Rent Smart Wales (RSW) is a Landlords' registration and licensing scheme.
To comply with the Housing (Wales) Act 2014, all landlords with properties in Wales must be registered and self-managing landlords and agents must be licensed.
Operating without a licence is a criminal offence.
The enforcement powers are now active. This means that failure to comply with the legislation is an offence.
If you are a landlord or Agent and have not yet complied, click find out what to do.
If you are a tenant you should check if your landlord /or agent is registered or licensed
Contact RSW via their website, or you can contact them by telephoning 03000 133344.
Code of Practice
The video below provides a brief summary of the Code of Practice document and reminds licence holders that they have a duty to abide by the code as part of their licence conditions.