Articles by Tim Thomas

Welsh Committee report backs NRLA calls for clearer definition of second homes

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.

Regional News Tim Thomas 13/06/2022
Welsh Committee report backs NRLA calls for clearer definition of second homes

Blog: Engaging with Chorley landlords on adaptations in the private rented sector

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 NRLAâs campaign to improve access to the private rented sector.

Campaigns Tim Thomas 14/03/2022
Blog: Engaging with Chorley landlords on adaptations in the private rented sector

Coronavirus extended possession notice periods to end in Wales

The NRLA has learnt today that the Welsh Government will not be extending the six-month notice period brought in under coronavirus legislation.

Industry News Tim Thomas 23/03/2022
Coronavirus extended possession notice periods to end in Wales

Blog: Supporting the resettlement of arrivals from Afghanistan into the UK

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.

Industry News Tim Thomas 16/02/2022
Blog: Supporting the resettlement of arrivals from Afghanistan into the UK

Blog: NRLA welcomes Welsh homelessness support

The NRLA have welcomed the Welsh Government commitment to end homelessness with the announcement of £30 million of funding for Welsh local authorities and the launch of a pan-Wales social leasing scheme.

Insights and Opinions Tim Thomas 30/11/2021
Blog: NRLA welcomes Welsh homelessness support

Blog: Making the PRS more accessible for disabled and older people

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). We are also looking to raise awareness of the advantages of improving accessibility for both tenants and landlords.

Insights and Opinions Tim Thomas 06/12/2021
Blog: Making the PRS more accessible for disabled and older people

Renting to Hong Kong British Nationals (BNO)

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.

Helpful Tips Tim Thomas 12/11/2021
Renting to Hong Kong British Nationals (BNO)

Blog: How landlords can support the resettlement of Afghan nationals into the UK?

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.

Helpful Tips Tim Thomas 26/10/2021
Blog: How landlords can support the resettlement of Afghan nationals into the UK?

Rent Smart Wales Survey

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).

Industry News Tim Thomas 14/10/2021
Rent Smart Wales Survey

NRLA responds to the Welsh Government's extension of notice periods

Ben Beadle, our Chief Executive, responds to the Welsh Government's announcement of a further extension to notice periods.

Industry News Tim Thomas 22/09/2021
NRLA responds to the Welsh Government's extension of notice periods