News relating to the Welsh private rented sector affecting landlords.
The NRLA are calling for more scrutiny on Rent Smart Wales. We are calling on landlords to let us know their views on how effectively Rent Smart Wales are operating, how successfully they are communicating with landlords and to what extent they are improving standards in the Private Rented Sector (PRS).
Our Welsh Policy Officer, Tim Thomas, looks at the impact Covid has had on tenants in receipt ofÂ welfare and benefits and what support is being offered to both landlords and tenants to keep tenancies going.
NRLA Wales is urgently calling on Welsh landlords to respond to a new survey on what the Senedd's Local Government and Housing Committee's priorities should be over the next twelve to eighteen months.
A new scheme supporting private tenants in Wales to pay off Covid-related arrears was launched by the Welsh Government this week.
In late 2020, the NRLA (National Residential Landlords Association) Research Observatory began to collect data and evidence on how enforcement powers available to Welsh local authorities were being deployed in the Private Rented Sector (PRS). It is intended to be a follow-up to the recent review of Rent Smart Wales by the NRLA. The focus of this study was slanted towards mandatory and discretionary licensing, and the efficient, effective and economic enforcement of existing regulations.
Alex Osmond, Housing First and Lived Experience Manager, and Tim Thomas, Policy Officer at NRLA Wales take a closer look at the Housing First model, and the role private landlords can play.
In late 2020, the NRLA (National Residential Landlords Association) Research Observatory began to collect data and evidence on how enforcement powers available to Welsh local authorities were being deployed in the Private Rented Sector (PRS). This study focuses on mandatory and discretionary licensing in Wales. Is the enforcement of existing regulations in Wales truly efficient, effective and economic?
With the Senedd election in less than a week, NRLA Wales has analysed the manifestos of teach of the political parties to see how landlords would fare under their plans.
In our third blog focussing on the NRLA Wales' manifesto calls ahead of the Senedd Cymru/Welsh Parliament election, we outline how to improve homes in the private rented sector (PRS) and why,
On Thursday, NRLA Wales held its hustings ahead of the Senedd election in May. NRLA Chief Executive Ben Beadle hosted Labour's Mike Hedges MS, the Conservatives' Mark Isherwood MS, Plaid Cymru's Cllr Cefin Campbell, and the Liberal Democrats' Cllr Rodney Berman on the panel.