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NRLA Victory as Welsh Government adopts possession reform recommendations

The NRLA is a step closer to securing changes to the possession reform Bill currently progressing through the Senedd after the Welsh Government accepted NRLA proposals.

Industry News Calum Davies 14/10/2020
NRLA Victory as Welsh Government adopts possession reform recommendations

Salford landlords urged to respond to borough wide licensing plans

Landlords with rental properties in Salford are being urged to have their say on plans to introduce a borough wide additional licensing scheme in the city.

Regional News Victoria Barker 14/10/2020
Salford landlords urged to respond to borough wide licensing plans

Landlords urged to respond to licensing consultations

The NRLA is urging landlords to respond to local authority licensing consultations.

Industry News Victoria Barker 12/10/2020
Landlords urged to respond to licensing consultations

Landlord confidence falls amidst Covid pandemic

Almost two thirds of private landlords in England and Wales expect their rental business to be negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic according to new research.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 12/10/2020
Landlord confidence falls amidst Covid pandemic

Buy to let market update: October

Welcome to Buy to Let Market, a column aimed at providing you with recent criteria and product updates within the Buy to Let lending markets. Written by Doug Hall, of NRLA mortgage partners 3mc.

Insights and Opinions Doug Hall 12/10/2020
Buy to let market update: October

Local furlough cash not enough for struggling renters

The NRLA has renewed calls for a financial support package for landlords and tenants in the wake of the Chancellorâs announcement on furlough schemes in local lockdown areas.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 09/10/2020
Local furlough cash not enough for struggling renters

How to: Tackle condensation

There is a chill in the air and across the country heaters are being turned on, in some cases for the first time in months. As the weather turns cooler, you may begin to notice that familiar cluster of tiny droplets on the window, or indeed your tenants may report it.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 08/10/2020
How to: Tackle condensation

Financial package vital for the survival of the PRS

Calls for a comprehensive financial package for landlords and tenants form the cornerstone of the NRLAs submission to Government ahead of the publication of its Comprehensive Spending Review. The association says the Government must develop a package that provides much greater support for landlords and tenants to ensure that rents can be paid in full and on time.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 08/10/2020
Financial package vital for the survival of the PRS

Wales Tenancy Saver Loan scheme launches

The Welsh Governments Tenancy Saver Loans, which allows tenants to apply for low-interest, affordable, paid-to-landlord loans to cover their coronavirus-related arrears, launched today. The loan scheme is something the NRLA campaigned extensively for.

Industry News Calum Davies 07/10/2020
Wales Tenancy Saver Loan scheme launches

What landlords need to know about preparing properties for cooler weather

The crunch as you step on leaves on the pavement - the crisp chill in the air. Autumn is well and truly here, and with the clocks set to go back at the end of the month it's a good time to start thinking about preparing your rental property for cooler weather. From how to reduce condensation to clearing out the gutters safely, check out our top tips.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 07/10/2020
What landlords need to know about preparing properties for cooler weather