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In this week’s #ExpertView, Victoria Barker, Communications Officer at Residential Landlords Association (RLA), shares her top tips for looking after your rental property during the winter months.
RLA Policy Manager, John Stewart, looks at how the introduction of a housing court could transform the way the PRS operates.
Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) partner organisation, Residential Landlords Association (RLA), campaigns to improve the private rented sector (PRS) for both landlords and tenants, engaging with policymakers at all levels of Government. Here, John Stewart, Policy Manager at RLA, explains the need for clarity on what a no deal Brexit could mean for EU nationals’ rights to rent.
Starting with an initial membership of just 350 two decades ago, the Residential Landlords Association has developed into one of the country’s most important landlord bodies with more than 30,000 members today. Here Sally Walmsley, RLA communications manager, looks back at how it all began.
The question of pets in rental homes is an emotive and complicated one. In this article, Sally Walmsley, editor of RLA's RPI magazine, looks at the recent Labour Party proposal on pets in rental properties.
It is now just two months until new rules concerning Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) come into force in April. From April, all PRS homes rented out as either new lets or renewals must have a minimum energy performance rating of E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). This will be extended to all existing tenancies on 1st April 2020.