Leading landlord associations the RLA and NLA FINALLY merge

first_imgHome » News » Associations & Bodies » Leading landlord associations the RLA and NLA FINALLY merge previous nextAssociations & BodiesLeading landlord associations the RLA and NLA FINALLY mergeThree months after its initial launch date, the National Residential Landlords Association has today gone live.Nigel Lewis2nd April 20201 Comment1,000 Views The UK’s two leading landlord associations have at last merged to create the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA).The union was first announced in September last year but both the merged organisations, the RLA and the NLA, postponed the original launch date of January 1st after its original schedule proved ‘too ambitious’.In September it was also revealed that the NRLA had a new chief executive in the form of Ben Beadle (left), a social housing executive.In January Beadle said that despite a target of January being set at the time of the members’ vote last September, this was ‘ambitious and technicalities have put dates back by a few weeks’.Today’s announcement, three months later, has revealed that the new merged organisation is to be chaired by Jodi Berg (pictured, top).She replaces the two outgoing chairs of the NLA and RLA, Alan Ward and Adrian Jeakings, who remain on the NRLA board.Berg’s experience includes a non-executive directorship of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme and chairmanship of public bodies including an NHS Trust, the Administrative Justice Forum and a probation service.She says: “I think the new NRLA has a bright future and it is great to be on board from day one.“As an association we now represent more than 80,000 landlords and the more we grow this number, the stronger our voice will be.“We need to encourage landlords to come together and support each other and work with other areas of the sector to bring about positive change for both landlords and tenants.”NRLA National Residential Landlords Association Ben BEadle April 2, 2020Nigel LewisOne commentPossession Friend, Possession Friend Possession Friend 2nd April 2020 at 10:30 amTrouble is, they’re NOT representing landlords!They caved into Govt on everything, from Electrical safety certs, to the Total Ban on evictions.Sad day for Landlords.Log in to ReplyWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021last_img read more

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