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A little more conversation..

Open communication and understanding is an integral feature of any good relationship. The tenant/landlord relationship is no different. Open Doors Champion Tanya speaks of  the importance of improving our dialogue with landlords and tenants in a bid to improve everyone's experiences of the sector. 

Mental Health and the Private Rented Sector

Having a ‘home’ is more than just having a roof over our head. Having somewhere to call home is essential to living a healthy and well-balanced life for everyone.

From Hostel to the Private Rented Sector

Tenant Champion Damien gives his insight in to the challenges of hostel residents moving to the PRS. 

I'm a refugee, will you rent to me?

Open Doors contacted Welsh Refugee Council to learn more about the experiences of refugees that live within the private rented sector in Cardiff. Services Manager, Salah Rasool spoke to us about the difficulties that he had within his role to encourage landlords in accepting tenants that had refugee status.

How does the Equality Act protect tenants?

As private tenants, we have rights that protect us from discrimination, harassment and mistreatment. Read our blog on the Equality Act to find out more. 

My experience as a student tenant

Steven is one of our tenant champions who got involved with the project through a desire to share his own experiences to try and make things better for others.

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