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NRLA Wales: An update on our campaigning

NRLA Wales Operations Manager Steve Bletsoe provides an update on the private rented sector in Wales and key areas of NRLA campaigning.

Industry News Steven Bletsoe 30/05/2024
NRLA Wales: An update on our campaigning

With the Renters (Reform) Bill on the scrapheap, what’s next for landlords

‘The biggest shake-up of the private rented sector in more than 30 years’ was what the Government promised with it’s Renters (Reform) Bill. Now, after five years of hard work, the Bill is in tatters after falling at the final hurdle last week. NRLA Chief Executive Ben Beadle talks about what this means for landlords – and why the next government has to get it right.

Industry News Ben Beadle 30/05/2024
With the Renters (Reform) Bill on the scrapheap, what’s next for landlords

Landlords invited to share feedback on Rent Smart Wales

Landlords and property agents in Wales are invited to share their views on the impact of Rent Smart Wales in a new survey. The Welsh Government has launched an evaluation aimed at assessing the impact of the licensing body in several key areas, including business practices and tenant relations, compliance and communication.

Industry News Victoria Barker 30/05/2024
Landlords invited to share feedback on Rent Smart Wales

Cross-party group considers the future of Local Housing Allowance

The NRLA joined a meeting of the Cross-Party Group (CPG) on rented housing and leasehold properties last week to discuss Local Housing Allowance (LHA) and how it can best support households in Wales.

Industry News Eleanor Bateman 30/05/2024
Cross-party group considers the future of Local Housing Allowance

Land Transaction Tax reform could revive the private rented sector in Wales

Amidst a housing emergency, with demand for private rented homes outstripping supply and nearly 12,000 individuals across Wales in temporary accommodation, the NRLA has called pro-growth measures to boost the supply of private rented homes, including reform of Land Transaction Tax (LTT).

Industry News Eleanor Bateman 29/05/2024
Land Transaction Tax reform could revive the private rented sector in Wales

NRLA General Election Hub – keeping you up to date

A new General Election Hub to keep NRLA members fully abreast of the latest party-political policies on private rented housing has been unveiled today.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 29/05/2024
NRLA General Election Hub – keeping you up to date

Student landlords needed for European study

Student landlords are being invited to take part in an international survey looking at different experiences across Europe.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 29/05/2024
Student landlords needed for European study

Entrepreneur and former Dragon's Den star to address NRLA conference

Entrepreneur and TV star James Caan has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at the NRLA's Landlord Conference later this year. The conference, which will be hosted by television favourite Nick Knowles, will take place on Wednesday 6 November at the National Exhibition Centre, in Birmingham.

Industry News Victoria Barker 23/05/2024
Entrepreneur and former Dragon's Den star to address NRLA conference

In pictures: Hundreds attend NRLA on Tour shows

Hundreds of landlords attended our free NRLA on Tour events this week, held in Ilford, East London, and in Cardiff. The events saw an excellent line-up of speakers and exhibitors sharing knowledge and expertise with delegates, as well as the chance to hear directly from NRLA CEO Ben Beadle about rental reform and exciting NRLA prop tech developments.

Industry News Victoria Barker 24/05/2024
In pictures: Hundreds attend NRLA on Tour shows

Uncertain future for the PRS as reports Renters (Reform) Bill dropped

The Renters (Reform) Bill, the Government's masterplan to transform the private rented sector, is reported to have been dropped as a result of the general election announcement.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 24/05/2024
Uncertain future for the PRS as reports Renters (Reform) Bill dropped