Universal Credit update

One of our members, Brandon Taylor attends a Strategic Private Rented Sector Landlords meeting (which deals with Universal Credit) and the latest meeting was held on 20th June. We have a report on the contents of this meeting and this can be found here

Fair Possessions Coalition

The ELA has joined forces with: ARLA Propertymark; Cornwall Residential Landlords Association; Country Land and Business Association; East Midlands Property Owners; Guild of Residential Landlords; Humber Landlords Association; iHowz; Landlord Action; Leeds Property Association; National Landlords Alliance; National Landlords Association; North West Landlords Association; Portsmouth and District Private Landlords’ Association; Residential Landlords Association; Safe Agent;

Carol’s retirement

Carol Craven has worked at the ELA Office for 15 years and retires today, Friday 24th May.  She will be greatly missed by all the ELA Directors, staff and ELA members.  She was presented with flowers and gifts at the hugely successful ELA AGM/Conference on Friday May 3rd.  She is pictured here with ELA Director

SECTION 21 ABOLITION CONSULTATION

The Government have today announced an “end to unfair evictions” and propose to abolish Section 21 notices; read the government’s full statement here The RLA have made a valid response, “Section 21 to go: Housing reforms risk hurting tenants”, which can be read in full here “The government will shortly launch a new consultation on

Tenant Fees Bill update

Following its passage in the House of Lords, the Tenant Fees Bill has passed its final hurdle in Parliament. The tenant fees ban is now an inevitability, and agents & landlords need to continue with their preparations for a post-tenant fees world. The Bill will receive Royal Assent in the coming weeks, before being passed