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Renting Homes (Amendment) (Wales) Bill introduced

24 February 2021

The Welsh Government has announced the introduction of the Renting Homes (Amendment) (Wales) Bill which extends the minimum notice period from two to six months alongside other new provisions and will be implemented before the end of its current Assembly (May 2021). Read More...

Landlord case makes legal history

24 February 2021

A Wales based landlord pleaded guilty to harassing a tenant, which is the first time a case of this nature has been brought to the Crown Court and received a six-month jail term suspended for two years. Read More...

PM announces COVID-19 Winter Plan

Monday 23 November 2020

Boris Johnson, today, 23 November, announced in Parliament, a COVID-19 Winter Plan which provides a roadmap out of national lockdown in England from 2 December.

In his statement, the Prime Minister outlined a return to a revamped three-tier system adhering to a uniform set of rules, stating that there will be no negotiation with individual regions.

Details of the full Winter Plan can be found here

It is expected that more regions will be in higher levels than before and details of which areas are in which tiers, will be announced on Thursday 26 November.

Local tier restrictions 

Propertymark is in contact with the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government to understand whether there will be any impact on any aspect of sales or lettings processes and updates will be provided on our website or in our weekly Industry Insights Vlog.

As the country enters a new stage of restrictions, it is more important than ever that agents follow the COVID-19 guidance and apply this throughout their business. Propertymark has created overlaying best practice guidance to support our members to work safely and effectively.