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

Clarity Needed on Rental Housing Energy Efficiency Measures, says NRLA

A piecemeal approach risks undermining efforts to improve the energy efficiency of the private rented sector, according to the NRLA.

Industry News Sam Hunter 20/10/2021
Clarity Needed on Rental Housing Energy Efficiency Measures, says NRLA

NRLA celebrates awards success

The NRLA has won two awards at the prestigious Association Excellence Awards, with its magazine and Covid response singled out for praise. Property picked up the Bronze award for Best Association Magazine (over 25,000 circulation) and Best Lobbying Campaign or Advancement of a Cause during Covid-19 at the Association Excellence Awards.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 15/10/2021
NRLA celebrates awards success

Rent Smart Wales Survey

The NRLA are calling for more scrutiny on Rent Smart Wales. We are calling on landlords to let us know their views on how effectively Rent Smart Wales are operating, how successfully they are communicating with landlords and to what extent they are improving standards in the Private Rented Sector (PRS).

Industry News Tim Thomas 14/10/2021
Rent Smart Wales Survey

Private Rent Debts Double During the Pandemic

The proportion of private renters in arrears in England has more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic according to Government data released today.

Industry News Sam Hunter 14/10/2021
Private Rent Debts Double During the Pandemic

The Future of right to rent in England

In welcome news for landlords, a recent consultation by the Government has indicated that right to rent checks will become easier to perform in 2022.

Industry News James Wood 08/10/2021
The Future of right to rent in England

The next Budget - our proposals to the Treasury

With the 2021 Budget right around the corner we have done our utmost to highlight those issues across the private rented sector which impact our members.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 08/10/2021
The next Budget - our proposals to the Treasury

Dishing the Dirt on Deposit Disputes in Lettings

Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) has revealed the dirtiest room of the house at the end of tenancy according to landlords throughout the UK. In this month's article, TDS shares the results of the poll and the latest insights from the Statistical Briefing, with some real-life case studies to help landlords avoid the same greasy issues

Industry News Sandy Bastin 07/10/2021
Dishing the Dirt on Deposit Disputes in Lettings

NRLA partners with Kamma to help members with rising licensing demands

The NRLA has partnered with data company Kamma to create NRLA Licensing Support, an exclusive service for members designed to assist with licensing and regulatory compliance.

Industry News Victoria Barker 06/10/2021
NRLA partners with Kamma to help members with rising licensing demands

Universal Credit cut will worsen rent arrears crisis says NRLA

Today the Government will go ahead with a planned cut to Universal Credit of £20 per week. The level of welfare support had been increased in light of the impact of the pandemic on household incomes.

Industry News Sam Hunter 06/10/2021
Universal Credit cut will worsen rent arrears crisis says NRLA

NRLA partner with tech firm Kamma to support landlords with rising demands of PRS licensing

This partnership will offer all the NRLA's 90,000 plus members access to instant and accurate licensing information. All NRLA members can now take advantage of the NRLA Licensing Support Service, allowing them free access to Kamma's Licensing 365 platform. This system will give users the opportunity to receive 24/7 data-driven licensing compliance monitoring from Kamma.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 04/10/2021
NRLA partner with tech firm Kamma to support landlords with rising demands of PRS licensing