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

Land Transaction Tax reform could revive the private rented sector in Wales

Amidst a housing emergency, with demand for private rented homes outstripping supply and nearly 12,000 individuals across Wales in temporary accommodation, the NRLA has called pro-growth measures to boost the supply of private rented homes, including reform of Land Transaction Tax (LTT).

Industry News Eleanor Bateman 29/05/2024
Land Transaction Tax reform could revive the private rented sector in Wales

NRLA General Election Hub – keeping you up to date

A new General Election Hub to keep NRLA members fully abreast of the latest party-political policies on private rented housing has been unveiled today.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 29/05/2024
NRLA General Election Hub – keeping you up to date

Student landlords needed for European study

Student landlords are being invited to take part in an international survey looking at different experiences across Europe.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 29/05/2024
Student landlords needed for European study

Entrepreneur and former Dragon's Den star to address NRLA conference

Entrepreneur and TV star James Caan has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at the NRLA's Landlord Conference later this year. The conference, which will be hosted by television favourite Nick Knowles, will take place on Wednesday 6 November at the National Exhibition Centre, in Birmingham.

Industry News Victoria Barker 23/05/2024
Entrepreneur and former Dragon's Den star to address NRLA conference

In pictures: Hundreds attend NRLA on Tour shows

Hundreds of landlords attended our free NRLA on Tour events this week, held in Ilford, East London, and in Cardiff. The events saw an excellent line-up of speakers and exhibitors sharing knowledge and expertise with delegates, as well as the chance to hear directly from NRLA CEO Ben Beadle about rental reform and exciting NRLA prop tech developments.

Industry News Victoria Barker 24/05/2024
In pictures: Hundreds attend NRLA on Tour shows

Uncertain future for the PRS as reports Renters (Reform) Bill dropped

The Renters (Reform) Bill, the Government's masterplan to transform the private rented sector, is reported to have been dropped as a result of the general election announcement.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 24/05/2024
Uncertain future for the PRS as reports Renters (Reform) Bill dropped

Votes of property professionals still ‘up for grabs'

A large proportion of property professionals remain on the fence about who they will vote for in the General Election, according to a joint survey by the NRLA and lettings platform Goodlord.

Industry News NRLA Communications Team 22/05/2024
Votes of property professionals still ‘up for grabs'

Votes of property professionals still ‘up for grabs', NRLA and Goodlord survey reveals

A joint survey by the NRLA and Goodlord has revealed that a large proportion of property professionals remain on the fence about who they will vote for at the next General Election.

Industry News NRLA Communications Team 22/05/2024
Votes of property professionals still ‘up for grabs', NRLA and Goodlord survey reveals

NRLA members bed in with city charity

Directors from Leeds-based landlords Sugarhouse are supporting local charity Zarach, offering beds and bedding for children in need. NRLA members Richard Napier and Charlie Aston teamed up with the charity to provide beds and bedroom sets to families whose children have no beds of their own.

Industry News Sanjeev Shetty 22/05/2024
NRLA members bed in with city charity

Renters (Reform) Bill has its first reading in the Lords

The Renters (Reform) Bill took another step closer to completion this week as members of the House of Lords got their first chance to debate the legislation. No amendments are put forward at second reading, but debate did give indications of the type of changes that are likely to be put forward by Peers at committee stage.

Industry News James Wood 17/05/2024
Renters (Reform) Bill has its first reading in the Lords