Articles by Victoria Barker

Q&A: Get to know NRLA Wales policy officer Josh

In the next blog in our meet the team series, get to know our Wales policy officer Josh Lovell better.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 25/07/2022
Q&A: Get to know NRLA Wales policy officer Josh

Reforming the private rented sector inquiry launches

The Government's rental reform White Paper is to be scrutinized by the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (LUHC) Committee following the launch of an inquiry this week.

Industry News Victoria Barker 22/07/2022
Reforming the private rented sector inquiry launches

Liverpool licensing scheme: Extension to early bird discount

A new selective licensing scheme came into force in Liverpool on 1st April 2022. All privately rented homes across sixteen wards in the city must have a licence. Landlords can still apply for the early-bird discount, which has been extended until the end of July.

Regional News Victoria Barker 21/07/2022
Liverpool licensing scheme: Extension to early bird discount

Heatwave: How to deal with common household pests

Summer is here and certain household pests such as flies can be common in warmer weather. This article covers best practice advice for landlords when dealing with pests including who is responsible for sorting out the issue.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 15/07/2022
Heatwave: How to deal with common household pests

Q&A: Get to know NRLA Wales representative Sandra

In the latest of our meet the team blogs, get to know one of our regional reps, Sandra Towers. Sandra helps run networking events for landlords across North Wales, as well as the Midlands.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 20/06/2022
Q&A: Get to know NRLA Wales representative Sandra

Your Wales events and training update: June & July

Welcome to your training and events guide for June and July. .

Events Victoria Barker 15/06/2022
Your Wales events and training update: June & July

The Big Question: Who is responsible for cleaning at your rental property?

Who is responsible for keeping your rental properties clean? Do you leave it to your tenants, or do you employ a cleaner? That's the latest topic to be put under the microscope in the next "Big Question" feature in NRLA membersâ magazine, Property.

Member Stories Victoria Barker 09/06/2022
The Big Question: Who is responsible for cleaning at your rental property?

How to deal with common household pests

Summer is here and you may have noticed slightly more flies, bees or even wasps in your home of late. Household pests can be common in warmer weather, and to mark World Pest Day on 6th June, the British Pest Control Association (BPA) has launched some best practice advice for landlords when dealing with pests.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 09/06/2022
How to deal with common household pests

Volunteers Week 2022: Read landlord Sue's story

Volunteers Week takes place annually between 1st-7th June. In each edition of our members' magazine Property, we feature a story of a landlord who volunteers or goes the extra mile for their local community. Here, we feature landlord Sue Hull's story. Sue volunteers at a charity shop donation centre and for her local park run as a guide runner.

Member Stories Victoria Barker 30/05/2022
Volunteers Week 2022: Read landlord Sue's story

Q&A: Get to know NRLA adviser Craig

In the latest of our meet the team blogs, get to know one of our advisers, Craig Purvis, one of several advisers on the landlord advice team who provides advice on tenancy regulations in Wales.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 20/05/2022
Q&A: Get to know NRLA adviser Craig