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.

NEW SECTION 8 FORM COMES INTO USE TODAY

April 6, 2016 By

The Section 8 Form has been updated and can be downloaded from the Members Area under Download Resources for Landlords.  Available in either Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) formats. Please make sure you use the up-to-date version of the form,

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ARE YOU READY FOR NEW POSTAL CHARGES

March 26, 2016 By

29 March 2016 sees the price of stamps increase: New postage rates for letters up to 100g are: First Class Standard Letter        £0.64 First Class Large Letter               £0.96 Second Class

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COURT FEES INCREASED 21 MARCH 2016

March 22, 2016 By

Court fees increased on 21 March 2016.  Click here for a full list of court fees. Fees for possession claims have increased by £75:00. Accelerated Possession claims (Section 21 only) have risen from £280:00 to £355:00 Standard Possession Claims (commonly

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CONTACT WITH CRLA BY EMAIL

February 6, 2016 By

Apologies to anyone trying to contact by email. info@ruthclarke.com email is facing a few issues.  Please resend any email where you are awaiting a reply to either ruthclarkemail@aol.com or use the website contact form. Hopefully normal service will resume next week.

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NEW DOCUMENTATION TO BE USED FOR TENANCIES STARTING TODAY

February 1, 2016 By

The government’s How To Rent Booklet has been revised with a new version now available. Please do not use any older versions you may have in your possession.

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10% DISCOUNT ON INVENTORIES FOR CRLA MEMBERS

January 28, 2016 By

Westcountry Inventories are offering CRLA members 10% discount on their services.  Contact details can be found in the Trade Directory on this website.

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RIGHT TO RENT CHECKS – HAVE YOU STARTED?

January 25, 2016 By

This affects all tenancies starting from 1 February 2016. Checks must be carried out on all adults occupying the property – even if not named on the tenancy agreement.  Remember even British people need to be checked. Look at Ben

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NEW MEMBER BENEFIT – TRAGO2BUSINESS

December 11, 2015 By

Trago2Business have offered the CRLA an account giving 15% discounts.  Members just have to contact Trago2Business quoting their CRLA membership number, name, contact postal address, phone and email to request a card.  Trago will double check with me to ensure that

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INTERIM ELECTRICAL CHECKS

November 23, 2015 By

Landlord Interim Electrical Checklist prepared by the charity Electrical Safety First can now be found in the Members Area under Information Sheets for Landlords

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Roll Out Date for Right To Rent Checks For ALL of England Announced

October 21, 2015 By

The Government have announced 1 February 2016 as the date Right To Rent Checks will come into force for ALL areas in England (including Cornwall). From that date you MUST check the status of all potential adult tenants (even if it

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NEW LEGISLATION CAME IN ON 1 OCTOBER 2015

October 3, 2015 By

A reminder that new legislation came into effect on 1 October 2015. Tenanted properties where solid fuel is used must have working carbon monoxide alarms (but why not put in any area where a fossil fuel is burnt) All rented properties must

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FREE ELECTRIC BLANKET TESTING

September 16, 2015 By

Cornwall Trading Standards and Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service have joined together to offer a FREE electric blanket safety check to local residents in four towns across Cornwall during in September. The free testing sessions, which will take between 9am

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SMOKE AND CARBON MONOXIDE ALARMS (ENGLAND) 2015 – 1 OCTOBER DEADLINE

September 15, 2015 By

When this bill was presented to the House of Lords last week peers raised a number of concerns, not least the fact the regulations are due to come into force on October 1st – just 3 weeks away.  Some wanted

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FIRE DOOR SAFETY WEEK STARTS TODAY

September 14, 2015 By

The CRLA is supporting Fire Door Safety Week, week commencing 14 September. A door’s a door’s a door, right? No, a fire door is an engineered safety device. Fire doors are a crucial part of the passive fire protection of

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GAS SAFETY WEEK STARTS TODAY

September 14, 2015 By

Make sure your properties are safe and warm this winter with the following top tips.  Please share this information with your family, friends and tenants Gas Safe Tips

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MEMBER BENEFITS – ANOTHER JUST COME IN

September 12, 2015 By

Four Seasons Painting and Decorating Are offering discounts to CRLA members (remember to quote your membership number) Tel 07486 431251 Email 4seasonsdecorators@gmail.com For all of your Decorating needs, interior or exterior We offer a friendly, reliable and professional service with

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YET ANOTHER NEW BENEFIT FOR CRLA MEMBERS

September 2, 2015 By

Guy Foreman Electrics are offering CRLA members a 5% discount on their standard price list Tel: 01326 241773 or 07736308299 guyforeman.sparky@btinternet.com Areas Covered by Guy Foreman Electrics: Ashton, Breage, Camborne, Carnkie, Constantine, Coverack, Cury, Falmouth, Feock, Flushing, Four Lanes, Godolphin Cross, Gunwalloe, Gweek, Hayle,

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MATTRESSES ANYONE?

August 26, 2015 By

RE:SOURCE* have a number of brand new, end of line Airsprung mattresses available and they wondered whether any  members might be interested Mattress Type Number in stock Price Truro Regular double 27 £80 Lynton Quilted Double 6 £85 Montana DQ Double 29

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GAS SAFETY WEEK: FIGHTING FOR A GAS SAFE NATION

August 15, 2015 By

We are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week 2015, taking place 14th – 20th September. Gas Safety Week is an annual safety week to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances.

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LEGIONELLA RISK ASSESSMENT

August 3, 2015 By

The ‘phone rings every day with a query about Legionella Assessments. Sorry for the delay, there is now a Risk Assessment available in the Members Area http://crla.org.uk/index.php/member-area/member-resources/  

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