Published: 14th Aug 2019

Cardiff based housing association Cadwyn, is calling on Cardiff landlords to lease their houses with them to help those at most risk of losing their homes. Approximately 8,000 households in Cardiff are on Cardiff Council’s waiting list for new homes, with around 400 new applications added each month. Currently, Cadwyn has just over 400 houses leased with them, but they say they need more to keep up with the demand. Cadwyn has launched #The400 campaign to encourage private landlords to lease their properties through one of their schemes to reduce the number of families and individuals waiting for safe and secure homes. Cabinet Member for Housing and Communities, Cllr Lynda Thorne, said: ‘We understand the importance of a good quality home for people’s wellbeing and while we are doing everything we can to increase the amount of affordable housing in the city, including building 2,000 new council homes and buying … (To read the full article, subscribe below)