Tag: national landlords association

The National Landlords Association is on the lookout for two new Board members – could you be the one we’re looking for?

Carolyn Uphill, Chairman of the National Landlords Association (NLA). The NLA represents private landlords across the United Kingdom, providing advice, guidance, professional development, and working to affect positive change for both its members and everyone involved in the private rented sector (PRS).  We are the largest representative body for private landlords, and currently work with … Continue reading The National Landlords Association is on the lookout for two new Board members – could you be the one we’re looking for?

Is the grass always greener on the other side?

Today’s publication of the interim report from LSE, commissioned by the NLA  debunks the myth that rent control is a golden bullet, easy to implement and guaranteed to work in the UK. The launch comes on the day that the four Labour candidates aspiring to be leader (and potentially our next Prime Minster) go head-to-head … Continue reading Is the grass always greener on the other side?

Right to rent checks are being rolled out – how will you be affected?

Matthew Oliver, NLA's Parliamentary Officer, outlines what the changes will mean. In a written ministerial statement, the government yesterday announced the areas where they will be piloting the Immigration Act Landlords Scheme.  This is the scheme where landlords are required to check the immigration status of tenants, as prescribed in the Immigration Act. What do … Continue reading Right to rent checks are being rolled out – how will you be affected?

Our new Housing Minister is keen to stress the positive role of the PRS

Pity the minister re-shuffled in July.  While you or I spent our summer holiday reading for pleasure, they resign themselves to packing a stack of briefing papers next to the must-read political biography and the highly recommended literary novel that they told the Sunday heavyweights were on their summer booklists. The new Minister for Housing … Continue reading Our new Housing Minister is keen to stress the positive role of the PRS

Stop landlord licensing in Liverpool

Tom Reynolds, NLA Representative for Merseyside, outlines how landlords and tenants can help halt proposals to introduce citywide licensing in Liverpool. Plans published by Liverpool City Council threaten further regulations and cost for landlords in the area. The Council is consulting on its wish to introduce Selective Licensing across the whole city, giving landlords and … Continue reading Stop landlord licensing in Liverpool