Looking for Homes to Rent? - Seek Out An ARLA Member
ARLA leads the
industry in setting and regulating the highest standards in the
industry and demands certain levels of professionalism and
commitment to customer service from its membership.
ARLA members are required to work within a robust Code of
Practice, which covers the key stages in letting and managing a
property. There are comprehensive membership Byelaws which include
compliance with such issues as handling and accounting for Clients'
money; the mandatory ARLA Client Money Protection Scheme;
Professional Indemnity Insurance; Dealing with Complaints and
ARLA members are required to employ a minimum of at least one
member of staff, in any office, who holds a suitable industry
qualification, recognised by the Association.
ARLA keeps it members up to date with changes in legislation and
provides wide-ranging training and guidance to help members
understand and interpret all aspects of letting and managing a
property. Make sure you search for a
regulated ARLA letting agent when searching for your next
What is ARLA?
The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) is the only
professional body that is solely concerned with the self-regulation
of letting agents and since 1981 has been actively promoting the
highest standards across every aspect of residential lettings and
management in the Private Rented Sector.
ARLA is viewed by government, consumer groups, academics, think
tanks and the media as the leading voice in the industry. ARLA
members are seen as being at the forefront of the Private Rented
Sector, ready, willing and able to comply with existing and
anticipated government legislation. ARLA members successfully
create, on average, over a quarter of a million new tenancies a
year as well as arranging the renewal or extension of thousands
more of existing tenancies every month.