Call of the week
NRLA members can access unlimited advice and support from our advice team. Our weekly Call of the Week blog features how our advice team has helped a member find the solution to their query. The most recent Call of the Week articles can be read below-please note date of article.
This week our advice team helped one of our members with setting up a new tenancy. The landlord hadn't created a new tenancy for a few years, and they wanted to make sure they were doing everything by the book.
A member gave our advice team a call recently with a query around the types of tenancy agreement that we offer. They were considering investing in HMOs and wanted to learn a little more about the types of tenancy agreements relating to this.
Across the country, Universities are gearing up for the start of term once again. This week a landlord gave our team a call looking for some guidance in relation to coronavirus, to pass on to her tenants who are a group of friends, due to move into a house share next month.
A landlord gave our team a call this week asking for our advice on how to approach taking on new tenants.
This week our advice team helped a member learn more about an aspect of the Tenant Fees Act legislation, around whether they could charge for replacing a lost set of keys and paying a locksmith.
Over the last few weeks a number of towns and cities have had additional lockdown measures placed on them, to control the spread of Covid-19. This week, the team received a call from a member based in one such lockdown area. They wanted to know if viewings can still go ahead in light of the local lockdown.
This month the advice team have dealt with a number of calls relating to the new Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector legislation. One such call we received was from a member who wanted to know more about gaining access to the property for the inspection to be carried out.
This week our advice team helped a member learn what paperwork they needed to sort out when one of the tenants in his HMO moves out at the end of the month, and a new tenant moves in.
A member gave us a call recently with a question about GDPR. They are new to the industry and wanted to make sure they are compliant.
A landlord gave our advice team a call recently with a question about creating an affordable rent repayment plan for a tenant. The landlord gave the tenant a temporary rent reduction as they had been furloughed, however they are now back in full time work.