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Landlords – did you know?

  • Landlords who manage and perform maintenance on their properties in Wales now have to pay over £250 to be compliant with the Housing (Wales)2014 Act.
  • In certain circumstances landlords could soon be prevented from successfully using a Section 21 If you rent and manage properties under separate names/corporate entities, you will need to obtain multiple licences.
  • Already paid for an HMO licence? Now you need to have another on top! The Welsh Government are planning to allow local authorities to introduce Additional HMO Licensing without any public consultation.
  • You may be liable for any water debt if you haven’t registered  a tenant’s full name and date of birth with the water company, then
  • Licensing isn’t the end of it, there more is to come!

At the RLA we do not think you should face all these challenges on your own. The RLA was established by landlords and is run by landlords for the benefit of landlords.

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Help & Advice

It is what we do best and our members agree:

At every step of my journey as a landlord the RLA has been there with advice, support and guidance. I use their documents, their phone line service and their news updates, to name a few. They work tirelessly on my behalf from advising me of current legislation to providing me a huge range of specific easy to read and understand documentation, just amazing and such good value for money.

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Be professional by making full use of all our documentation. We have over 100 documents and guides freely available to all our members. We cover everything you need to know as a landlord and our ASTs have been awarded the Crystal Mark for plain English. They are updated by our legal team so that you can be sure that you are using the correct for all your needs.

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Stay informed by attending of our training courses. We have seen the demand for training increase significantly in the past couple of years and we are currently running more than 100 training courses over the next 12 months throughout England and Wales. We cover a wide range of topics such as the principles of letting, tax planning, gaining possession and legionella. We listen to our members and constantly introduce new courses. There is also an on-line option for our core training course. Finally, all our members receive a discount on each course.

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Save money on core services such as deposit protection, property insurance from a specialist provider and credit checks. We use your collective buying power to provide the best deals for our members from reputable companies. With costs for landlords increasing all the time we recognise the need to provide the best possible value at all times.

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Have a voice by joining the RLA. We represent the views of landlords to ensure that the needs of landlords are not forgotten by those people making the decisions, both locally and nationally. The private rented sector in very dynamic with lots of changes. We will keep you informed with our fortnightly newsletter, Newshub website and the bi-monthly magazine.

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Formed by landlords and run by landlords for the benefit of landlords the RLA has been a leading voice in the PRS since 1998. We help landlords through the maze of the private rented sector. We currently have 19,500 members and growing each day. Our directors and many of our employees are landlords and really understand the issues facing landlords in general.


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