Landlords in Wales have welcomed the Government's announcement of a new Â£30 million funding pot as part of a plan to end homelessness.
Local authorities are expected to be able to use this funding to support a nationwide private rented sector leasing scheme.
Demand for private rental housing is at an all time high according to new research being published by the National Residential Landlords Association.
The National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) has announced the start of a new commercial partnership with Viewber, a provider of cutting-edge services to landlord, investors and letting agents.
The number of repossession cases in the courts involving landlords using Section 21, 'no explanation' notices has plummeted over the past two years.
TWO thirds of English councils have prosecuted no landlords for offences related to standards in or the management of private rented housing over the last three years.
Today the NRLA releases figures from research conducted with BVA/BDRC which reveals the extent to which private landlords have been forced to rely on their own savings to cover rental losses incurred as a result of the pandemic.
Responding to the announcement in the Budget that the Universal Credit taper will be cut from 63 to 55 per cent from 1st December 2021, Ben Beadle, Chief Executive of the National Residential Landlords Association, said:
The NRLA today announces that it has agreed a new commercial partnership with leading online electricals retailer, AO.
A Â£65 million fund to cover rent arrears built during the Covid-19 pandemic has been announced today, following months of NRLA campaigning. The cash will be given to councils in England to support low-income earners in rent arrears - with payments expected to be made directly to landlords.
"One size fits all" approach to retrofitting nation's homes risks widening economic inequality, warns new research
Today marks the new launch of a report, authored by leading think tank Localis and sponsored by the NRLA, entitled 'Lagging behind: energy efficiency in low-viability properties'.