As the ‘Beast from the East’ continues to wreak havoc across the country, it’s a timely reminder for landlords to make sure they have the right insurance for their rental properties. Bad weather can make life a nightmare for landlords as damage can occur at any time – even if you keep everything well maintained. … Continue reading Weather a good reminder for landlord insurance
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
The National Landlords Association (NLA) is excited to be nominated for three Property Wire Awards, including Best Trade Association. The other nominations are for Best Property Education Provider and Best Landlord Insurance Provider. The awards showcase the best in the property industry at driving best practice and innovation. Only the top three nominees in each … Continue reading NLA nominated for three Property Wire Awards!
Labour has today launched a new action plan on animal welfare, which includes a proposal to give tenants the default right to keep pets, unless there is evidence the animal is causing a nuisance. You can read the NLA’s initial response here. Under the 2015 Consumer Rights Act, a landlord should only be refusing permission … Continue reading Discussion: Should tenants have the default right to keep pets?
In council chambers up and down the country, local politicians will spend the next few weeks standing up and forcefully extolling how active they are in protecting front line services, how unfair central government cuts are, and perhaps most vigorous of all will be their explanation of how they are doing their very best for … Continue reading I predict a riot! The story of local government finance…..