Search Legislation

Housing (Wales) Act 2014


1.These Explanatory Notes are for the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 which was passed by the National Assembly for Wales on 8 July 2014 and received Royal Assent on 17 September 2014. These have been prepared by the Department for Local Government and Communities of the Welsh Government to assist the reader of the Act. The Explanatory Notes should be read in conjunction with the Act but are not part of it.

2.A reference to a local authority in these Explanatory Notes is a reference to a county council or a county borough council in Wales. These are all ‘local housing authorities’ in addition to their other functions. Local housing authorities in Wales are county or county borough councils which exercise a range of functions dealing with a variety of matters.

Back to top


Print Options


Explanatory Notes

Text created by the Welsh Government department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes accompany all Acts of the Welsh Parliament.


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources