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Former coalition minister slams govt’s landlord immigration plans

Former coalition minister slams govt’s landlord immigration plans

An MP and former minister has branded plans forcing landlords to verify their tenant’s immigration status ‘unworkable’. Former minister for children and families and Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Teather told The Guardian expecting private individuals to...




Letting agents voluntarily signing up to Ombudsman Scheme while Landlords being made responsible for checking the immigration status of tenants

Letting agents voluntarily signing up to Ombudsman Scheme while Landlords being made responsible for checking the immigration status of tenants

With last month’s announcement by the Government that all letting agents must “belong to a recognised redress scheme.”  It was encouraging to see that The Property Ombudsman was able to announce at the beginning of the...




Private renting’s hidden costs revealed

Private renting’s hidden costs revealed

The hidden costs of renting private accommodation in Northern Ireland have been revealed in an undercover survey carried out by the Housing Rights Service (HRS). Mystery shoppers conducted a survey of 40 lettings agents...




Immigrant checks would be ‘light touch’, Prisk promises

Immigrant checks would be ‘light touch’, Prisk promises

The immigration status of tenants will only have to be checked under a ‘light touch’ regime, housing minister Mark Prisk has said. Prisk was speaking to MPs who were asking questions about proposals unveiled...




Rental services firm offered ministers free immigrant check service

Rental services firm offered ministers free immigrant check service

A tenancy referencing firm approached the Government three years ago and offered an immigrants’ checking service which would have cost taxpayers nothing. However, the offer was turned down flat. It has emerged that in...




Tenant Referencing & Rent Guarantee Insurance from Legal 4 Landlords

Tenant Referencing & Rent Guarantee Insurance from Legal 4 Landlords

RentPro has partnered with Legal 4 Landlords to offer you Tenant Referencing, Rent Guarantee Insurance and UK Company Credit Check services. Legal 4 Landlords has already partnered with over 1000 agents for Tenant Referencing...