Benefits to landlords

Becoming accredited offers many benefits to landlords in Welywn Hatfield:

  • Peace of mind
    Gaining accreditation gives you peace of mind that you are meeting the legal obligations of providing good standard rental accommodation in the UK
  • Public recognition
    Gain recognition for providing good quality homes in our borough and receive independent third party endorsement of your landlord and property standards
  • Keep up to date
    Gain access to advice and information including regular newsletters and training events to keep you up to date on changing legal requirements and help ensure continued compliance
  • Attract better tenants
    Give potential tenants confidence in the safety and quality of your property and make your property more attractive to good tenants
  • Referrals from supporters
    University of Hertfordshire and all PAL supporters only refer prospective tenants to accredited landlords and letting agents
  • Free promotion
    Receive free advertising opportunities in our property and landlord database and PAL Supporters websites and in other marketing materials, make your property stand out in other promotions with use of the PAL accreditation logo
  • Receive local discounts
    Receive discounts on HMO applications and money off commercial services such as landlord insurance
  • Minimise disputes
    Reduce misunderstandings and disputes through clarity of responsibility given by the scheme and receive assistance to ensure swift resolution where problems do arise.
  • Discounts
    PAL provides and facilitates a range of training courses and seminars throughout the year. Often bespoke courses that cover a range of subjects reflecting local needs, including housing legislation updates, fire risk assessments and the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS). All accredited landlords receive a discount on the training courses while landlords who have achieved Gold status accreditation are entitled to free training all year round. Find out about our forthcoming landlord training courses, partner training courses and becoming a Gold standard landlord.