The UK Government has released the full details of its Fairer Private Rented Sector White Paper, which it said is designed to redress the balance between landlords and 4.4 million private rented tenants.
New legislation announced in the Queen’s Speech yesterday will improve the lives of millions of renters by driving up standards in the private and socially rented sectors across England, according to the housing secretary at Westminster.
Deputy director for policy and research for the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) John Stewart died on Saturday, March 19 aged 49. The former Aberdeen City Council leader was elected as Liberal Democrat councillor for Berryden in 2003 and was re-elected in 2007.
The proportion of private renters in arrears in England has more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic according to new UK Government data. The latest Household Resilience Study reveals that in April-May 2021, 7% of private renters were in arrears, up from 3% in 2019/20. This amounts to over 780
The UK Government must complete and publish a full assessment of the impact on renters of their decisions to freeze Local Housing Allowance and cut Universal Credit, which risk pushing many households into poverty, problem debt, and homelessness, according to a number of housing groups.
Private sector tenants are leaving London in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research which found that landlords renting properties in the capital were the only ones in the country to report that tenant demand had fallen more than it increased. A survey of National Residential La
The UK Government has been warned of an impending rent crisis in the UK following the reintroduction of a national lockdown. The warning came in a joint statement from the National Residential Landlords Association, The Big Issue and Ride Out Recession Alliance, Shelter, ARLA Propertymark, the
Landlords who let properties in England, Wales and Scotland can now have joint membership of associations north and south of the border under a new partnership. The National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) and Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) are partnering to allow landlords with pr
Two of the UK’s biggest landlord associations have officially merged the announcement of a new chair today. Jodi Berg OBE will head the newly created National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) formed by the merger of the National Landlords Association and Residential Landlords Associati
Chancellor Rishi Sunak's announcement that the UK Government will pay the wages of employees unable to work due to the COVID-19 outbreak has been roundly welcomed. In a statement on Friday, the Chancellor said the government will pay 80% of salary for staff who are kept on by their employer, coverin
Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has announced emergency legislation to ensure no renters in England will be forced out of their home during the coronavirus pandemic. Announcing a package of measures to protect renters and landlords, Mr Jenrick said the legislation will suspend new evictions from so
The representative body for landlords in England and Wales has claimed that rent controls hurt tenants by drying up the supply of homes to rent and in some cases increasing rents. With the Mayor of London calling for the power to introduce rent controls across the capital, an analysis of existing re
Ben Beadle is to be the chief executive of the new National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) formed from the merger of the National Landlords Association and the Residential Landlords Association. The NRLA will launch in January 2020.