Decision details

Rent Smart Wales Progress and Preparation for Renewal Activities

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Pursuant to the Council’s designation as Single Licensing Authority for Wales (brand name Rent Smart Wales) this report provides an update on the first 5 years of operating on behalf of Welsh Authorities and seeks endorsement for the refinements now being made in preparation for renewal activities.





1.            the progress made by Rent Smart Wales in delivery of  the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 be noted and


2.            the refinements required to policies and processes specifically relating to registration, licence, compliance and renewal activities be endorsed


3.            the ‘Agent Audit’ grading structure set out be approved and authority be delegated to the Corporate Director Resources to revise the grading structure in light of operational experience.


Publication date: 16/10/2020

Date of decision: 15/10/2020

Decided at meeting: 15/10/2020 - Cabinet

Date comes into force if not called in: 28/10/2020

Call-in deadline date: 27/10/2020

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