News relating to the private rented sector from both England and Wales, affecting landlords.
The tax system is in urgent need of reform to support energy improvements to rented housing.
That is the call from the NRLA as the Chancellor prepares his Budget for the 3rd March.
The Senedd (Welsh Parliament) has approved a Bill designed to give tenants greater security of tenure, due to come into force in Spring 2022 as part of wholescale reform to the private rented sector.
The NRLA is urging landlords to make sure they respond to the 2021 census which will run in March.
A joint statement by The Big Issue Ride Out Recession Alliance, Crisis, Citizens Advice, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Money Advice Trust, The Mortgage Works, National Residential Landlords Association, Nationwide Building Society, Propertymark, StepChange Debt Charity and Shelter.
Following the announcement to extend the eviction ban on Sunday, it has been a busy week for the NRLA and the wider sector.
NRLA responds to concerns raised by the Environmental Audit Select Committee today on the Government's Green Homes Grant scheme.
More than a quarter of a million homes in England are lying empty, despite record numbers of people being desperately in need of somewhere to live.
There are now 268,385 long-term empty homes in England - up 20% on the previous year - with Government figures showing the numbers have gone up in nine out of 10 council areas.
The Government needs to get a grip and do something about the debt crisis renters and landlords are now facing. A package of hardship loans and grants is needed as a matter of urgency.
The Renting Homes (Amendment) Bill, which aims to give greater security of tenure to tenants, passed its penultimate hurdle in the Senedd (Welsh Parliament) yesterday.
Warnings of a surge of evictions following the partial lifting of the repossessions ban in September last year have proved to be unfounded according to government figures released today.