digest

Posted by Michael Morgan, Director of Dispute Resolution on 24 June 2014

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How to Rent: Government publishes new guide for tenants

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*A new guide for tenants in England has been published by the Department for Communities and Local Government. *

Posted by Chris Kendall on 10 June 2014

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Five easy ways to foster a good relationship with your tenants

*Old habits die hard, as they say, and most of us still remember that old maxim “do unto others as you would have them do unto you”.*

Posted by Ben Gosling, Commerical Trust on 5 June 2014

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Wales' Housing Law revolution: what it means for the private rented sector

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* Housing law in Wales is undergoing major change. The Housing (Wales) Bill 2014 is currently before the Welsh Assembly. It contains a lot of provisions that will mainly affect local authorities and housing associations.*

Posted by Martin Partington, Chair TDS on 23 May 2014

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Making a transparent case

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Our monthly Adjudication Digest takes a recent decision by a TDS Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind it, to help you better understand how we make our adjudication decisions.Click here for the archive of our monthly Adjudication Digest

Posted by Mike Morgan, Director of Dispute Resolution on 23 May 2014

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Superstrike returns

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Steve Harriott, CEO We said that there was a danger that judges might start to interpret the Superstrike Judgment in relation to statutory periodic tenancies to imply that Prescribed Information needed to be re-issued when a statutory period tenancy was created.  Well it has happened.

Posted by Steve Harriott, CEO on 13 May 2014

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Revealed: when tenants search for a home

*So you’ve just put your property on the market, but when will people be enquiring and asking to come for viewings?*

Posted by James Davis, CEO of Upad on 1 May 2014

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