This month, Chris Norris, NLA Director of Policy and Practice, is hopeful as the government considers a tax break for landlords that the NLA has been recommending for years. The NLA is working closely with ministers to tackle energy-efficiency challenges for landlords and is also trying to find out what Right to Rent will mean … Continue reading NLA in action
One in four women, and one in six men, experience domestic abuse in their lives, with a new case reported to police every 30 seconds*. Police are already reporting increases over the football season, and research finds reported incidents of domestic abuse rise by up to 38% when England lose a World Cup game, and … Continue reading Domestic abuse: What are a landlord’s obligations if they suspect their tenant is a victim?
Hotels in space have been talked about as the next big (if not final) frontier for space tourism for some years. Some even predict that the first commercial 'enterprise' could open its door – or should that be airlocks – in 2020. Drinking from the ‘astronomically’ priced mini-bar whilst orbiting the Earth at 17,000 miles … Continue reading Tenants on the starboard bow……
Since 1947, Edinburgh has welcomed performers and tourists to the city as part of its summer Fringe Festival. Many make the annual pilgrimage to Auld Reekie to see the very best (and bizarre) in comedy, music and theatre - from established names to aspiring newcomers. It’s estimated that around 2,500 artists take part at … Continue reading Is the Edinburgh Fringe under threat?
By Gary Trent, PRS Stakeholder Lead, Valuation Office Agency. Statistics on the Private Rented Sector (PRS) can be an invaluable resource. They give a real insight into sector trends and the wider market beyond our own experience. However, it’s not often there’s the chance to influence their development. however, an online survey running until the … Continue reading What do you think of private rental market statistics?