News relating to the private rented sector from both England and Wales, affecting landlords.
The Shadow Housing Minister in Wales Mark Isherwood MS has called on the Welsh Government to rethink its decision to extend the possession notice period to six months, backing calls from the NRLA.
Landlords are calling on the Welsh Government to rethink the decision to extend notice periods for possession to six months.The NRLA has described the decision as draconian and has sent an open letter to the Welsh Minister for Housing & Local Government asking them to reconsider.
Landlords who let properties in England, Wales and Scotland can now have joint membership of associations north and south of the border under a new partnership. The NRLA and Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) are partnering to allow landlords with properties in England, Wales and Scotland to pay a small top-up fee to be members of both organisations.
Landlords are today welcoming news the Government has accepted its recommendations on how the new Green Homes Grant scheme should work. The NRLA has long campaigned for support for landlords to improve the energy efficiency of their homes which will benefit tenants through lower utility bills.
The NRLA has jointly produced guidance offering practical ways landlords and tenants can work to address arrears that might be building as a result of the pandemic.Â In this video NRLA deputy director of policy and campaigns Meera Chindooroy explains more about the guidance, which has been backed by organisations across the housing sector.
A new report published by the Lords Economic Affairs Committee is calling for radical changes to be made to Universal Credit.
In our politics update today we take a look at calls from some MPs to give local authorities more resources to police the private rented sector, and "No DSS" adverts.
Landlords in Wales can now hold viewings in occupied properties, providing social distancing is maintained at all times and tenants are not self-isolating or showing symptoms of coronavirus.
It comes as the housing market in Wales reopened fully on Monday 27th July, with new guidance issued by the Welsh Government on conducting viewings.
Leading housing lawyer and former RLA policy director David Smith has been announced as legal counsel for the National Residential Landlords Association.David is a partner at JMW Solicitors in London, specialising in landlord and tenant and property litigation in the residential sector.
Landlords in Wales will need to give tenants six months notice when repossessing homes under new rules announced by the Welsh Government today in response to the coronavirus crisis.