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The wait of justice 2020: possession enforcement times before and after covid

This piece looks at the rate and pace of possession action in the various regions England immediately prior to the coronavirus pandemic. The results are drawn from a series of freedom of information requests.

Deep Insight James Wood 27/11/2020
The wait of justice 2020: possession enforcement times before and after covid

Black Friday: The best deals for landlords

Black Friday 2020 is here, and we've got some fantastic membership and training offers with you which we can't wait to share.

Industry News Victoria Barker 27/11/2020
Black Friday: The best deals for landlords

Flats without cladding will no longer need EWS1 checks

Owners of flats in buildings without cladding will no longer need an EWS1 form to sell or re-mortgage their property the Government has announced. Post-Grenfell the Government introduced rules requiring homes to undergo an external wall survey process â commonly referred to as 'EWS1'.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 27/11/2020
Flats without cladding will no longer need EWS1 checks

Landlords urged to respond to local licensing consultations

A number of council's are currently consulting on licensing proposals, and the NRLA is urging landlords to make sure they have their say in the consultations affecting them.

Industry News Victoria Barker 26/11/2020
Landlords urged to respond to local licensing consultations

Bailiff crisis hit repossessions

Insights and Opinions James Wood 26/11/2020
Bailiff crisis hit repossessions

Sunak cuts housing support

Landlords have criticised the Chancellor for cutting the amount tenants relying on benefits will be able to claim to pay their rent. According to a report by the Office for Budget Responsibility published alongside the Spending Review today the Local Housing Allowance will be frozen in cash terms from next year.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 25/11/2020
Sunak cuts housing support

Black Friday: The best deals for landlords

Black Friday 2020 is here, and we've got some fantastic membership and training offers with you which we can't wait to share.

Industry News Victoria Barker 25/11/2020
Black Friday: The best deals for landlords

BLOG: Section 21 - Going, going, gone ....

The NRLA will publish its response to the Government consultation on its Renters Reform Bill next week. The bill includes widespread changes and includes plans to abolish Section 21 repossessions. Here Paul Shamplina, Head of Property for Hamilton Fraser and Founder of Landlord Action shares his thoughts on the Government proposals.

Insights and Opinions Paul Shamplina 24/11/2020
BLOG: Section 21 - Going, going, gone ....

Blog: Fair wear and tear - what landlords need to know

Every landlord expects a general level of deterioration in a property over time when renting to tenants. However, when it comes to assessing conditions at end of tenancy, what is considered fair wear and tear and when can you make a deposit deduction claim? In an exclusive blog Head of TDS Adjudication Services, Sandy Bastin explains.

Insights and Opinions Sandy Bastin 23/11/2020
Blog: Fair wear and tear - what landlords need to know

Call of the Week: Extending six month AST

A member gave us a call recently with a question about extending a six month tenancy agreement.

Call of the Week NRLA Advice Line 19/11/2020
Call of the Week: Extending six month AST