Many landlords go the extra mile for their tenants and their local communties. In this section we feature the stories of some of our members who have been doing truly exceptional things-be it delivering food for tenants at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, or volunteering.
I've helped my wife, and now I want to help others - a landlord's mission to provide more adapted rental properties
Paul is a landlord based in Teesside, North East England. Paul owned a contracting company that he closed at the end of 2008 due to the global recession. Following this he was able to enter the private rented sector as a landlord.
Ben is a Cambridge-based landlord who owns a rental property in Bangor, Gwynedd. Ben was a student in Bangor during the early noughties, and his family is also originally from Cardiff.
Eleanor is a socially conscious landlord, who is keen to support people and provide homes for those who may need additional support.
Cathy is currently out of work and struggling financially due to the pandemic, her tenants are in twenty thousand pounds of rent arrears, which began prior to Covid-19 and has nowhere to turn. All because she is a landlord.
Do you rent out your properties unfurnished - or ready for tenants to move right in? Following a discussion on the furnished/unfurnished debate in our most recent podcast the NRLA is asking what you prefer to do for our next 'Big Question' feature in NRLA members' magazine, Property.
Husband and wife, Ian and Glenys own a three-bedroom property in Deeside, North Wales which is managed by a letting agent.
Elena is a landlord and owns a property in London and has been a landlord for a few years now. She rents her the property to a family, who never had any issues with paying rent prior to the pandemic.
Landlord Yvonne bought a property in Conwy, North Wales 5 years ago. Prior to the pandemic hitting, there were no issues with the tenant. However, issues began to arise in March last year when the tenant suddenly stopped paying any rent.
Many landlords out there go above and beyond when it comes to their tenants and their local communities. Sarah Watt is a portfolio landlord with properties in Milton Keynes & in Australia. In her free time, she visits local schools and teaches children about how she balances her career and property.
In December, landlord TMK needed to move back into his rental property with his family, ahead of the birth of his second son. Despite serving notice on his tenants in January, the tenants are still living at his property, not paying rent, and leaving TMK and his young family living in a cramped house with his parents.