Popular landlords’ conference returns to the city for seventh year

Leeds Rental Standard
The event will feature contributions from the Department for Work and Pensions and Residential Landlords Association, together with key speakers from Leeds City Council and a range of stalls from private sector industries and LCC partner organisations.

The seventh annual Leeds Landlords’ Conference will once again bring leading names in the Leeds Private Rental Housing Sector together with council bosses to discuss the future of quality housing in the city.

Places are going fast for this free event being held at Mercure Leeds Parkway hotel on 29th November. Sign-up now to take advantage of hearing how Leeds City Council is working with landlords in the private rented sector to meet the growing need for affordable high quality homes.

The event will feature contributions from the Department for Work and Pensions and Residential Landlords Association, together with key speakers from Leeds City Council and a range of stalls from private sector industries and LCC partner organisations. Key areas of the conference will focus on the implementation of Universal Credit, recent trends and issues affecting the private rented sector market, as well as updates on the Leeds Rental Standard and information on the safeguarding of tenants.

Councillor Debra Coupar, Leeds City Council executive board member for communities said:

“With over 63,000 privately rented households in Leeds the council and private landlords have a responsibility to work together to ensure high quality affordable housing across the city.

“The Landlord Conference has become a standout event in the sector and is growing in popularity every year and it is great to be hosting the seventh conference in the city this year.

“Coming together to discuss the key issues affecting tenants such as Universal Credit and safeguarding is a positive move in the right direction and with the launch of the Leeds Rental Standard earlier this year, Leeds is showing a commitment to improving standards for its tenants.”

If you are interested in attending the event please email: PSH@leeds.gov.uk