Here you will find responses that we have submitted to consultations by government departments and other organisations that are relevant to mortgage lenders and their customers.
Members and associates can also keep up to date with our work in progress on formulating responses to consultations that haven't yet reached their closing date. Please note some content is restricted for members and associates only.
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|Consultation title||Consulting body||Summary||Consulting period||Status|
|Regulatory reform of Registered Social Landlords||WG||We are working with regulators and officials in the UK’s devolved nations as they develop their respective proposals to recalibrate the extent of government/ regulatory control over their RSL sectors.||08/05/17 - 03/07/17||Closed|
|Changes to frequency of Help to Buy - Wales statistical outputs||WG||We support the proposal as it should provide more meaningful information for lenders and also align reporting with other Welsh Government statistical outputs on housing.||01/03/17 - 24/05/17||Closed|
|A revised and improved approach to delivery of housing regulation||WG||We believe that these judgements should, subject to effectively resourced implementation, support lenders and investors in calibrating their own assessments of RSL businesses.||13/01/17 - 24/02/17||Closed|
|Social Housing Rent Standard and Guidance 2016||WG||We note that most of the proposals relate more to local authorities as registered social landlords and, as such, are of tangential interest to our members.||17/06/16 - 12/08/16||Closed|
|Tax devolution in Wales - Land Transaction Tax||WG||We responded to the Welsh Government consultation on a Land Transaction Tax, to replace Stamp Duty Land Tax in Wales from April 2018. To the extent that we welcome the proposed...||10/02/15 - 06/05/15||Closed|
|Land Transaction Tax||WG||We responded to the Welsh Government consultation on a Land Transaction Tax, to replace Stamp Duty Land Tax in Wales from April 2018. To the extent that we welcome the proposed...||10/02/15 - 06/05/15||Closed|
|Draft guidance on housing association board member remuneration||WG||We responded by welcoming the flexibility and freedom for boards to decide to remunerate, as this could help attract and retain the required skills and expertise needed for good governance....||15/09/14 - 08/12/14||Closed|
|Renting Homes - Illustrative model contract||WG||We responded to the Welsh Government consultation on an illustrative model contract under the proposed Renting Homes regime. We highlighted the need for fundamental terms including payment of rent and...||23/07/14 - 14/10/14||Closed|
|Code of Governance for Welsh housing associations||CHC||The CML has responded to a consultation by Community Housing Cymru on a draft Code of Governance for Welsh housing associations. We broadly welcome the proposed code, which could help...||31/08/14 - 31/08/14||Closed|
|Meeting the Housing Challenge: Building a consensus for action||WG||CML Cymru has responded to the Welsh Government discussion paper Meeting the Housing Challenge: Building a consensus for action. We focus on implications for lenders, particularly in the buy-to-let market,...||01/02/12 - 17/02/12||Closed|