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Two thirds of people with dementia in the UK live in their own home in the community. However, 95%…
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It’s official. It’s November and a general election campaign is underway. The 12 December…
  Extensions are a great way to raise a property’s value or boost rental income, but…
As the scheduled date for the UK’s departure from the European Union slipped once again, EU…
New research from Rightmove showed record asking rents in all but two regions, as fewer new…
Just over three weeks since the Boris Johnson administration delivered its first Queen’s Speech…
When we talk about ‘generation rent’, we usually mean young people: millennials unable to get onto…
Buy-to-let mortgage innovations The buy-to-let mortgage market has come under pressure in recent…
Did you know that there is an accessible housing crisis in London? Unfortunately, not enough homes…
  Adapted and accessible homes enable people with physical disabilities or sensory…
​ Guy Harris has 19 years' experience within the property, e-commerce and disability sectors.…
At NLA Mortgages, we have seen a significant rise in the number of limited company buy-to-let…
With the Government consultation on abolishing Section 21 closing tomorrow, this month we…
Podcasts are a great way to educate yourself, develop a skill and hone your knowledge. And the best…
Property has always been a political bargaining chip, but has recently become forefront of…
It has been a trying year for landlords. With the Government’s continued onslaught on private…
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This time of year is usually busy for the NLA’s policy and public affairs teams. Party conference…
  In September 2018, landlord Christina contacted the London Borough of…
Is UK property headed for a post-brexit boom? We asked property expert Andy Foote, director at…
Dave Eldridge, Regional Development Manager at Foundations, explains the Disabled Facilities Grant…
A brief summary from Jacquel Runnalls, Co-opted Lead on Accessible Housing and Inclusive Design for…
​ By Chris Deacon, Area Manager - Prevention Services The number of homeless people in London has…
Private rental properties have almost doubled in the past few years which means that for landlords…
A new report, produced in conjunction with Surviving Economic Abuse, the Domestic Abuse Housing…
It’s fair to say that both landlords and tenants have a lot to think about when beginning their…
By Tom Say, campaigns manager Being forced to a food bank or becoming homeless is an experience…
A New Deal for Renting: Resetting the balance of rights and responsibilities between landlords and…
  It is a great time to be a student landlord. Following a slight decline in the number of…
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Why do we need landlords to be dementia friendly? People with dementia want to live in their own…
From 1 October 2018 all landlords in England with assured shorthold tenancies (ASTs) need to comply…
Today is World No-Tobacco Day, when the public is informed of the dangers of using tobacco, the…
With the announcement to repeal section 21, the government has promised that it will make…
The buy-to-let world has been thrown into confusion as landlords worry about what rights they will…
As with any job, being a landlord comes with its fair share of stressful situations. Research…
This week marks National Gardening Week - the country’s biggest celebration of gardening and a time…
The clocks went forward on Sunday, meaning spring is well and truly under way.…
Today is World Water Day, an annual event which focuses on the importance of freshwater and…
  The Home Office has released a hard-hitting video as part of its Fire Kills campaign, which…
We’re so pleased to announce that we’ve been approved to offer a total loss client money protection…
  Who knows more: NLA members or the general landlord population? NLA Recognised…
  Fire safety: a landlord's responsibility Fire safety within your rental property is of the…
  Landlords and Legionnaires Disease Landlords have a duty of care to the tenants they house…
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Last week, landlords from all over the country joined us in Westminster for an evening of…
Some recent research conducted by YouGov for the National Landlords Association (NLA) found that 49…
  NLA to partner with the Smart Home Expo We are delighted to announce our official…
  For most tenants and landlords in the PRS, the relationship between them is simply a…
  It appears every week: house prices rising, house prices stalling, …
Is there a demand for these types of tenancies? Demand for such tenancies has increased in recent…
  We've created a General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) guide on how the new legislation…
By Jake McKey, NLA Policy Officer What’s the detail of the changes? Since the Bill was introduced…
​ By Amos Kimani – Policy and Public Affairs Executive Having joined the National Landlords…
By Jake McKey, NLA Policy Officer After months of debate and uncertainty for landlords, the final…
The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) have released a report on reforming the private…
In terms of protecting your tenants’ safety, a good landlord needs to bear in mind that registering…
In our most recent podcast, Richard Blanco was joined by Superintendent Adam Thompson where…
  The value of energy efficient properties Offering energy efficient properties in the…
A start-up that mixes house hunting for landlords and tenants with the swipe left/swipe…
A letting agent’s job is to make the renting of a property easier for the owner. Letting agents…
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Everyone wants to know what the future holds. We're no different, so Chris Norris has gazed into…
In 2014, the Government introduced regulations to establish uniformity among suppliers in the way…
Everyone wants the end of a tenancy to go smoothly. Tenants want to be able to move without too…
Debate in Westminster today is focussing on section 21 ‘no fault’ evictions. Many organisations…
Landlords often face some consternation when deciding if they will let to someone on Housing…
As the number of tenants in the private rented sector continues to grow, so do the demands for pet…
For landlords, section 8 has become a time consuming and expensive process with a distinct lack of…
Advice Line expert Catherine Behdad highlights 6 critical pointers for landlords of student…
From October, rules set out in the Deregulation Act requiring landlords in England to issue…
This week is Gas Safety Week. Gas Safe Register’s latest research reveals that just over half of…
1) The issue: NLA backs Humber Landlords Association in High Court challenge to Hull City Council…
With the winter weather set to begin, many homes will experience frozen pipes, heating not working…
  Looking back at the NLA’s 2017 New Year blog, you would be forgiven to think that time…
  An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is a document showing the potential …