Lobbying and campaigning

There have been countless proposals, reports, investigations and legislative changes to the property sector across the UK. We are in the thick of it, placing issues on the agenda, commenting in the media and challenging decision makers on the issues that matter to you.

Learn about the major changes to the industry that are affecting you and your business. See our research which helps shape the arguments we make whilst working with other organisations and which also aids our consultation responses.

Terraced Houses

Terraced Houses

Government proposals for Section 21

The UK Government have proposed abolishing Section 21 evictions in England and the Welsh Government proposed extending the mandatory notice period.  Read more...

Tenant Wallet

Tenant Fees Ban

During 2019, Government's in both England and Wales passed legislation banning most fees that charged to tenants. Read more...

Immigration Act

Immigration Act and Right to Rent

View useful links and frequently asked questions about the Immigration Act and Right to Rent checks here. Read more...

Client Money Protection

Client Money Protection

Since April 2019, all agents managing lettings in England have been required to belong to a Government-approved CMP scheme. Read more...

Lancaster Road, London

Licensing

The Housing Act 2004 provided for the introduction of selective licensing of private landlords in a local authority’s area. Read more...

Paperwork

General Data Protection Regulation

On 25 May 2018 GDPR came into force, are you compliant?  Read more...

Regulation in Scotland

Scotland Agent Regulation

Since 1 October 2018, all letting agents in Scotland are required to be on the Scottish Letting Agent Register. Read more...

Rent Smart Wales

Rent Smart Wales

Private landlords with property in Wales are required to register both themselves and their rental properties. Read more...

Red and blue door

Housing and Planning Act

The Housing and Planning Act introduces new rules that landlords and letting agents need to be aware of. Read more...

Housing research

Housing Research

Study our research into the UK housing market. Our recent report focused on Brexit and the Property Market. Read more...

PRS reports

Private Rented Sector Reports

View reports containing research gathered from our members through our online survey. Read more...

Consultation responses

Consultation Responses

We respond to public consultations making our views clear on proposed legislation or the effects of existing policy. Read more...

 

Latest News

Take the stress out of your accountants’ report ... by not doing one

22 January 2020

The Letting Partnership, a Propertymark Industry Supplier who specialises in client accounting and HealthChecks looks at the traditional methods of client money account inspections compared to the alternative. Read More...

What we need to know about Lifetime Deposit and Passporting

22 January 2020

Fixflo, repair reporting software provider and Propertymark Industry Supplier looks at the Government’s plan to regulate and rejuvenate the rental market. Read More...

New President set to lead the way for 2020

21 January 2020

After a vigorous selection process, today (21 January), Angela Davey has been appointed to take ARLA Propertymark forward in 2020 as its next President. Read More...