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Getting it right on the right to rent

Published on: 29 January 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Getting it right on the right to rent
  • Original news
  • What is the background to the right to rent scheme?
  • Who is required to undertake right to rent checks and when?
  • What initial steps must be taken to complete the checks?
  • What follow-up steps must be taken?
  • For how long must the documents be retained?
  • What are the penalties for failing to undertake an appropriate check?
  • What resources has the Home Office made available to help landlords comply?
  • What impact do you think these checks will have on the role of a landlord?
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Article summary

Immigration analysis: With the ‘right to rent’ scheme coming into force nationally on 1 February 2016, Kathryn Bradbury, partner and head of immigration at Payne Hicks Beach solicitors, and Luke Piper, solicitor at Carter Thomas Solicitors, outline the ramifications of this controversial legislation. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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