Industry news

News relating to the private rented sector from both England and Wales, affecting landlords. 

Energy bill rebates and the private rented sector: NRLA puts forward landlords' case

Following coverage of claims from Shelter that landlords are not passing on the £400 energy bills rebate to tenants, the NRLA has responded on behalf of its members to challenge this misleading narrative.

Industry News Sam Hunter 05/08/2022
Energy bill rebates and the private rented sector: NRLA puts forward landlords' case

Next PM must tackle rental supply crisis in Yorkshire and the Humber

The next Prime Minister must tackle the supply crisis in the private rented sector in Yorkshire and the Humber if homeownership ambitions are to become a reality.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 28/07/2022
Next PM must tackle rental supply crisis in Yorkshire and the Humber

NRLA surveying members on rental reform

The NRLA is surveying members on the Government's new plans for rental reform, that were revealed last month. The NRLA is collecting the views of landlords who let property in England, including those who may live in other parts of the UK or overseas to inform its response to Government.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 26/07/2022
NRLA surveying members on rental reform

New Renting Homes Wales legislation announced

Further subordinate legislation, necessary for the Welsh Government to implement the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 has been approved. In this blog our policy officer Josh Lovell takes a closer look at this and explains more about NRLA campaigning.

Industry News Josh Lovell 25/07/2022
New Renting Homes Wales legislation announced

Reforming the private rented sector inquiry launches

The Government's rental reform White Paper is to be scrutinized by the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (LUHC) Committee following the launch of an inquiry this week.

Industry News Victoria Barker 22/07/2022
Reforming the private rented sector inquiry launches

Campaigns update: What we are doing for you

It's been another busy week for the policy and campaigns team, representing you and your businesses at high-level meetings and events.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 22/07/2022
Campaigns update: What we are doing for you

Rental Reform - A deep dive on anti-social behaviour

The NRLA is continuing to analyse potential problems within the Government's new plans on rental reform. One of the key areas of concerns is around anti-social behaviour. Being able to tackle anti-social behaviour quickly and effectively is absolutely crucial to maintaining landlord confidence in the sector. Here, NRLA policy manager James Wood takes a look at some of the issues.

Industry News James Wood 15/07/2022
Rental Reform - A deep dive on anti-social behaviour

Campaigns update: What we are doing for you

This week NRLA CEO Ben Beadle attended a Ministerial roundtable on rental reform with housing minister Eddie Hughes. The event was the first roundtable held since the publication of the Government's white paper on rental reform A Fairer Private Rented Sector last month.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 14/07/2022
Campaigns update: What we are doing for you

New PM must address rental housing supply crisis

The next Prime Minister must address the supply crisis in the private rented sector if homeownership ambitions are to become a reality.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 15/07/2022
New PM must address rental housing supply crisis

Rental reform: Our five key asks

A fundamental shift in the Government's attitude to private landlords is needed if its rental reform plans are to work. Following the publication of the Government's long-awaited white paper on rental reform, the NRLA has identified five major areas of concern, and in the coming weeks will be campaigning for change at the highest level.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 12/07/2022
Rental reform: Our five key asks