News relating to the private rented sector from both England and Wales, affecting landlords.
Ben Beadle, Chief Executive of the National Residential Landlords Association, responds to news that Michael Gove has been appointed to the role of Housing, Communities & Local Government Secretary.
New research published by the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) highlights the rent arrears crisis which affected the Welsh private rented sector throughout the first half of 2021.
The Government has laid legislation that will return notice periods to their pre-pandemic levels in England from 1 October 2021.
Landlords are being reminded by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to check whether they need to register and pay a fee, if they have not already done so.
Whether to allow pets in your property is something of a thorny issue. A new report out today by animal charity Advocats East Mids is calling for an amendment to the act, to allow for either landlords or tenants taking out pet damage insurance, or to allow a separate, capped pet deposit.
100 organisations across the UK including the NRLA, have joined together in urging the Government not to go ahead with the planned Â£20-a-week cut to Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit.
Landlords with vacant properties are being urged to work with councils to help refugees who need to be urgently re-housed in the UK.
Temporary changes to Right to Rent, introduced to minimise face-to-face contact, will remain in place until April 2022, the Government has announced.
The Government needs to address a chronic failure to tackle rogue landlords who put tenants at risk, says the national body representing landlords.
The demand for private rented housing has reached a five year high according to new research released by the National Residential Landlords Association following the easing of COVID restrictions.