The important regional news stories affecting landlords in England and Wales, including news of licensing consultations and schemes and the NRLA's latest responses to these.
A new selective licensing scheme will come into force across Liverpool next month. From 1st April 2022, all privately rented homes across sixteen wards in the city must have a licence.
MK Council has launched a new accreditation scheme for landlords to improve standards and deliver better homes for tenants.
A financial support scheme introduced in Kent to help renters and homeowners facing arrears due to the pandemic has been extended.
The NRLA has responded to Birmingham City Council's consultation on plans to introduce a selective licensing scheme in the city, by raising concerns about both the council's lack of evidence to show previous enforcement activity and the variation fee.
Demand for private rented housing in Yorkshire and The Humber is the highest in England and Wales according to a new survey for the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA).
Demand for private rented housing in the South West is the third highest in England according to a new survey for the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA).
Demand for private rented housing in the South East is the second highest in England according to a new survey for the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA).
Do you have properties in Leeds? If so, you may be interested in, or already a member of, the Leeds Rental Standard Scheme. The scheme offers a large number of benefits for landlords with properties in the Leeds City Council area, and requires details of your NRLA membership for you to benefit from inclusion.
The NRLA is urging landlords to make their views heard on plans to introduce licensing schemes in a number of towns and cities across the country. To help members learn more about consultations, the NRLA has developed a toolkit exclusive for members.
Landlords are being urged to respond to licensing consultations that affect them. Some of the councils currently consulting on licensing schemes include Manchester City Council and Newcastle City Council. NRLA members can learn more about how to respond to consultations that affect them by logging into the NRLA's licensing toolkit.