posted on Tuesday, 30 April 2019 by

Ending 'no fault' evictions in Wales

Ending no-fault evictions in Wales

During the Welsh Labour Conference in Llandudno, Mark Drakeford AM, the Leader of Welsh Labour and First Minister of Wales, announced that the Welsh Government will be bann.....

posted on Tuesday, 26 February 2019 by

Spring Cleaning Checklist for Tenants and Landlords

Spring Cleaning Checklist for Tenants and Landlords


Guest blog written on behalf of Just Landlords, the UK Landlord Insurance provider (.....

posted on Wednesday, 13 February 2019 by sarahv

Goodbye for now . . .

Goodbye for now!

Project Manager Sarah Vining is stepping down from her role to pursue a new opportunity with the RSPCA Cymru. Here she reflects on the successes of Open Doors so far, and what the future has in store for the p.....

posted on Tuesday, 27 November 2018 by sarahv

Open Doors Project wins award

Open Doors are very pleased to announce that they were the winners of the ‘New Ideas and Innovation’ award at the CIH Cymru Welsh Housing Awards 2018. Project Manager Sarah V.....

posted on Wednesday, 05 September 2018 by sarahv

Pets in the PRS – a pawsome combination?

Pets in the PRS – a pawsome combination? 

I have recently been lucky enough to become the owner of this gorgeous furball – Obi, a two and a half year old Jack Russell Terrier, who joined us from the Dogs Trust abou.....

posted on Thursday, 09 August 2018 by sarahv

Happy Birthday Open Doors!


posted on Monday, 02 July 2018 by sarahv

Identity-based violence: what is it, and how can we help to prevent it?

Last week I attended the EHRC Exchange Annual Conference, in Cardiff City Stadium. The theme of the day was ‘Identity-based violence and how to tackle it’. There were excellent and inspiring speeches, particularly from Nazir Afzal, .....

posted on Friday, 15 June 2018 by sarahv

Our Landlord Guide

As a private landlord, we know that you already have a lot to think about. Our project, Open Doors, is a two year scheme managed by Tai Pawb and the RLA, which is aiming to provide tenants, landlords and letting agents in the private rented s.....

posted on Monday, 11 June 2018 by

Beth yw Deddf Cydraddoldeb (2010)? (eng Copy)

Beth yw Deddf Cydraddoldeb (2010)? – Ac yn bwysicach, a ddylem ni falio?

Daeth Deddf Cydraddoldeb (2010) i rym yn 2010 ac roedd yn cryfhau&rsq.....

posted on Friday, 01 June 2018 by sarahv

Universal Credit - A Landlord's Learning

I attended this course as a Private landlord which came as a shock to the other participants! The other attendees were mainly housing professionals working to support tenants in their tenancies. It was great to network with these professionals .....

posted on Wednesday, 08 November 2017 by itpieadmin

A picture paints a thousand words


When building this website, we wanted to make the imagery as inclusive as possible. A study by Lloyds Bank found that only 47% of .....

posted on Wednesday, 08 November 2017 by itpieadmin

What is the need for this project?


Open Doors will be supporting and advising tenants to raise awareness of key rights, responsibilities and solutions amongst priva.....

posted on Tuesday, 07 November 2017 by itpieadmin

My experience as a landlord


An important part of the Open Doors project is the recruitment of Champions – people who embody what our project is about, and use.....

posted on Tuesday, 07 November 2017 by itpieadmin

PRS Adverts: What is lawful?


We will go through a number of different scenarios to look at what is lawful and what is not.

Scenario 1: Sta.....

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