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 love housing families and providing a safe home for their children to grow up and feel safe in': Sue's Story
Sue Hull has been a landlord for 22 years and owns several properties in Essex and East Sussex - this is her story.
Volunteers Week takes place annually between 1st-7th June. In each edition of our members' magazine Property, we feature a story of a landlord who volunteers or goes the extra mile for their local community. Here, we feature landlord Sue Hull's story. Sue volunteers at a charity shop donation centre and for her local park run as a guide runner.
HMO landlords David Johnson and Andy Graham have set up a fundraiser inviting fellow landlords to donate the equivalent of one week's rent for one room.
As the Covid-19 pandemic ravaged the UK at the start of 2020, landlord Raj Kumari Byford was compelled to help those in her local community. She set up a project to stock food banks, manufacture face masks and fund life-saving ventilators after setting up community interest company.
When NRLA member Frank Mason began to jot down some notes for his daughter-in-law little did he know his memo would take six months to write and become a published book.
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.