This consultation ended 13 October 2014.

Consultation period:
22 July 2014 to 13 October 2014
Last updated:

Reviewing responses

The responses to this consultation are currently being reviewed. Details of the outcome will be published here in due course.

Original consultation

We want your views on the Renting Homes illustrative model contract & supporting guidance.

Consultation description

We want to hear your views on the structure and layout of the documents and supporting guidance. This information will help us to ensure the new arrangements under Renting Homes work as effectively as possible.

The Renting Homes White Paper which was the subject of a separate consultation in 2013 proposed replacing what is currently a confusing and complex area of law with a clearer simpler and more straightforward legal framework. The White Paper received strong support and the Renting Homes (Wales) Bill is scheduled to be introduced into the National Assembly in 2015.

For the proposed legal framework to be most effective it is important that the new rental contracts are easy to understand and use. This will help landlords and tenants agree rental arrangements at the outset and also avoid disputes later on. This consultation sets out what the new contracts under Renting Homes could look like together with examples of the sort of supporting guidance that may be required.

Consultation documents

Consultation document
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Annex 1 - Key matters document
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Annex 2 - Model contract
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Annex 3 - Model contract summary
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Annex 4 - Example of an easy read guide
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