Powys Housing News

Do you rent out a property in Wales?

Landlords and agents are now required by law to be registered or licenced
A new law has been introduced in Wales which applies to all landlords and agents of private residential property.

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12 Jul 2016 16:49

Rent Smart Wales: Landmark landlord licensing scheme hailed as UK first

Welsh Housing Minister Lesley Griffiths says Wales is leading the way on driving up standards in the private rented sector with the launch of Rent Smart Wales.

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24 Nov 2015 17:20

Test of Intentionality coming in 1st July 2015

New Housing legislation, HOUSING (WALES) ACT 2014 came into force in Wales with effect from 27TH APRIL 2015.

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16 Jun 2015 16:13

Social Rented Homes Available Now!

Click on the following link to see what social rented properties are available for rent now
Homes Available Now

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03 Jun 2015 11:06

One Number for PCC Housing Services: 01597 827464

From the 17th November, if you want to contact the Housing Service you only need to ring one number 01597 827464.

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16 Nov 2014 21:22

Cabinet Approve Powys Common Allocations Scheme

On the 9th September 2014 the Cabinet resolved that the new Common Allocations Scheme would be implemented from the 24th November 2014.

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25 Sep 2014 16:11

New Common Housing Allocation Policy and Procedure

Powys County Council and its partners have developed a new common housing allocations policy with shared housing options.

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26 Mar 2014 15:11

Your Benefits are Changing - Find out if you are affected

If you are receiving benefits things could soon be changing for you.

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30 Jan 2013 15:01

Powys joins Homeswapper

Did you know that if you wanted to move you can swap homes?
Powys County Council have partnered up with HomeSwapper the UK’s leading council house exchange and home swap direct provider to give you free access to their Mutual Exchange service for free.

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27 Nov 2012 15:35

Local Authority Mortgage Scheme launched

Powys County Council, in partnership with Lloyds TSB, has recently launched an initiative to help first time buyers in the county.

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23 Aug 2012 15:47

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