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The UKAA Annual Conference 2016 Wednesday 2nd November 2016 More Info
Spring drinks reception Wednesday 5th April 2017 More Info
UKAA Summer Drinks Reception Thursday 6th July 2017 More Info
UKAA AST Roundtable Event Tuesday 5th September 2017 More Info
UKAA Study Tour at East Village, Stratford – NOW FULLY BOOKED Thursday 26th October 2017 More Info
UKAA Annual Conference & Dinner 2017: The Resident’s Experience Wednesday 8th November 2017 More Info
UKAA Right to Rent Roundtable Event Wednesday 15th November 2017 More Info
Trade Show Expo: Service Providers Showcase 2018 Tuesday 6th February More Info
UKAA Roundtable: Planning, S106 & Viability Thursday 8th February More Info

The UKAA Annual Conference 2016

Taking place on Wednesday 2nd November at Grange St Paul’s Hotel

On Wednesday 2nd & Thursday 3rd November 2016, the inaugural UKAA dinner and conference was held at The Grange St. Paul’s Hotel in London. We would like to thank all of our wonderful sponsors, our fantastic speakers, and all of the delegates who came to our event. We hope that you found it as interesting and insightful as we did.

Spring drinks reception

Taking place on Wednesday 5th April at FTI Offices

Our first spring drinks reception, was held on Wednesday 5th April at the fabulous setting on the 9th floor of FTI’s offices in the City.

UKAA Summer Drinks Reception

Taking place on Thursday 6th July at KPMG Offices

Under the blue skies of Manchester, on the fabulous rooftop of KPMG offices in St. Peter’s Square, our Summer Drinks Reception was enjoyed by 170 guests from the Build to Rent sector. The evening showed the strength of the development of this sector in the North-West, and really augers well for the future. There were many members, and non-members present who appeared extremely enthusiastic about what UKAA has to offer as the membership organisation for our sector, and we look…

UKAA AST Roundtable Event

Taking place on Tuesday 5th September at Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Over recent years there have been a number of legislative and regulatory changes which have had a substantial impact upon the way in which Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs) are managed in both the public and private sectors. With this in mind, the UKAA held a valuable roundtable breakfast session on Tuesday 5th September among members that focused on the following developments and issues: What is an AST; How to deal effectively with tenancy deposits; The importance of complying with EPC…

UKAA Study Tour at East Village, Stratford – NOW FULLY BOOKED

Taking place on Thursday 26th October at

One of the member benefits we offer is the ability to learn from others’ experiences. The excellence of Get Living’s East Village development is something that we can all learn from. With this in mind, Get Living London have kindly offered to host a study tour on Thursday 26th October for all UKAA members.   Get Living is a true pioneer in the private rental sector, changing the face of renting in the UK. Since its launch in 2013, its…

UKAA Annual Conference & Dinner 2017: The Resident’s Experience

Taking place on Wednesday 8th November at 8 Northumberland Avenue

Following the success of our first Annual Conference and Dinner last November, this year’s event has now been confirmed as a one-day event with the Conference and Dinner on one day. Further details on the Conference programme and itinerary for the Dinner will follow in due course.

UKAA Right to Rent Roundtable Event

Taking place on Wednesday 15th November at

Following the success of our first two roundtable discussions; the first one concentrating on the Tenant Fee Ban consultation, and the second one focusing on AST agreements, our third was all about 'The Right to Rent' which generated yet another very interesting topic for discussion! There is no easy answer to ensuring that the residents who wish to rent our properties meet all the necessary criteria, however, open discussion and engagement with other agencies, including DCLG, is on our agenda.…

Trade Show Expo: Service Providers Showcase 2018

Taking place on Tuesday 6th February at The Guoman Tower Hotel

Do you want to engage with the developers, owners and operators of the Build-to-Rent sector in one room, on one day? If so the UKAA trade show is the right place for you! We are presently planning our first Build-to-Rent service provider Trade Show. This will be an opportunity for anyone who already is, or wishes to supply services/goods to our sector to show their products.

UKAA Roundtable: Planning, S106 & Viability

Taking place on Thursday 8th February at Osborne Clarke

Another successful UKAA ‘roundtable’ event kindly hosted by Osborne Clarke! The educational session focused on ‘Planning Viability’.   The below is an overview agenda for the roundtable for your information:  Brief overview of Build to Rent Section 106 Agreements - Mayor's Guidance and what the Government Says The differing approach of Local Planning Authorities (length and form of s106 covenant, management of units, rent restrictions) BTR and Affordable Housing BTR and Viability Corporate Investment in Build to Rent - Barriers…

Previous Events

UKAA BTR TV Programme Launch

Event took place at Get Living in December 2018

Please join us for the launch of the very first Build To Rent TV programme in collaboration with Sky TV. We will be enjoying Christmas themed breakfast nibbles while we preview the show. It would be great to get our members together before the busy run-up to Christmas. We hope you can make it. To rsvp please email Emma Henderson: ehenderson@ukaa.org.uk 

