DCLG call for evidence on PRS regulation – NALS comments

NALS has welcomed a call for evidence by the Department for Communities and Local Government on regulation in the Private Rented Sector. Isobel Thomson, chief executive, NALS, said: “NALS welcomed the Government’s announcement earlier this month of its intention to regulate all lettings and management agents. “With 72% of respondents to the consultation on a […]

NALS responds to Secretary of State for Wales comment

The Secretary of State for Wales has called for greater protections for tenants and action against rogue landlords and letting agents. Responding to this, Isobel Thomson, chief executive, NALS said: “NALS notes the Secretary of State for Wales’ call for the Welsh Government to take measures to protect tenants in Wales from unjust fees and […]

NALS responds to rogue landlords inquiry

The Communities and Local Government Select Committee has launched an inquiry into whether current powers held by local authorities allow them to adequately crack down on rogue landlords. Isobel Thomson, chief executive, NALS said: “We welcome this announcement from the Select Committee. NALS has called for greater enforcement across the PRS for some time and […]

NALS’ reaction to Government’s proposal on regulation of letting agents

NALS has welcomed proposals announced by Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, signalling the Government’s intention to introduce regulation in to the Private Rented Sector. Among a raft of measures announced in his speech at the Conservative Party Conference, Mr Javid said the Government would require all letting agents to […]