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Watch: Common winter property hazards and how to avoid them

Winter is on the way, and in this video NRLA adviser James Harvie shares some of the common winter property hazards, and the practical steps landlords and tenants can take to avoid them.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 04/12/2020
Watch: Common winter property hazards and how to avoid them

BLOG: Senedd Committee considers amendments for possession reform Bill

Wales' Equality, Local Government, and Communities Committee considered amendments put forward to the Renting Homes (Amendment) Bill last week. The purpose of the Bill is to give private tenants in Wales 12-months security of tenure. In this blog NRLA policy officer Calum Davies writes about the amendments.

Insights and Opinions Calum Davies 03/12/2020
BLOG: Senedd Committee considers amendments for possession reform Bill

Landlords publish new deal for rented housing

Private landlords are calling on the Government to establish a new landlord and tenant conciliation service as part of its planned changes to the private rented sector. The call, being made by the National Residential Landlords Association, comes as it publishes its proposals for the Renters' Reform Bill.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 02/12/2020
Landlords publish new deal for rented housing

Blog: The importance of an independent inventory

NRLA partners No Letting Go explain the importance of carrying out an independent inventory.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 01/12/2020
Blog: The importance of an independent inventory

The complete fire safety guide for landlords

Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance explore the most common causes of fire, how you can reduce the likelihood of fire, and the fire safety regulations all landlords need to know.

Helpful Tips Steve Barnes 01/12/2020
The complete fire safety guide for landlords

The wait of justice 2020: possession enforcement times before and after covid

This piece looks at the rate and pace of possession action in the various regions England immediately prior to the coronavirus pandemic. The results are drawn from a series of freedom of information requests.

Deep Insight James Wood 27/11/2020
The wait of justice 2020: possession enforcement times before and after covid

Black Friday: The best deals for landlords

Black Friday 2020 is here, and we've got some fantastic membership and training offers with you which we can't wait to share.

Industry News Victoria Barker 27/11/2020
Black Friday: The best deals for landlords

Flats without cladding will no longer need EWS1 checks

Owners of flats in buildings without cladding will no longer need an EWS1 form to sell or re-mortgage their property the Government has announced. Post - Grenfell the Government introduced rules requiring homes to undergo an external wall survey process, commonly referred to as "EWS1".

Industry News Sally Walmsley 27/11/2020
Flats without cladding will no longer need EWS1 checks

Landlords urged to respond to local licensing consultations

A number of council's are currently consulting on licensing proposals, and the NRLA is urging landlords to make sure they have their say in the consultations affecting them.

Industry News Victoria Barker 26/11/2020
Landlords urged to respond to local licensing consultations

Bailiff crisis hit repossessions

Insights and Opinions James Wood 26/11/2020
Bailiff crisis hit repossessions