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