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.
Liberty Bollen from accessible housing provider Abode Impact on the increasing demand for adapted homes.
At the end of a tenancy, it can be difficult to prove how much deterioration or damage has been caused to a property. Whilst an inventory report can offer a good comparison between the start and end of tenancy, in-depth detail may be missing on the disputed area of concern which can cause difficulty when dealing with tenancy deposit disputes. Here, Michael Hill of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) explains more about getting photographic evidence right.
Paul Shamplina of Landlord Action on the Government's planned changes and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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. Written by Doug Hall, of NRLA mortgage partners 3mc.
Alex Osmond, Housing First and Lived Experience Manager, and Tim Thomas, Policy Officer at NRLA Wales take a closer look at the Housing First model, and the role private landlords can play.
In June 2020,Â the Government made it mandatory for landlords in England toÂ have the electrical installations in their property tested by a qualified and competent person at regular intervals.Â Senior policy officer James Wood looks at whether changing tenants affects an EICR.
What does the recent Queenâ€™s Speech mean for the Rentersâ€™ Reform Bill? What will theÂ upcomingÂ white paper contain? Can we expect theÂ Bill this year?Campaigns Officer Alexandra Williams looks at what we can expect to see.
Blog: With rising numbers of renters in later life, can you afford not to adapt your rentals?
Henry Smith, Senior Programme Manager for Homes at the Centre for Ageing Better on why landlords should consider the needs of older renters.
The Government has made a series of welcome announcements around possession in the private rented sector. The updates are wide ranging and generally very positive, reflecting the roadmap that the NRLA had suggested as a measured and reasonable way to return to the norm without over-stretching the courts.
On 10 March, the Government once again extended the ban on repossessions enforced by bailiffs in England, and the six-month notice period, until 31 May 2021. Paul Shamplina of Landlord Action explains why he believes the changes will harm those they are designed to help.