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#ExpertView: GDPR - are you ready?

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*With the GDPR regulations set to take hold in less than two weeks’ time, Richard Jones, policy consultant and company secretary for the Residential Landlords Association (RLA), explains what the changes will mean for the private rented sector (PRS).*

Posted by Richard Jones on 15 May 2018

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#ExpertView: The RLA marks 20 years

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*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.*

Posted by Sally Walmsley on 3 April 2018

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#NewsStory: RLA reveals new identity

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The Residential Landlords Association today reveals its new corporate identity, as the home for landlords.

Posted by Christel Jones on 6 March 2018

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#ExpertView: Pets and Property

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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.

Posted by Christel Jones on 6 March 2018

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#ExpertView: The Countdown to MEES

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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...

Posted by Christel Jones on 13 February 2018

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ARLA Exhibition and Conference 2016

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On Tuesday 12 April we attended the *ARLA Conference and Exhibition* - launching our new custodial tenancy deposit scheme *TDS Custodial* and talking to existing and potential customers about our *TDS Insured* scheme.

Posted by Helen Lawrence on 15 April 2016

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7 Questions you should be asking when recruiting an agent

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The property you are letting is more than likely the single most valuable asset which you own. It makes sense therefore before you put this property in the hands of a letting agent to ask the agent a number of pertinent questions before you actually sign a business contract with them. Taken from the Residential...

Posted by on 4 December 2014

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ARLA Seminar: The Immigration Act - What is the landlord checking scheme?

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* ARLA What is the Landlords Checking Scheme? How will new Immigration Act measures be enforced and what are the penalties?*

Posted by Chris Kendall on 13 November 2014

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RLA Guest Blog: Welsh Housing Bill Passed

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The Housing (Wales) Bill was passed in plenary on 8 July 2014 and can receive Royal Assent from 6 August. The Residential Landlords Association will be helping educate landlords in Wales in advance of it coming into effect, expected in 2015 - here is an update for landlords in Wales from the RLA.

Posted by Residential Landlords Association on 21 July 2014

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