Residential Landlords Association
Nearly half of landlords and letting agents in England and Wales claim they are more likely to remove some or all of their investment in the private rented sector because of UK government plans to end "no explanation" repossessions.
Published 22 May 2019
A quarter of private landlords in England and Wales are looking to sell at least one property over the next year, according to new research.
Published 2 May 2019
Landlords have branded the Right to Rent scheme a “farce” after a second court ruling which suggests that agents and landlords following Home Office protocol could be exposed to accusations that they have breached human rights.
Published 22 March 2019
Scotland’s largest landlord membership organisation has called on the UK Government to scrap legislation which makes landlords responsible for checking the immigration status of tenants, after the High Court in London ruled the law was in breach of human rights legislation.
Published 4 March 2019
As the High Court today begins a judicial review of the UK Government’s flagship Right to Rent scheme, new research from the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has found an increasing number of private landlords are less likely to rent to those without a British passport.
Published 18 December 2018
A campaign group has won the right to launch a high court case against the Home Office’s Right to Rent policy which obliges landlords to check the immigration of would-be tenants.
Published 7 June 2018
A bid will be made this week for a legal review of a centre piece of the UK government’s immigration policy.
Published 5 June 2018
A landlord organisation in England and Wales is supporting efforts to overturn a flagship immigration policy, saying its members won’t be “scapegoats for the failures of the border agencies”.
Published 2 February 2018
Government changes to Universal Credit which will make it easier for direct payments to be made to landlords have been welcomed by the Residential Landlords Association (RLA).
Published 9 January 2018
A landlord organisation is calling for a halt to the UK government’s Right to Rent scheme pending a full review of its impact on tenants after 42% of landlords in England and Wales said they are less likely to consider renting to someone without a British passport as a result of the scheme.
Published 18 December 2017
The organisation that represents 50,000 private sector residential landlords in England and Wales has appointed a new director.
Published 10 November 2017
House of Commons Speaker John Bercow has approved a Labour request for an emergency debate today over the planned roll-out of Universal Credit.
Published 24 October 2017
Almost a fifth of landlords in England and Wales are now less likely to rent to nationals from the European Union or the European Economic Area as a result of the immigration checks they are now expected to make, a study has found.
Published 7 September 2017
Rent payments should be included when calculating credit scores to support tenants wanting to buy a home of their own, according to a new poll.
Published 17 August 2017
A move to introduce a Scottish-style ban on letting agent fees in England was included in the Queen’s Speech yesterday.
Published 22 June 2017