Month: April 2010

Poland, volcanos and Dunkirk spirit…

A guest post from Patrick Jacobs, NLA Director of Finance. My family and I had spent Easter in Poznan – a former capital city of Poland. We were due to fly back on Saturday 17 April but on the Friday evening, I received a text message informing me that our flight was cancelled and to … Continue reading Poland, volcanos and Dunkirk spirit…

No housing in this election…

It’s not easy being a housing organisation these days. We’ve consistently called for housing to be made an election issue; we want more talk about how we make the housing in the private-rented sector better and encourage professional landlords to invest in more much needed housing. But that hasn’t happened so far. Last week we … Continue reading No housing in this election…

Landlords are mainly Tory voters…but some might vote BNP(!)

A revelation from the Young Group this week, most landlords think the Conservatives will offer the greatest benefit to the UK rental market. Now I'm all for 'headline-grabbing' research, but is anyone surprised by this latest news? We're about to publish a question that we commissioned from BDRC. And this really was a revelation! ‘Which … Continue reading Landlords are mainly Tory voters…but some might vote BNP(!)