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.
NRLA local authority policy officer Gavin Dick writes about the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) and the Government review of this.
Mike Morgan, legal division manager at the Property Redress Scheme highlights a recent case involving a landlord with a tenant in rent arrears, and how mediation helped to resolve the situation amicably.
Following the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017 there is renewed vigour to improve standards, particularly relating to fire safety. While initially focused on high-rise blocks, increasing attention is moving to other types of properties, and it is important landlords are aware of the changes coming down the line.
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Mark Lee, a partner at professional services network EY explores the question of holiday lets - and what youÂ need to consider beforeÂ branching out intoÂ thisÂ type of rental.
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.