Welcome to the official website of the Cornwall Residential Landlords Association!

Please scroll down to learn more about us and to find out about our latest news and upcoming events, or navigate the site via the drop-down menus at the top of the page. Subscribed CRLA members can log in to view restricted member-only resources via the form on the right side of every page.

We do not have a specific FAQ area on the website but members can log in to see the Information Pages for Landlords to find assistance.

UPDATES TO CRLA WEBSITE

July 16, 2015 By

Members will notice that there are a few changes to the site that have been made in recent days, designed to make the site more accessible and easier to use. File download pages are now completely searchable, meaning you no

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UNIVERSAL CREDIT STAFF TO STRIKE

July 16, 2015 By

Nearly 1,500 call centre staff processing Universal Credit claims are set to go on strike in protest against a working culture their union has described as “increasingly oppressive”. The staff argue that they are being given unrealistic targets to meet

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THE JULY 2015 BUDGET

July 9, 2015 By

The following is a summary of points which may affect members. The usual health warning regarding my understanding of matters financial or tax related (which is just about nil)

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JUNE 2015 NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE

July 6, 2015 By

June 2015 Newsletter now available in Adobe Reader format

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CORNWALL HOSPICE CARE

July 6, 2015 By

Cornwall Hospice Care have been our charity for the last eighteen months with money collected through raffles at General Meetings. I’ve just emptied the collection tin. Thank you members, we have raised £293. Rounded this up to £300 and paid

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FREE SMOKE AND CARBON MONOXIDE ALARMS FROM CORNWALL COUNCIL

July 5, 2015 By

Only a limited number available.  Collection will be from St Austell Fire Station but this post will be updated as other collection points become available. Register for your free alarm by following this link to Cornwall Council website (if it does not

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£50 OFF PIV VENTILATION UNIT FROM KPVS UNTIL 31 AUGUST 2015

June 23, 2015 By

Kernow Property Ventilation Solutions Are offering all landlords £50 off the supply & installation of a PIV ventilation unit through to 31 August 2015 – just quote ‘summer50′ to benefit from this super offer. Call on 01209 820458 or 07528

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CORNWALL RESPONSIBLE LANDLORD SCHEME LAUNCHED TODAY

June 18, 2015 By

New partnership calls on private landlords and property agents to meet decency standard and provide well managed properties in Cornwall A new online resource for private landlords and letting agents is being launched to help raise property and management standards

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DEPOSITS – ONLY ONE WEEK LEFT TO SORT OUT PROTECTION

June 16, 2015 By

Did you take a deposit before 6 April 2007? If you still hold that deposit against an AST (including periodic tenancies where you have allowed the tenancy to roll over from month to month) then you must protect it before

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CLASS 2 NATIONAL INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS PAYABLE BY LANDLORDS

June 7, 2015 By

A self-employed earner is defined at section 2(1)(b) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 as: ““self-employed earner” means a person who is gainfully employed in Great Britain otherwise than in employed earners employment (whether or not he

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DPS REMINDS LANDLORDS TO PROTECT OLDER DEPOSITS BEFORE 23 JUNE DEADLINE

June 1, 2015 By

The Deposit Protection Service (The DPS) has advised landlords and letting agents to act soon over older tenancy deposits now that new legislation has introduced a deadline for their protection. Following the Deregulation Act, which passed into law at the

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MAY 2015 NEWSLETTER

May 26, 2015 By

May 2015 Newsletter now available in Adobe Reader format

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JULY BUDGET – WHAT DO YOU WANT INCLUDED?

May 22, 2015 By

The Government is seeking your views on what you would like to see in the July budget. Perhaps you would like to see some tax breaks for landlords? Go onto the link and tell George Osborne.  

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LETTING AGENTS – ARE YOU READY FOR CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT 2015 27 MAY DEADLINE?

May 1, 2015 By

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 requires that from 27 May 2015 all letting agents must publicise: details of the agent’s relevant fees details of any redress scheme to which the agent may belong and a statement of whether the agent

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WHAT SHOULD YOU TELL NEW TENANTS

April 20, 2015 By

Now on the Information Sheets for Landlords a check list of what you should cover with new tenants and what you should give to them on moving into your property.

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UNIVERSAL CREDIT COMING IN MAY, JUNE AND JULY 2015

April 20, 2015 By

Universal Credit is being introduced in Cornwall but just for most new applicants for Job Seekers Allowance.  Anyone already in receipt of benefits will not be affected (at the moment). Lists of postcodes and the dates that new applicants may start

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NEW FORMS FOR MEMBERS

April 17, 2015 By

The Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement has been amended – full details in the newsletter coming soon but the updated version is ready for download from the Resources for Landlords page of the Members Area. Section 8 Form has been changed.

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TENANT DEPOSIT PROTECTION

April 13, 2015 By

A short update on the implications from the Deregulation Act 2015 is now available in the Information Sheets for Landlords page.  Full article will be found in the next newsletter.  

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B&Q Offer – Supercar Experience

April 1, 2015 By

B&Q are offering a Super Car  Experience for TradePoint Customers Offer closes Easter Monday

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