Articles by Tim Thomas
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.
Our Welsh Policy Officer, Tim Thomas, looks at the impact Covid has had on tenants in receipt ofÂ welfare and benefits and what support is being offered to both landlords and tenants to keep tenancies going.
NRLA Wales is urgently calling on Welsh landlords to respond to a new survey on what the Senedd's Local Government and Housing Committee's priorities should be over the next twelve to eighteen months.
Alex Osmond, Housing First and Lived Experience Manager, and Tim Thomas, Policy Officer at NRLA Wales take a closer look at the Housing First model, and the role private landlords can play.
On the advent of the publication of the Welsh Government's Tackling fuel poverty 2021 to 2035, NRLA Wales have expressed disappointment over the lost opportunity to focus on improving the least fuel efficient dwellings and provide greater support to landlords.