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Section highlightHouses into homes This report details findings to emerge from the evaluation during the first six months of delivery (April to September 2012).
Written Statement - The Draft Control of Dogs (Wales) Bill »We are committed to ensuring that out-of-control and dangerous dogs are dealt with effectively.Learn more »
Consultation on proposals for ground-breaking legislation to reform arrangements for renting homes
Minister for Housing and Regeneration Carl Sargeant has launched a White Paper for consultation on the Welsh Government’s legislative proposals to improve arrangements for renting homes.
- Cardiff Airport key to Wales’ position in global market – First Minister
- Culture Minister pledges support to Welsh broadcast industry
- Consultation on proposals for ground-breaking legislation to reform arrangements for renting homes
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- Business and economy
- Children and young people
- Culture and sport
- Education and skills
- Environment and countryside
- Equality and diversity
- Health and social care
- Housing and community
- Improving public services
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Section highlightAccess to information
The Welsh Government has followed the principles of openness in government for many years. Find out how you can make a freedom of information request or see requests that have already been made.
National minimum standards for regulated child care »These standards determine whether child minding and day care settings are providing adequate care for children under the age of 8.Learn more »
- Higher Education (Wales) Bill: Technical consultation
- Renting Homes White Paper
- Continuity and Change - Refreshing the Relationship between Welsh Government and the Third Sector in Wales
- Development of a national standards and outcomes framework for Children and Young People's advocacy services in Wales
- Strategic Environmental Assessment: Environmental Report, Rural Development Plan for Wales 2014-2020
- The draft School Governors’ Annual Reports (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2013
Featured consultation »Implementing the Domestic Fire Safety (Wales) Measure 2011
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Section highlightFurther and Higher Education (Governance and Information) (Wales) Bill 2013
Removes a number of technical restrictions and controls on colleges without changing the principal powers of colleges to provide further, higher and secondary education.
Legislative programme 2012 - 2013 »
Addressing the Assembly in the Senedd today, the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, detailed the eight bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the second year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightCommunity Infrastructure Levy
Local authorities can charge a Community Infrastructure Levy on new developments to support the infrastructure needed.
2nd Supplementary Budget 2012-13 »
Proposes a number of changes to the 1st Supplementary Budget for 2012-13, which was published on 26 June 2012.Learn more »
Are you at risk of homelessness or have you lost your home?
They may help you to find a home, and in some cases will have a duty to make sure you have one. They work with partners to help people keep their homes or find new ones, such as through:
- Family and landlord mediation;
- Housing and other benefits advice for help to pay rent;
- Dealing with housing debts;
- Mortgage rescue;
- Legal advice;
- Support to keep your tenancy;
- Helping people into private rented sector tenancies; and
- Information on how to apply for a social housing tenancy.
You can also get help from independent organisations, such as Shelter Cymru, Citizens Advice Bureaux and other advice centres.
Shelter Cymru is the main national homelessness organisation in Wales.
To get help as soon as possible contact your local authority or one of the following free telephone advice lines.
Shelter Cymru Advice Line
Telephone: 0845 075 5005
Visit: Shelter Cymru’s website (external link)
Legal Services Commission
Telephone: 0845 345 4345
Visit: Legal Services Commission’s website (external link)
Housing Debt Helpline
Telephone: 0800 107 1340
Visit: Housing Debt Helplines's website (external link)
Help for veterans
You can now access an online, searchable database about services for ex-services personnel at risk of homelessness.
We funded Cymorth Cymru and the Service Personnel & Veterans Agency to create the database. The directory covers over 610 services, giving detailed information about each one, what the service offers and how to access it. The directory will also be useful for other people in vulnerable circumstances and those working to help them.