Like most modern nations the UK is the product of an incredible wealth of infrastructure planning, from the maintenance of Victorian sewage tunnels to the implementation of superfast broadband and the analysis of the effect of aircraft flight paths on community quality of life. It is therefore hardly surprising that individual strands often show cracks.

The provision of housing is underpinned by hundreds of elements of this infrastructure – not least the planning and governance systems which ensure our build environment is fit for purpose.

With the Government’s ongoing migration towards local planning and responsibility it is the NLA’s duty to ensure private-landlords’ views and needs are considered at every stage of the process. Making sure that the environment which ensues complements sustainable private renting.

The latest headline bulletin of the English Housing Survey, a long-term statistical housing study administered by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) was published at the end…
Current situationThis month (January 2012) has seen the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has published a consutlation setting out proposals for how landlords, as owners of…
The NLA believes that tenant safety is of paramount concern for all private sector landlords. We work to ensure that private-rented sector properties meet the statutory safety standards through…
The NLA believes that the private-rented sector should represent a viable choice for those looking for safe, high quality accommodation.We are committed to improving standards through education and…
The NLA supports proposals that focus on promoting and supporting the renovation and restoration of empty properties in the private sector as well as the regeneration of derelict and decaying areas.…
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