Tagged: immigration checks

Confusion reigns over Right to Rent requirements

Confusion reigns over Right to Rent requirements

Home Office guidance relating to Right to Rent checks does not appear to explicitly state when such checks must be made. Some industry insiders are currently interpreting the requirements as the check must be...




Right to Rent to be rolled out across England from February 1st 2016

Right to Rent to be rolled out across England from February 1st 2016

The Home Office has announced that the Right to Rent scheme will be extended to all of England from 1st February 2016. From this date, all private landlords and letting agents will have to...




Government queried on Right to Rent pilot

Government queried on Right to Rent pilot

The Shadow Home Secretary, Andy Burnham, will today use the official House of Commons Home Office question time to quiz Home Secretary, Theresa May, on the results of the pilot Right to Rent project....




Landlords and Letting Agents await details of proposed mandatory licensing

Landlords and Letting Agents await details of proposed mandatory licensing

The private rented sector in the UK said it is surprised about proposals to introduce a mandatory licensing system due to be in the Queen’s Speech at the opening of the new parliament this...




Industry welcomes new proposals for UK landlords

Industry welcomes new proposals for UK landlords

The National Landlords Association (NLA) has welcomed new proposals concerning immigration that will impact the country’s private rented sector. They include powers for councils to crack down on unscrupulous landlords, allowing landlords to evict...




Speculation mounts re roll-out of immigration check requirements

Speculation mounts re roll-out of immigration check requirements

Speculation is mounting that the pilot immigration checks that must be performed by letting agents and landlord in the West Midlands will be rolled out across the rest of the country as early as...