YMCA Cardiff Private Rented Sector Scheme

Project summary

The Private Rented Sector Scheme (PRS): Recognises the limited stock of social housing available in Cardiff, and provides a scheme to work with private landlords willing to offer their vacant properties to YMCA residents on an ‘as and when’ basis. Landlords are offered a bond/bond guarantee to help set up the tenancy. 


Who is eligible?

Check with the YMCA to find out eligibility criteria.

Client services
  • Bond Guarantees
  • Assistance with finding properties in the PRS
  • Client support plan
  • Housing Benefit assistance
  • Practical support for tenants (e.g. advice on setting up tenancy/deposit)
  • Tenancy support service
  • Assessment of client needs


How are referrals made

Via Cardiff YMCA 


Landlord services
  • Ongoing tenancy support
  • Bond guarantee
  • Housing Benefit assistance
  • Inventory
  • Mediation services
  • Updates on new legislation

Serviced offered to landlords:- * a bond guarantee of £250, plus one month's rent in advance (subject to availability of funds) which is returned to the YMCA and NOT the tenant at the end of the tenancy if there is no valid claim.

Location of landlord's properties


Other information

Organisation: YMCA Cardiff

Project: Private Rented Sector Scheme

Type of organisation: Registered Charity

Last updated: 29/07/2020 16:49

Local Authority: Cardiff

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