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NLA in action

NLA in action

The issue: NLA backs Humber Landlords Association in High Court challenge to Hull City Council Summary The National Landlords Association (NLA) is supporting the Humber Landlords Association (HLA) in its High Court legal challenge against Hull City Council’s new private-sector housing enforcement policy. Hull City Council has taken an unusual approach in deciding to discard … Continue reading NLA in action

Selective licensing and the NLA: What do we do about it?

Selective licensing and the NLA: What do we do about it?

Selective licensing is a contentious topic for many landlords. We receive a number of queries from our members about why it’s being introduced in their area and what the National Landlords Association’s (NLA) position is. In a three-part series, Gavin Dick from our Policy Team explains what selective licensing is, why it’s used, and how … Continue reading Selective licensing and the NLA: What do we do about it?

Selective licensing and the NLA: What is selective licensing?

Selective licensing and the NLA: What is selective licensing?

Selective licensing is a contentious topic for many landlords. We receive a number of queries from our members about why it’s being introduced in their area and what the National Landlords Association’s (NLA) position is. In a three-part series, Gavin Dick from our Policy Team explains what selective licensing is, why it’s used, and how … Continue reading Selective licensing and the NLA: What is selective licensing?

HMO licensing shake-up

HMO licensing shake-up

Will you be hit by the changes to mandatory HMO licensing in England? We take a look at the changes and what they mean for you. In 2006, the government introduced the mandatory Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) licence in England and Wales. From October this year, the government is extending the scope of the … Continue reading HMO licensing shake-up

Rent Risk Resolve – Part three: Have you got the licensing lowdown in your area?

Over the past few years there’s been sharp rise in the number of local councils that have chosen to introduce landlord licensing schemes throughout England and Wales. Often these schemes increase business costs for landlords and place unnecessary burdens on the majority of compliant landlords, without rooting out the bad. Below, Gavin Dick, the National … Continue reading Rent Risk Resolve – Part three: Have you got the licensing lowdown in your area?