Press releases

NRLA calls for property passports to crackdown on sub-standard housing

The NRLA has published its response to the Government's proposal to extend the Decent Homes Standard to the private rented sector. In its response, the NRLA suggests that 'property passports' could be introduced to help landlords demonstrate their properties are compliant with regulations.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 24/05/2022
NRLA calls for property passports to crackdown on sub-standard housing

Minister to Address National Landlords Conference

The Minister for the Private Rented Sector, Eddie Hughes MP, will be the keynote speaker at the inaugural National Landlord Conference on Tuesday 15th November.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 19/05/2022
Minister to Address National Landlords Conference

Possession grounds to be strengthened as end of Section 21 in sight

Plans to abolish Section 21 repossessions will be brought forward it has been confirmed in the Queen's Speech today. NRLA chief executive Ben Beadle has welcomed the Government's commitment to tackling arrears and antisocial behaviour and will continue to lobby Ministers to ensure other grounds for possessions are fair.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 10/05/2022
Possession grounds to be strengthened as end of Section 21 in sight

Tax Hit to Rental Housing Undermines Government's Home Ownership Ambitions

Government efforts to dampen investment in rental housing are fuelling a supply crisis according to BVA/BDRC research analysed by the NRLA.

Industry News Sam Hunter 05/05/2022
Tax Hit to Rental Housing Undermines Government's Home Ownership Ambitions

Landlords slam Shelter scaremongering

This morning we responded to newly-released data from Shelter on repossessions in the private rented sector. Our response challenges some of the erroneous findings which emerged from the research.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 27/04/2022
Landlords slam Shelter scaremongering

Landlords Back MPs Call for Rental Housing Strategy

Today we responded to the publication of the Public Accounts Committeeâs report on the regulation of the private rented sector, You can read our views within the article here.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 13/04/2022
Landlords Back MPs Call for Rental Housing Strategy

North East Renters Face Squeeze as Benefits Frozen

Almost 70 per cent of private tenants in the North East relying on Universal Credit to pay their rent have a shortfall between the amount they receive and what they have to pay, according to official data.

Industry News Sam Hunter 08/04/2022
North East Renters Face Squeeze as Benefits Frozen

How many private rented homes does the UK need in order to meet demand?

A report by Capital Economics for the National Residential Landlords Association has argued that if owner occupied and social rented homes in the UK continue at their ten-year average rate of growth, the supply of homes for private rent across the country would have to increase to meet Government targets.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 01/04/2022
How many private rented homes does the UK need in order to meet demand?

Benefit freeze "absurd" warn landlords

Over half of private tenants relying on Universal Credit to pay their rent have a shortfall between the amount they receive and what they pay for their housing. It comes a year after the Government froze housing benefit rates.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 01/04/2022
Benefit freeze "absurd" warn landlords

Spring statement welcome but not enough argue landlords

Following the Chancellor's Spring Statement, the NRLA provides its response to today's announcements by the Treasury.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 23/03/2022
Spring statement welcome but not enough argue landlords