Articles by Sally Walmsley
The NRLA has won two awards at the prestigious Association Excellence Awards, with its magazine and Covid response singled out for praise. Property picked up the Bronze award for Best Association Magazine (over 25,000 circulation) and Best Lobbying Campaign or Advancement of a Cause during Covid-19 at the Association Excellence Awards.
As of 30 September, the Government has increased the price of a number of fees that landlords have to pay when applying to court. This includes applications for warrants of possession, as well as making a small claim or enforcing it.
Whether to allow pets in your property is something of a thorny issue. A new report out today by animal charity Advocats East Mids is calling for an amendment to the act, to allow for either landlords or tenants taking out pet damage insurance, or to allow a separate, capped pet deposit.
NRLA membersâ€™ magazine Property has been named Best Magazine at the National Association Awards, with the association scooping silver in the Best Membership Organisation category.
When it comes to keeping your properties in top condition are you a DIY-er or do you have a team of trusted tradesmen behind you? This is the subject of our latest Big Question feature for NRLA membersâ€™ magazine, Property.
"Good, professional landlords" are being put off renting to benefits claimants as a direct result of problems around the government's administration of Universal Credit, according to a new report.
Emergency right to rent measures introduced to minimise face-to-face contact will now be in place until the end of August the Government has announced. Adjusted checks were introduced in March last year in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and were originally due to end on June 20.
When it comes to keeping your properties in top condition are you a DIY-er, or do you have a team of trusted tradesmen behind you? This is the subject of our latest Big Question feature for NRLA members' magazine, Property.
NRLA chief executive Ben Beadle has been invited to join Government discussions on plans for widespread reform of the PRS. The Government promised a white paper on its proposals for new legislation in this year's Queen's Speech, two years after it announced plans for a Renters' Reform Bill, which would see the abolition of Section 21 repossessions - so-called 'no fault' evictions.
NRLA Chief Executive Ben Beadle has called for an overhaul of local housing support in the PRS while giving evidence to the Work and Pensions Select Committee. Ben told the committee the Discretionary Housing Payment is not fit for purpose and said changes are needed to ensure Universal Credit works as intended.