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.
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.
In the final NRLA blog before the Senedd Cymru/Welsh Parliament election, we explain why importing rent controls from abroad and Right-To-Rent from England will lead to disruption.
With the Senedd election in less than a week, NRLA Wales has analysed the manifestos of teach of the political parties to see how landlords would fare under their plans.
When done with a high degree of detail and accuracy, inventory reports can be the difference between successful and unsuccessful claims for landlords. Michael Hill of TDS explains more.
In the penultimate blog of our NRLA manifesto series during the Welsh Parliament election campaign, the NRLA puts a spotlight on improving housing justice in Wales.