The latest articles relating to the private rented sector. Looking for a press release? Head over to our press release section on the blog.
A new nationally recognised agent qualification is being launched by the NRLA. The Managing Property and Residential Lettings Level 3 award is the equivalent of an A level for new and existing letting agents and property managers who want to develop their skills.
Section 21 should not be scrapped until Section 8 is reformed and a new specialist housing court is created, a new report published this week has warned.
The Lettings Industry Councils (TLIC) Beyond Section 21 report was commissioned following the Government consultation on axing Section 21, which ran last year and received more than 20,000 responses.
A new report published by the Work and Pensions Select Committee recommends a number of changes to the Universal Credit system.
In his latest blog Paul Shamplina, Head of Property for Hamilton Fraser and Founder of Landlord Action, shares his views on letting agents, after new data revealed more than half landlords now opt to self-manage.
The NRLA Wales has today launched its campaign for political parties to commit to expanding the evidence base for housing by introducing a Welsh Housing Survey (WHS). The call comes as the Senedd is in the process of passing its fourth Bill affecting the private rented sector in six years without any comprehensive, government-commissioned data set for housing to support good policy making.
A nationwide lockdown is returning to Wales following an announcement made today by First Minister Mark Drakeford MS, with some implications for the private rented sector (PRS) when it comes to house moves and viewings. The lockdown will come into force at 6pm on Friday 23 October and last until Monday 9 November.
This month the Government introduced Green Homes Grants for homeowners and landlords, but these apply to England only. In this blog NRLA policy officer Tim Thomas writes about the support available for landlords in Wales.
This week our advice team helped one of our members with setting up a new tenancy. The landlord hadn't created a new tenancy for a few years, and they wanted to make sure they were doing everything by the book.
The NRLA is a step closer to securing changes to the possession reform Bill currently progressing through the Senedd after the Welsh GovernmentÂ accepted NRLA proposals.