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Where to start with: Renewing a tenancy

We are excited to launch a brand new 'where to start with' series, which will take a look at some of the key topics and issues landlords are facing, and where to start with in addressing them. In the first blog in this series, we take a look at where to start with renewing a tenancy.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 14/04/2021
Where to start with: Renewing a tenancy

Minister Will Quince: How Universal Credit is improving to assist with direct payments of rent

In his first blog for the NRLA, Minister for Welfare Delivery Will Quince explains how Universal Credit is improving to assist with direct payments of rent.

Insights and Opinions Will Quince 13/04/2021
Minister Will Quince: How Universal Credit is improving to assist with direct payments of rent

Improving homes: why the Welsh Government can't put this key priority on the back burner

In our third blog focussing on the NRLA Wales' manifesto calls ahead of the Senedd Cymru/Welsh Parliament election, we outline how to improve homes in the private rented sector (PRS) and why,

Insights and Opinions Calum Davies 13/04/2021
Improving homes: why the Welsh Government can't put this key priority on the back burner

System doesn't support landlords who rent to vulnerable tenants

Eleanor is a socially conscious landlord, who is keen to support people and provide homes for those who may need additional support.

Member Stories Rhianna Abrey 13/04/2021
System doesn't support landlords who rent to vulnerable tenants

NRLA mortgages partner with lender Landbay to launch product exclusively for members

NRLA Mortgages have partnered with BTL lender Landbay to create the first ever exclusive mortgage product for NRLA Members.

Insights and Opinions Doug Hall 12/04/2021
NRLA mortgages partner with lender Landbay to launch product exclusively for members

NRLA Wales hustings highlights

On Thursday, NRLA Wales held its hustings ahead of the Senedd election in May. NRLA Chief Executive Ben Beadle hosted Labour's Mike Hedges MS, the Conservatives' Mark Isherwood MS, Plaid Cymru's Cllr Cefin Campbell, and the Liberal Democrats' Cllr Rodney Berman on the panel.

Industry News Calum Davies 12/04/2021
NRLA Wales hustings highlights

Tips and advice for taking on a tenant with a pet

This month is national pet month, which means one thing only, we're talking pets!

Helpful Tips Rhianna Abrey 09/04/2021
Tips and advice for taking on a tenant with a pet

Khan's call for rent controls would leave London tenants worse off

Rent controls called for by Sadiq Khan would leave tenants across London worse off according to a new analysis published today.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 09/04/2021
Khan's call for rent controls would leave London tenants worse off

Rent guarantees could be key to encourage landlords to rent to Universal Credit claimants

A landmark study launched today explores ways to increase the willingness of landlords to rent to people receiving housing benefits.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 08/04/2021
Rent guarantees could be key to encourage landlords to rent to Universal Credit claimants

How the next Welsh Government can better support landlords and tenants

In the second of our series of blogs focussing on our manifesto calls ahead of the Senedd Cymru/Welsh Parliament election, we look at support for landlords and tenants. The NRLA is conscious of the need for a balanced approach and a private rented sector that works for all.

Insights and Opinions Calum Davies 06/04/2021
How the next Welsh Government can better support landlords and tenants