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.
Minister Will Quince: How Universal Credit is improving to assist with direct payments of rent
In his first blog for the NRLA, Minister for Welfare Delivery Will Quince explains how Universal Credit is improving to assist with direct payments of rent.
NRLA Mortgages have partnered with BTL lender Landbay to create the first ever exclusive mortgage product for NRLA Members.
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.
In the second of our series of blogs focussing on our manifesto calls ahead of the Senedd Cymru/Welsh Parliament election, we look at support for landlords and tenants. The NRLA is conscious of the need for a balanced approach and a private rented sector that works for all.
What are the new proposed possession grounds? How can I gain possession if I want to sell my property? What happens if the property doesn't sell? These are just some of the questions coming in from members, following the publication of our Renters' Reform Bill proposals. Here campaigns officer Alexandra Williams takes a deep dive into the issues surrounding conciliation and court reform and how the NRLA believes our proposals could operate to benefit landlords and tenants.
A common issue faced by landlords, especially in cold, winter months is damp, mould and condensation damage to their properties. Landlords need to be aware of the difference, the causes, the likely responsibility of each and how best to deal with each when they arise, to avoid disputes at the end of a tenancy.
Countdown to the Welsh election series - Our flagship call is for the current licensing system to be streamlined.
Last week the Government announced that the restrictions on enforcement of evictions would continue until the end of May. Deputy director of policy and campaigns Meera Chindooroy writes about NRLA proposals around how the backlog in the courts could be managed.
The NRLA continues to call for financial support in the sector to tackle rent arrears as a result of the pandemic.
In this blog deputy campaigns and policy director Meera Chindooroy explains what this would look like for landlords and tenants, and what the NRLA is calling for.
What is conciliation and who would pay for it? Are the government planning to reform the courts? These are just some of the questions coming in from members, following the publication of our Renters' Reform Bill proposals. Here campaigns officer Alexandra Williams takes a deep dive into the issues.