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.

A plan for recovery or bad news for landlords?

Paul Shamplina, Head of Property for Hamilton Fraser and Founder of Landlord Action on his hopes and expectations ahead of the budget next month.

Insights and Opinions Paul Shamplina 22/02/2021
A plan for recovery or bad news for landlords?

Buy-to-let mortgages update: February

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.

Insights and Opinions Doug Hall 15/02/2021
Buy-to-let mortgages update: February

Blog: Essential evidence in a tenancy deposit dispute

Ever wondered how an adjudicator reaches their decision when dealing with a deposit dispute? Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) explains what you’ll need to support your case.

Insights and Opinions John King 05/02/2021
Blog: Essential evidence in a tenancy deposit dispute

Blog: Landlords paralysed by confusing and ever-changing eviction laws

Paul Shamplina, Head of Property for Hamilton Fraser and Founder of Landlord Action on 'confusing' eviction rules and the challenges facing landlords as we enter 2021.

Insights and Opinions Paul Shamplina 02/02/2021
Blog: Landlords paralysed by confusing and ever-changing eviction laws

Blog: The Debt Respite Scheme

The Debt Respite Scheme, also known as breathing space, will come into force on 4th May. The scheme will ban banks and landlords from chasing tenants for unpaid debts by offering them a period of time to try to find a solution to their financial problems. In this blog published on JMW solicitors website, Dr David Smith, NRLA legal counsel writes about landlords need to know in relation to the new scheme.

Insights and Opinions Dr David Smith 20/01/2021
Blog: The Debt Respite Scheme

Blog: Looking ahead to 2021

In his latest blog Paul Shamplina, Head of Property for Hamilton Fraser and Founder of Landlord Action, shares his views on the next 12 months and what they will hold for landlords.

Insights and Opinions Paul Shamplina 05/01/2021
Blog: Looking ahead to 2021

Blog: Pets and deposits - a landlord's guide

With more and more households taking on pets to help them through the pandemic, Sandy Bastin, Head of Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) Adjudication Services talks you through what you need to know when it comes to taking on tenants with pets - and what to do if things go wrong.

Insights and Opinions Sandy Bastin 05/01/2021
Blog: Pets and deposits - a landlord's guide

Blog: The Welsh PRS as we enter 2021

It's been a year like no other, but that has not stopped the landscape of the Welsh private rented sector (PRS) from changing dramatically. Across 2020 the NRLA has been working hard in the interests of its members and all good landlords across Wales. Here we take a look at all the changes that have taken place and the work the NRLA has done to help shape policy.

Insights and Opinions Calum Davies 04/01/2021
Blog: The Welsh PRS as we enter 2021

NRLA Wales launches 2021 manifesto

This week NRLA Wales launched its manifesto ahead of the Welsh Parliament election next year. In this blog NRLA Chief Executive Ben Beadle writes about the NRLA's six key calls for the parties standing in the 2021 Welsh Parliament elections.

Insights and Opinions Ben Beadle 10/12/2020
NRLA Wales launches 2021 manifesto

Buy-to-let market update: December

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.

Insights and Opinions Doug Hall 08/12/2020
Buy-to-let market update: December