Expert opinion and insight
Expert opinion and explainer pieces, written by our Chief Executive, members our policy team as well as other experts from across the housing sector.
Housing minister Christopher Pincher MP has written an open letter to all landlords in England this December to explain the measures contained in the Autumn and Winter Plan (2021) to tackle rising cases of Covid-19.
The NRLA have welcomed the Welsh Government commitment to end homelessness with the announcement of Â£30 million of funding for Welsh local authorities and the launch of a pan-Wales social leasing scheme.
Welcome to "Buy to Let Market", a column aimed at providing you with recent criteria and product updates within the Buy to Let lending markets.
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).Â We are also looking to raise awareness of the advantages of improving accessibility for both tenants and landlords.
In the fourth post in our blog series on future changes to minimum energy efficiency standards, we make the case for the UK Government to reintroduce a tax allowance for landlords who are undertaking energy efficiency works.
Head of TDS Adjudication Services, Sandy Bastin, shares some key pieces of advice when it comes to keeping properties protected, throughout the season.
Retrofit is arguably the greener option for reaching net zero. Why then is the practice of "demolish and rebuild" encouraged by the tax system?Â The answer, or at least one of them, appears to be VAT. We make the case for zero rating VAT on energy efficiency measures.
In the second post in our blog series on future changes to minimum energy efficiency standards, we make the case for targeting central government funding to areas with lower property values, and utilising tax incentives to create a sales market for properties which need significant energy efficiency upgrades.
The Government's response to their consultation on Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards is expected later this year. In the first of a series of blogs, we explore the impact of the proposed new cost cap of Â£10,000, and how the NRLA is arguing for a flexible approach across the country.