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 a member learn more about creating a new tenancy, and the documents they need to give.
This week the advice line were able to help one of our members with a question relating to the Breathing Space legislation that is coming into force in May this year. This legislation, its full name being The Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space Moratorium and Mental Health Crisis Moratorium) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020, or the Breathing Space regs for short, introduces the concept of a Breathing Space.
A landlord gave our team a call this week with a question around regulated tenancies and the upcoming Renters Reform Bill.
A landlord recently gave our landlord advice team a call with a query they had about renewing a tenancy agreement. They were coming towards the end of an existing assured shorthold tenancy agreement (AST) with their tenant and wanted advice on renewing the agreement for another fixed term, or whether the tenancy should just roll on.
This week our advice team helped a member who called up with a question about Right to Rent checks and Brexit.
This week we were able to advise one of our members who had a question relating to their obligations under the new electrical safety legislation, and the current lockdown in England.
The NRLA Advice Line have received many queries related to carrying out legal duties under coronavirus restrictions. Find out how to deal with gas safety inspections during lockdown and isolation.
This week our advice team were able to help a member with a question they had in relation to tenants who were on a joint tenancy agreement and had recently split up.
A landlord gave our team a call this week with a question about the administration around replacing a tenant in a house share-where the tenants are currently on a joint tenancy agreement.