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Wage subsidy will help renters, but more support is needed: Chancellor publishes Winter Economy Plan

A new job support scheme and an extension to the self-employment income support scheme are among the announcements included in Rishi Sunaks Winter Economy Plan, published today.

Industry News Victoria Barker 24/09/2020
Wage subsidy will help renters, but more support is needed: Chancellor publishes Winter Economy Plan

WATCH: Fire Door Safety Week 2020 - what landlords need to know

This week it is the annual Fire Door Safety Week. The annual awareness week is now in its seventh year. Organised by the British Woodworking Federation with several industry partners, the campaign aims to raise awareness and understanding of the vital role that fire doors play in protecting life and property.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 24/09/2020
WATCH: Fire Door Safety Week 2020 - what landlords need to know

Wales Tenant Saver Loan scheme - a key step towards a support package

In this short research note Nick Clay and Calum Davies review the Tenant Saver Loan Scheme recently launched by the Welsh Government. Using primary research, the NRLA endorse the scheme. Not only does it bring respite for landlords, it is a policy which supports those most in need. However this policy initiative, though welcome, is insufficient on its own.

Special Report Nick Clay 23/09/2020
Wales Tenant Saver Loan scheme - a key step towards a support package

NRLA calls make headlines

The NRLA has made national headlines in newspapers and on TV and radio following campaigns around the evictions ban and additional support for landlords and tenants affected by Covid-19.

Industry News Victoria Barker 23/09/2020
NRLA calls make headlines

Landlords urged to respond to licensing consultations

The NRLA is urging landlords to respond to local authority licensing consultations.

Industry News Victoria Barker 22/09/2020
Landlords urged to respond to licensing consultations

Blog: Evictions - the here and now

On the day the courts reopen to hear repossession cases Paul Shamplina, Founder of Landlord Action shares his thoughts on the latest changes and what they mean for tenants.

Insights and Opinions Paul Shamplina 21/09/2020
Blog: Evictions - the here and now

What landlords need to know about enforcing a possession order after the courts reopen

The evictions moratorium is due to lift on 20th September. In this blog, NRLA Senior Policy Officer James Wood explains what landlords need to know when it comes to enforcing a possession order after the courts reopen.

Insights and Opinions James Wood 18/09/2020
What landlords need to know about enforcing a possession order after the courts reopen

New 'golden rules' to sustain tenancies

New golden rules to sustain tenancies in the rental market have been published ahead of the courts beginning to hear possession cases from Monday. The rules, drafted by the NRLA, form a central part of measures announced by the Government to ensure courts can start to process possession cases following a six-month ban. If landlords fail to follow the rules, they run the risk of cases being adjourned by the courts for a potentially lengthy period of time, in some cases with no rent being paid.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 17/09/2020
New 'golden rules' to sustain tenancies

BLOG: Housing high on the agenda as the Senedd returns

In its first week since the summer recess, the Welsh Parliament has seen the private rented sector (PRS) and housing take centre stage, at least for those who follow its proceedings closely. In this blog, NRLA policy officer Calum Davies explains more.

Insights and Opinions Calum Davies 17/09/2020
BLOG: Housing high on the agenda as the Senedd returns

Rent Controls would be a disaster for London renters

Proposals by the Mayor of London for rent controls in the capital would be a disaster for tenants. As Sadiq Khan once again seeks the powers to introduce them, the National Residential Landlords Association is pointing to a report published by The Treasury in 2010 under the last Labour Government, of which the Mayor was a member.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 16/09/2020
Rent Controls would be a disaster for London renters