Welcome to TPAS Cymru

The Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS Cymru) has supported social housing tenants and landlords across Wales to develop effective participation in housing for over 25 years.  We also work on the wider citizen engagement agenda, promoting good practice in public services, through training, support, practical projects and policy development.

We have extensive knowledge of social housing with a focus on issues from tenant perspective and for the benefit of the tenants.


New Welsh Government Consultations

TPAS Cymru invite comments from members to contribute to the consultations carried out by the Welsh Government and other agencies that impact on housing and community issues in Wales.

Click here to read the latest consultations ac to find out how to leave your comments.

TAP Cymru

The Tenant Advisory Panel (TAP) for the Regulatory Board for Wales has been set up in partnership by the Welsh Tenants Federation, TPAS Cymru and the Welsh Assembly Housing Regulation Team in light of the recent Essex Review .

Click here to read more about TAP.

TPAS Cymru Publications

TPAS Cymru produces a range of publications including guidance, information and specific statistics for the social housing sector in Wales. Our goal is to make information available in an accessible format, without compromising the quality of the information.

Visit our publications pages for further information on our latest publications.

TPAS Cymru Events

TPAS Cymru is hosting a number of events throughout the year to promote the sharing of good practice, expand knowledge and skills and to facilitate the development of tenant participation policy and housing in Wales. Visit our events pages for further information on our forthcoming events.

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TPAS stands for Tenant Participation Advisory Service and TPAS Cymru is the national tenants and landlord participation service for Wales.

Our essential Wales-wide role is to be a resource hub of information and expertise in advising on and promoting good practice in tenant participation for the benefit of tenants and social landlords alike.

Our work is wide ranging and includes; delivering training, undertaking reviews of tenant participation, establishing and supporting scrutiny, service user involvement , managing projects, organising events, disseminating information and good practice and much more.

We are active across Wales working with tenants, residents, landlords and supported housing providers, operating from our head office in Cardiff city centre and our a small regional office in North Wales.

Feel free to get in touch with us to find out how we can support you or to find out more about the services we provide:

Tel: 02920 237303;  Tel: 01492 593046


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A joint statement on the Autumn Spending Review 2015

2015 Autumn Spending Review – a joint statement by Welsh Tenants and TPAS Cymru The big story of the Autumn Spending Review, was undoubtedly the climb down by the Chancellor on the withdrawal of Tax Credits that would have taken … Continue reading

Scrutiny: keeping the spark alight

Over the last few weeks I’ve been out and about delivering training for new and established Tenant Scrutiny groups.  It’s great to see the enthusiasm of tenants who have volunteered their time to get involved in scrutiny and it’s always … Continue reading

A Welsh view of Tenant Participation in Scotland

TPAS Scotland Conference – Nov 2015. One blog post can’t cover 3 days of a very well run and successful conference but I’d like to comment on 4 things that made me think over the event. So firstly, let’s dive … Continue reading