Entries by Hazel

Allocation of Social Housing in Swansea

by Paul Bevan Deciding who is allocated a home goes right to the heart of debates about the purpose of social housing. It begs the question ‘who is social housing for’? In a time of an undersupply of affordable social housing is it for everyone, is it for people in the most desperate need of […]

Legal: Much-needed clarity in the law on landlord licensing

By Katie White and Alison Jones Unlicensed landlords in Wales cannot serve a section 8 eviction notice, following our successful intervention in a Court of Appeal case. This case law brings much-needed protection for tenants and clarity on a contentious issue. Since 2016 it has been illegal in Wales to act as a landlord or […]