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Bill Irvine: Universal Credit – a look to 2015 and beyond!

Bill Irvine: Universal Credit – a look to 2015 and beyond!

RLA trainer, consultant, and Housing Benefit expert Bill Irvine has written an update regarding Universal Credit (UC) and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) time line for continuing roll out following an announcement from the DWP about plans for roll out in 2015 and beyondThis round of information will help private landlords with incoming changes regarding the on going roll-out of the Universal Credit scheme.Latest Roll out scheduleNov 2014: Universal Credit extended to families in Warrington and Wirral for new claims only.End of 2014: UC live in all jobcentres... more

West Midlands - 2014-12-12 12:23:03

RLA warns Landlords - ‘Don’t become liable for your tenants' water debt’ !

RLA warns Landlords - ‘Don’t become liable for your tenants' water debt’ !

The RLA has issued guidance ahead of the implementation of the Welsh Government’s new regulations under the Water Industry Act that could mean that landlords become jointly liable for their tenants' water debt from the 1stJanuary 2015 if they do not share their tenants information with their water company.From1stJanuary 2015there will be an obligation on all landlords with properties in theWelsh WaterandDee Valley Waterareas to share certain information about their tenants with their water company. The majority of properties affected are... more

West Midlands - 2014-12-10 15:31:24

Upcoming Local Council consultations

Upcoming Local Council consultations

RLA Campaigns work hard to ensure that Local Councils consider the viewpoint of private landlords by responding to all consultations we are aware of. However, it is imperative that you take the time to respond to proposals in your area. It has been shown that proactive landlords can sway judgement in some cases. Norwich, Southwark, Hastings, Islington, Worcester, and Redbridge landlords…take note!TheTenancies (Reform) Billand‘Right to Rent’ (immigration) checkshave dominated debates within the private rented... more

West Midlands - 2014-12-04 14:48:27

Immigration checks LIVE

Private landlords in the West Midlands will now be required to carry out immigration checks on tenants for new tenancies. The RLA has reported on these new requirements, you can read more here.Government guidance can be found here. The new requirements see private landlords acting as Home Office officials, ensuring that tenants are eligible to live in the United Kingdom. The system will be tested in Greater West Midlands. Birmingham, Dudley, Walsall, Sandwell, and Wolverhampton are the areas designated for... more

West Midlands - 2014-12-01 11:37:27

Join us for the last Landlord & Letting Show of 2014 in Coventry

Join us for the last Landlord & Letting Show of 2014 in Coventry

Come and visit the private rental sector’s leading trade event, the Landlord & Letting Show at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry on Wednesday 27th& Thursday 28thNovember 2014.The show gives landlords, letting agents and all associated property professionals access to the best advice, information, products and service deals in the industry. The RLA will be on stand 65 to answer any of your questions and will be offering a special show deal to those wanting to join. Members of the RLA's team will also be delivering seminars over the two days.... more

West Midlands - 2014-11-21 11:46:14