National Residential Landlords Association



Private rent debts double during pandemic, new figures reveal

The proportion of private renters in arrears in England has more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic according to new UK Government data.

Published 14 October 2021

Housing groups issue warning over impact of benefit cuts on renters

The UK Government must complete and publish a full assessment of the impact on renters of their decisions to freeze Local Housing Allowance and cut Universal Credit, which risk pushing many households into poverty, problem debt, and homelessness, according to a number of housing groups.

Published 17 August 2021

Private renters leave London as rents continue to fall

Private sector tenants are leaving London in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research which found that landlords renting properties in the capital were the only ones in the country to report that tenant demand had fallen more than it increased.

Published 19 May 2021

Coalition warns UK Government of impending rent crisis

The UK Government has been warned of an impending rent crisis in the UK following the reintroduction of a national lockdown.

Published 8 January 2021

Programme for Government: Scottish Government 'disappoints' on social housing and renter support

The Scottish Government is to establish a £10 million Tenant Hardship Loan Fund to help those struggling to pay rent during the coronavirus crisis.

Published 2 September 2020

Private landlords offered joint membership with new NRLA and SAL partnership

Landlords who let properties in England, Wales and Scotland can now have joint membership of associations north and south of the border under a new partnership.

Published 4 August 2020

England: Landlord bodies officially merge with appointment of new chair

Two of the UK’s biggest landlord associations have officially merged the announcement of a new chair today.

Published 2 April 2020

Chancellor announces UK Government will pay workers wages amid coronavirus outbreak

Chancellor Rishi Sunak's announcement that the UK Government will pay the wages of employees unable to work due to the COVID-19 outbreak has been roundly welcomed.

Published 23 March 2020

Chancellor announces UK Government will pay workers wages amid coronavirus outbreak

Chancellor Rishi Sunak's announcement that the UK Government will pay the wages of employees unable to work due to the COVID-19 outbreak has been roundly welcomed.

Published 23 March 2020

England: Complete ban on evictions and additional protection for renters

Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has announced emergency legislation to ensure no renters in England will be forced out of their home during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 19 March 2020

England: Complete ban on evictions and additional protection for renters

Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has announced emergency legislation to ensure no renters in England will be forced out of their home during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 19 March 2020

England: Rent controls 'could hurt tenants', according to landlord body

The representative body for landlords in England and Wales has claimed that rent controls hurt tenants by drying up the supply of homes to rent and in some cases increasing rents.

Published 29 October 2019

England: Ben Beadle appointed chief executive of new National Residential Landlords Association

Ben Beadle is to be the chief executive of the new National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) formed from the merger of the National Landlords Association and the Residential Landlords Association.

Published 24 September 2019

England: Direct payment to landlords proves effective in lowering rent arrears

Direct payment of Universal Credit to landlords contributed the most to reductions in rent arrears, according to a new report commissioned by Southwark Council.

Published 18 September 2019

England: Landlords vote for merger of representative bodies

After a meeting held yesterday, members of the National Landlords Association (NLA) and the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) voted for the two organisations to merge to form the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA).

Published 18 September 2019