UKAA Study Tour – Wembley Park

Event took place at Tipi Homes in December 2018

One of the member benefits we offer is the ability to learn from others’ experiences. Tipi have kindly offered to host a study tour at their Wembley Park development available to all UKAA members on Thursday 6th December. Tipi are leading a Rental Rebellion. They build, own and manage 333 apartments currently (and over 3000 by 2021) at their home in Wembley Park, the biggest single build-to-rent site of its kind in the UK. Launched in 2016 they have four buildings designed…

UKAA Roundtable: Furniture & Build To Rent

Event took place at Howard de Walden in November 2018

The UKAA hosted a roundtable covering the furniture and BTR presented by Roomservice By CORT, hosted by Howard de Walden. With so much focus on service and tenant experience, we wanted to discuss the approaches, experiences and opportunities when it comes to furnishing rental units – or not. What do tenants prefer, and why, and how can we as operators and suppliers ensure we meet those needs and expectations. All or nothing? Is there an argument for furnishing entire blocks? Or…

UKAA Roundtable: Insurance Needs for Build To Rent – Delivered by Lockton Companies LLP

Event took place at Lockton Companies LLP in November 2018

The UKAA was delighted to host a roundtable event to explore the insurance needs within the Build To Rent sector.  This was presented by Rachel Norris, VP, Lauren Allard, Senior Claims Code Executive and Ben Muller at Lockton Real Estate and Construction. Agenda:  How this risk differs to the ‘norm’ / What needs to be considered in order to rate the risk How should you be calculating your loss of rent / alternative accommodation  and how is this different to…

UKAA Annual Conference, Exhibition & Dinner 2018

Event took place at 8 Northumberland Avenue in October 2018

UKAA Annual Conference, Exhibition and Dinner 2018   It was a pleasure to welcome everyone to the third UKAA Annual Conference, Exhibition and Dinner.   Our aim was to produce a conference programme focused on taking the industry forward – sharing learnings from what is happening in our sector and gaining insights from the US and from other industries. It was great to see so many people networking and old friends reunited. We were particularly glad to welcome a delegation from our…

UKAA Roundtable: Bad Debt

Event took place at in July 2018

The session ‘Bad Debt’ was be presented by Brethertons, and the agenda was as follows: 1)      Credit control: identifying a debt issue and follow-up; 2)      The tenancy agreement: suitable/unfair clauses regarding defaults. 3)      Deposits: legislative restrictions on use as security against arrears. 4)      The implications and effect of the debt pre-action protocol; 5)      Dispute Resolution – options for the landlord.  

UKAA Summer Drinks Reception

Event took place at Osborne Clarke in May 2018

  Kick Start Your Bank Holiday Weekend at the UKAA Summer Drinks Reception   Thursday 24th May 6.00pm - 8.30pm at Osborne Clarke The UKAA invite you to join the members Summer Drinks Reception being held in London! The evening is a perfect opportunity to network with your fellow BTR contacts at this stunning London location. Serving drinks, nibbles and canapes free for all members. Following last year's sell out, please RSVP at your earliest convenience as places are limited: Ehenderson@ukapartmentassociation.com  

UKAA Roundtable: Current Trends in PropTech

Event took place at Womble Bond Dickinson in May 2018

The UKAA have the pleasure in delivering our next roundtable event: 'Current Trends in Prop Tech'. This will be delivered by Grainger's COO John Kenny, and is being kindly hosted by Womble Bond Dickinson at their London offices: 4 More London Riverside, SE1 2AU. The event will take place on Thursday 10th May and will begin with tea, coffee and refreshments at 8am. The session will begin at 8.30am, until 10am. Grainger will be presenting on their approach to technology…

UKAA Roundtable: Bad Debt

Event took place at Allsops in April 2018

Another very informative UKAA Roundtable event on 'Bad Debt' which was very kindly presented by Mark North and James Attew of Brethertons on Thursday 5th April. A huge thank you to Allsops for hosting this one for us! It was a great turnout and there was lots of valuable input with everyone around the table sharing their views on how the future should look for debt recovery in the rental market. The session made for very interesting discussions, covering the following…

UKAA Roundtable: PRS & Government – An Update from Westminster

Event took place at Osborne Clarke in March 2018

Following the growth of the Build-to-Rent sector, the need for an update from Westminster was essential for the industry, and who better to report these updates other than Sean Hooker, Head of The Property Redress at Hamilton Fraser. The event was kindly hosted by Osborne Clarke at their offices at One London Wall, London on Thursday 8th March, laying on breakfast for all attendees. Sean Hooker presented what was an extremely informative session which provided an insight on the governments…