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

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

Changes to Section 21 and Section 8 notice periods: What you need to know

As of today (1 October 2021) notice periodsâ¯have returnedâ¯to their pre-pandemic levels in England.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 01/10/2021
Changes to Section 21 and Section 8 notice periods: What you need to know

What you need to know: court fees update

As of 30 September, the Government has increased the price of a number of fees that landlords have to pay when applying to court. This includes applications for warrants of possession, as well as making a small claim or enforcing it.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 30/09/2021
What you need to know: court fees update

NRLA responds to the Welsh Government's extension of notice periods

Ben Beadle, our Chief Executive, responds to the Welsh Government's announcement of a further extension to notice periods.

Industry News Tim Thomas 22/09/2021
NRLA responds to the Welsh Government's extension of notice periods

Renters and Landlords face cliff edge as furlough ends

Private renters and landlords across the country face a cliff edge as the end of furlough coincides with cuts to benefit support.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 16/09/2021
Renters and Landlords face cliff edge as furlough ends

Michael Gove named Housing Secretary

Michael Gove MP has been appointed as the new Housing Secretary, following a cabinet reshuffle this week.

Industry News Victoria Barker 17/09/2021
Michael Gove named Housing Secretary

Landlords welcome Gove to housing brief

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.

Industry News Sam Hunter 15/09/2021
Landlords welcome Gove to housing brief