Category: policy and legislation

NLA in action

NLA in action

This month, CEO Richard Lambert tells us how the NLA has been influencing the debate around four key issues for landlords: the Tenant Fees Bill, enforcement of regulations by local authorities, client money protection insurance, and the consultation on carbon monoxide alarms.   The issue: Tenant Fees Bill Summary The select committee involved in scrutinising … Continue reading NLA in action

Current Affairs Edition May 2018: Listen now to the NLA’s latest podcast

Current Affairs Edition May 2018: Listen now to the NLA’s latest podcast

Richard Blanco and his guests take a look at the issues facing the private rented sector and the topics featured in the media recently. Joining Richard on the panel is Chris Norris, Director of Policy and Practice at the NLA, and Marlon Fox from Outlook Property. GDPR: what does it mean for landlords? GDPR comes … Continue reading Current Affairs Edition May 2018: Listen now to the NLA’s latest podcast

NLA in action: gas safety, MEES price caps and new letting agent regulation

NLA in action: gas safety, MEES price caps and new letting agent regulation

Director of policy and practice Chris Norris on how the NLA is influencing the latest regulation and consultations this month. The issue Renewing gas safety checks Summary All landlords must carry out annual gas safety checks; however, it was becoming increasingly difficult to get the tenant’s permission to access the property on the renewal date. … Continue reading NLA in action: gas safety, MEES price caps and new letting agent regulation

Analysis: the UK’s messy landlord licensing system

The licensing system for landlords in the UK can be a postcode lottery. In some areas many properties don’t need a licence, while in others you might have to pay up to £1,000 per property. What is behind this haphazard system? Evette Sebastian Roberts is a busy person. A practising nurse and midwife, Dominican-born Roberts … Continue reading Analysis: the UK’s messy landlord licensing system

Have your say on the private rented sector

Have your say on the private rented sector

  More people are living in the private rented sector (PRS) than ever before, but it is also becoming increasingly regulated. That’s why the National Landlords Association (NLA) is encouraging those selected to complete the English Private Landlord Survey. The survey is a chance for landlords and letting agents to speak out on how legislative … Continue reading Have your say on the private rented sector