Press releases

NRLA: Most councils have not issued any penalties against private landlords

Over half of local authorities in England have not issued any civil penalties against rogue or criminal landlords in the last three years according to a new survey.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 03/08/2021
NRLA: Most councils have not issued any penalties against private landlords

Energy efficiency support failing to help most in need

Just five per cent of private rented households have received government help to fund energy efficiency measures despite having the greatest need.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 26/07/2021
Energy efficiency support failing to help most in need

Private rents falling in real terms says new data

RENTS paid by private tenants across the UK are falling in real terms according to official data published today.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 14/07/2021
Private rents falling in real terms says new data

Over 80% of private renters happy with accommodation

OVER 80 per cent of private renters in England are satisfied with their accommodation according to new data released today.

Industry News Sam Hunter 08/07/2021
Over 80% of private renters happy with accommodation

Rented Housing Laws "Not Fit For Purpose" Argue Landlords

Laws underpinning the private rented sector are not fit for purpose as new research reveals that some dates back to the 18th century.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 02/07/2021
Rented Housing Laws "Not Fit For Purpose" Argue Landlords

NRLA welcomes arrival of Welsh Tenancy Hardship Grant

Following the Welsh Government's announcement of a new Tenancy Hardship Grant (THG) the NRLA provides its response to this welcome news, which will provide wide-ranging assistance to tenants who have incurred rent arrears due to the pandemic.

Industry News Sam Hunter 30/06/2021
NRLA welcomes arrival of Welsh Tenancy Hardship Grant

Report Shows Need for Reform of Housing Benefit System says NRLA

Following the publication of a new report by the University of York on the supply of private rented housing to tenants in receipt of benefits, we issued a statement responding to the findings which emerged from this research.

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 24/06/2021
Report Shows Need for Reform of Housing Benefit System says NRLA

New NRLA report shows continued fall in pandemic possession claims

A continued fall in landlord possession claims took place between April 2020 and March 2021, according to new research produced by the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA).

Industry News Rhianna Abrey 23/06/2021
New NRLA report shows continued fall in pandemic possession claims

Landlords Made Scapegoats for COVID Rent Debt Crisis

The Chancellor is making landlords the scapegoats for the COVID rent debt crisis as he turns his back on the support the sector needs, says the body representing private sector landlords.

Industry News Sam Hunter 17/06/2021
Landlords Made Scapegoats for COVID Rent Debt Crisis

Covid arrears leave renters struggling to find a new home

Thousands of private renters who have built arrears during the pandemic face problems finding an alternative home because of damage to their credit scores according to a new survey.

Industry News Sam Hunter 28/05/2021
Covid arrears leave renters struggling to find a new home