Articles by Tim Thomas
The Senedd's Local Government and Housing Committee has published its report following its inquiry into Second Homes in Wales. The Committee has made 15 recommendations to Welsh Government including the NRLA's call for the use of consistent definitions of what 'second homes; are when designing policies.
We recently spoke with Chorley landlords about adaptations for older and disabled tenants. Tim Thomas gives explains more about what he learnt and the future of the NRLAâ€™s campaign to improve access to the private rented sector.
The NRLA has learnt today that the Welsh Government will not be extending the six-month notice period brought in under coronavirus legislation.
NRLA policy officer Tim Thomas explains more about an online portal private landlords can use to register their properties, as part of the UK Government's Afghan Resettlement Scheme.
The NRLA have welcomed the Welsh Government commitment to end homelessness with the announcement of Â£30 million of funding for Welsh local authorities and the launch of a pan-Wales social leasing scheme.
The NRLA is working in partnership with five local authorities to develop ways of increasing the supply of adapted properties in the Private Rented Sector (PRS).Â We are also looking to raise awareness of the advantages of improving accessibility for both tenants and landlords.
The NRLA have given several presentations with Regional Strategic Migration Partnerships on how Hong Kong British Nationals can gain access to accommodation in the Private Rented Sector. Find out more about what landlords need to consider.
Many of us have been greatly affected by the sight of Afghan nationals attempting to flee their country following its takeover by the new Taliban government.
The NRLA are calling for more scrutiny on Rent Smart Wales. We are calling on landlords to let us know their views on how effectively Rent Smart Wales are operating, how successfully they are communicating with landlords and to what extent they are improving standards in the Private Rented Sector (PRS).
Ben Beadle, our Chief Executive, responds to the Welsh Government's announcement of a further extension to notice periods.