CLA Residential Lettings Update

Members gathered in Norfolk to hear about latest legislation for the residential rental property sector
Delegates at the event hosted at Barnham Broom Hotel, Norfolk

With ever-increasing regulation affecting the residential property sector, CLA members gathered in Norfolk to hear about the latest legislation for the industry and practical information on overseeing a property portfolio.

The seminar considered the challenges rural property owners have with meeting higher Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and advice on Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES). Speakers included Harry Flanagan, CLA Senior Legal Adviser; Avril Roberts, CLA Property and Business Policy Adviser; and CLA Regional Surveyor Alison Provis.

Harry Flanagan and Avril Roberts from the CLA

Representatives from event sponsor Arnolds Key discussed practical tips for setting up or ending a tenancy, referencing, finding a good tenant, record keeping and property inspections.

Lord Raynham from the Raynham Estate discussed his own challenges of managing a residential portfolio and explained the important role his estate has in providing affordable housing for local residents.

Lord Raynham

The CLA East team is planning further seminars on residential lettings in 2023 to ensure members can stay up to date with the very latest information.