Residential Landlords Association
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
Nearly half of landlords are less likely to rent homes to tenants without a British passport as a result of the immigration tests they have to make, according to a new poll.
Published 16 June 2017
British nationals without a passport face difficulties accessing rented accommodation after the UK government made landlords responsible for carrying out illegal migrant checks, according to a new survey.
Published 15 November 2016
Tax increases being imposed by the UK and Scottish governments will make it easier for irresponsible landlords to provide sub-standard housing to tenants, according to the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL).
Published 15 August 2016
A woman who suffers from psychiatric problems has lost a human rights battle at the Supreme Court to stop her home from being possessed.
Published 16 June 2016
MPs have approved measures that will give greater protection to responsible landlords wanting to evict illegal immigrants.
Published 27 April 2016
A judgement in a court case involving Ryanair may significantly reduce the UK government’s ability to enforce its ‘Right to Rent’ policy, according to the Residential Landlords Association (RLA).
Published 18 February 2016
Over ninety per cent of landlords have received no information from the UK government on their new legal duty to check the immigration status of their tenants.
Published 1 February 2016
Scottish landlords met with senior UK government officials in London yesterday to urge them to rethink planned tax changes for private landlords.
Published 17 September 2015