Director of policy and practice Chris Norris on how the NLA is influencing the latest regulation and consultations this month. The issue Renewing gas safety checks Summary All landlords must carry out annual gas safety checks; however, it was becoming increasingly difficult to get the tenant’s permission to access the property on the renewal date. … Continue reading NLA in action: gas safety, MEES price caps and new letting agent regulation
CEO Richard Lambert on how the NLA is influencing the latest regulation and consultations. The issue: Electrical safety requirements for landlords Summary An amendment in the Housing and Planning Act 2016 gave the UK government powers to regulate electrical safety standards in the private rented sector in England. The NLA was recently part of a working … Continue reading NLA in action: electrical safety checks, Section 21 notices and a new regulatory body for landlords
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?
Since the Budget in July we’ve had a number of members call or email in to ask why we haven’t actively promoted the online petition against the Government’s proposals to reduce mortgage interest tax relief. The simple answer that we’ve given to members is we believe the process is a waste of time, and that … Continue reading If you want change, petitions are not the answer
There is so much more to being a landlord than just purchasing a property and finding tenants that it is near impossible to name just five things to look out for. Being a landlord means that you are running a business and for it to be a success it must be treated as such. This … Continue reading Five things to be aware of as a landlord