In 1989 a number of Norwich landlords formed a group which has since grown into a company limited by guarantee – The Eastern Landlords Association.

Membership is now over 1,350 reputable private residential landlords who offer good quality accommodation.

We aim to:

  1. Provide a forum for consideration of matters relating to the letting of private properties and to promote a professional standard of practice and conduct by all our members for the benefit of the private rented sector as a whole
  2. Provide mutual advice and assistance to members in connection the letting of properties
  3. Promote the professional standing of the Association within the private rented sector
  4. Represent equally all landlords

The ELA has signed an Official Legal Partner Agreement with Fosters Solicitors, one of East Anglia’s leading law firms. As part of this agreement, Fosters are offering a range of special discounts to ELA members for their legal services, the details of which can be found in the members area of our website. Fosters website is

We also have a partnership with Coversure  Insurance Services – 

and Drayton Insurance Services

Both provide to members specialist Landlord insurance at competitive rates. Cover provided can be found in our Members area.

The Association has adopted a Code of Practice, which is nationally recognised. All ELA members should abide by this code of practice when letting their properties.