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Lawbite: The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 - An update from the Real Estate Dispute Resolution team

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On 1 December 2022 the majority of the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 (RHWA) will come into force marking another significant divergence between the laws that apply in England and Wales in the residential tenancy field. This imminent development will have an effect on those with a property portfolio which includes residential tenanted property in Wales (including mixed-use properties) as well as those that reside in those properties.

This article offers an overview of the changes introduced by the RHWA. It is likely that the majority of residential leases and licenses across Wales will be captured and, as such, it is vital that parties understand how this differs from the previous regime.

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