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The complete guide to protecting your property from malicious damage

Helpful Tips Steve Barnes 05/05/2021
The complete guide to protecting your property from malicious damage

Call of the Week: Deposits and the Tenant Fees Act

A landlord gave our expert advice team a call recently with a question about deposits and a prospective tenant who has a cat. They are aware that the rules around deposits have changed since 2016, and gave our advice team a call to double check the amount of deposit they'd be able to charge, since they are keen to re-let the property to the new tenant from June.

Call of the Week NRLA Advice Line 07/05/2021
Call of the Week: Deposits and the Tenant Fees Act

In Focus (2020 Qtr 4): Safety and standards

Every quarter the NRLA ask landlords about how policy is impacting on their property business.The Quarter 4 survey asked about Safety and Standards, focusing on the demands of electrical safety, EICR renewals and energy efficiency. Landlords were also asked about the possible impact of a raised minimum EPC threshold.

Quarterly Report Nick Clay 06/05/2021
In Focus (2020 Qtr 4): Safety and standards

With the repossessions ban extended, what is the roadmap to recovery?

On 10 March, the Government once again extended the ban on repossessions enforced by bailiffs in England, and the six-month notice period, until 31 May 2021. Paul Shamplina of Landlord Action explains why he believes the changes will harm those they are designed to help.

Insights and Opinions Paul Shamplina 05/05/2021
With the repossessions ban extended, what is the roadmap to recovery?

NRLA reaches awards finals

The National Residential Landlord Association has reached the finals of two prestigious competitions celebrating the best of British trade associations.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 04/05/2021
NRLA reaches awards finals

Why Welsh government must reject rent controls and Right-to-Rent

In the final NRLA blog before the Senedd Cymru/Welsh Parliament election, we explain why importing rent controls from abroad and Right-To-Rent from England will lead to disruption.

Insights and Opinions Calum Davies 04/05/2021
Why Welsh government must reject rent controls and Right-to-Rent

Landlord recovers 100% of her rent arrears by using PRS tenancy mediation

Helpful Tips Mike Morgan 03/05/2021
Landlord recovers 100% of her rent arrears by using PRS tenancy mediation

Important update on Section 8 notices

The Government has introduced a new prescribed Section 8 Notice (Form 3) which will come into force on Tuesday 4 May. This document will be available on the government's website in the near future.

Industry News James Wood 30/04/2021
Important update on Section 8 notices

Blog: What Welsh parties are promising ahead of the polls

With the Senedd election in less than a week, NRLA Wales has analysed the manifestos of teach of the political parties to see how landlords would fare under their plans.

Insights and Opinions Calum Davies 30/04/2021
Blog: What Welsh parties are promising ahead of the polls

Blog: Why you need to get inventory reporting right

When done with a high degree of detail and accuracy, inventory reports can be the difference between successful and unsuccessful claims for landlords. Michael Hill of TDS explains more.

Insights and Opinions Michael Hill 27/04/2021
Blog: Why you need to get inventory reporting right