Articles by James Wood

What you need to know about the eviction ban extension

The Government announced yesterday that both the ban on using bailiffs, and the longer notice periods for Section 21 and 8 will continue in the same form until the end of May. Senior policy officer James Wood explains what landlords need to know.

Industry News James Wood 11/03/2021
What you need to know about the eviction ban extension

Reactivation notices for possessions extended

Due to a last-minute extension on Friday 29 January, landlords can still use a reactivation notice for possession proceedings put on hold due to the closure of the courts in 2020 if they have not already done so.

Industry News James Wood 01/02/2021
Reactivation notices for possessions extended

The wait of justice 2020: possession enforcement times before and after covid

This piece looks at the rate and pace of possession action in the various regions England immediately prior to the coronavirus pandemic. The results are drawn from a series of freedom of information requests.

Deep Insight James Wood 27/11/2020
The wait of justice 2020: possession enforcement times before and after covid

Bailiff crisis hit repossessions

Insights and Opinions James Wood 26/11/2020
Bailiff crisis hit repossessions

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

NRLA senior policy officer James Wood writes about what landlords need to know when it comes to enforcing a possession order once the evictions moratorium lifts at the weekend. Remember to register for a webinar with NRLA legal counsel David Smith about possession taking place this Monday.

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

Blog: What landlords need to know about notice period changes

On Friday 28th September the Government announced significant changes to the required notice periods for Section 21 and Section 8 notices. In this blog, James Wood, NRLA Senior Policy Officer explains what landlords need to know.

Insights and Opinions James Wood 02/09/2020
Blog: What landlords need to know about notice period changes

The wait of justice: the slow pace of the courts in Greater London

Between 2010 and 2019 over half the courts in England and Wales were closed. The government announced investment of £1 billion to improve on-line facilities and make the court process more efficient. Have these reforms worked? This is the first of a series of blogs in which the RLA examine access to justice in the PRS.

Deep Insight James Wood 15/01/2020
The wait of justice: the slow pace of the courts in Greater London