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This post looks at the covid-19 related issues faced by Student landlords heading into the new academic year.
The results are drawn form the 2020 Quarter 2 landlord suvey undertaken in June.
The NRLA sponsored a survey of independent landlords in September 2020. The research was undertaken by YouGov. The landlords were not necessarily members of the NRLA - they were drawn from YouGov's own database.
The survey was conducted as part of our lobbying for a better deal for landlords in the wake of covid-19 and the closure of the courts.
The NRLA is urging landlords to respond to local authority licensing consultations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This blog post reports on inventories and the use of independent inventory clerk services by landlords.
The analysis is drawn from the 2020 Quarter 2 survey of the PRS undertaken by the NRLA.
It highlights patterns of usage by different groups of landlords. It also signposts to further information
For A & E worker Kelly, her work treating patients on the frontline has never been busier. But the twelve hour shifts spent wearing full protective clothing are not the only strains on Kelly right now. She is currently sleeping in a shed at the bottom of her parents garden, and has been homeless for six months.