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DWP rejects Universal Credit APA applications - 29 July 2016

Hundreds of landlords' applications for Alternative Payment Arrangements (APAs) under Universal Credit are being deleted by the Department for Work & Pensions. (DWP) Universal Credit expert Bill Irvine said he has been contacted by hundreds of members complaining the DWP is refusing to deal with their applications claiming they ‘could not open attachments’ and as a result is entitled to delete ... more

RLA backs charity app Gone for Good - 27 July 2016

RLA members are being encouraged to donate unwanted items to good causes through new smartphone app Gone for Good. The app matches businesses and individuals with charities in their postcode who actively want to receive particular items and will collect them for free. The app is especially useful for landlords who regularly have to clear out goods left by tenants, or ... more

Last chance to make your voice heard! - 26 July 2016

We have recently launched our first quarterly survey on the Tax and Finance issues affecting the private rented sector. We are delighted to announce that we have had over 2,500 landlords who have made their voice heard and shared their experiences. The more landlords that help the greater the confidence there is in our survey findings and policy makers will be ... more

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