Landlord's guide to right to rent checks

This guidance advises a landlord, letting agent or homeowner how to conduct a right to rent check when letting privately rented accommodation.


Landlord's guide to right to rent checks

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Information on how landlords, letting agents and home owners can comply with the right to rent scheme and how to carry out right to rent checks.

Published 2 November 2020
Last updated 25 November 2020 + show all updates
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