Articles by Victoria Barker

Where to start with: Renewing a tenancy

We are excited to launch a brand new 'where to start with' series, which will take a look at some of the key topics and issues landlords are facing, and where to start with in addressing them. In the first blog in this series, we take a look at where to start with renewing a tenancy.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 14/04/2021
Where to start with: Renewing a tenancy

Leeds landlords-are you a member of Leeds rental standard scheme?

Do you have properties in Leeds? If so, you may be interested in, or already a member of, the Leeds Rental Standard Scheme. The scheme offers a large number of benefits for landlords with properties in the Leeds City Council area, and requires details of your NRLA membership for you to benefit from inclusion.

Regional News Victoria Barker 05/04/2021
Leeds landlords-are you a member of Leeds rental standard scheme?

How to paint like a pro three ways

Want to learn more about the technique to painting a wall like a professional, or perhaps how to paint a door and ensure a smooth finish? You’re in the right place. Remember - NRLA members can benefit from a 10% discount on most items at B & Q, including paint, thanks to the NRLA's partnership with TradePoint.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 29/03/2021
How to paint like a pro three ways

Covid-19 and the rental market-one year on

Deep Insight Victoria Barker 25/03/2021
Covid-19 and the rental market-one year on

Licensing: Respond to current licensing consultations

The NRLA is urging landlords to make their views heard on plans to introduce licensing schemes in a number of towns and cities across the country. To help members learn more about consultations, the NRLA has developed a toolkit exclusive for members.

Regional News Victoria Barker 04/03/2021
Licensing: Respond to current licensing consultations

Census 2021 launches this March

The NRLA is urging landlords to make sure they respond to the 2021 census which will run in March.

Industry News Victoria Barker 19/02/2021
Census 2021 launches this March

Pressure mounts on Government to resolve rent debt crisis

Following the announcement to extend the eviction ban on Sunday, it has been a busy week for the NRLA and the wider sector.

Industry News Victoria Barker 18/02/2021
Pressure mounts on Government to resolve rent debt crisis

Government announces £3.5 billion funding for removal of unsafe cladding

The Government will pay for the removal of unsafe cladding for leaseholders in high-rise residential buildings, the Housing Secretary announced today. Robert Jenrick MP confirmed that the cost of replacing unsafe cladding for leaseholders in residential buildings will be fully funded by the Government where the building is 18 metres and over, in England.

Industry News Victoria Barker 10/02/2021
Government announces £3.5 billion funding for removal of unsafe cladding

Renters Reform Bill- frequently asked questions

Industry News Victoria Barker 10/02/2021
Renters Reform Bill- frequently asked questions

Budget calls: Financial package vital to tackle Covid rent debt

Calls for a financial package to tackle the rent debt crisis form the cornerstone of the NRLA submission to the Government ahead of the Budget. With 800 000 renters in rent arrears, and landlords struggling to cover the costs, the NRLAs budget calls focus on the immediate need for financial support for the sector.

Industry News Victoria Barker 05/02/2021
Budget calls: Financial package vital to tackle Covid rent debt