Landlords are you prepared for The Immigration Act 2014?

Landlords are you prepared for The Immigration Act 2014 ?


All landlords and letting agents in England who allow a tenancy will be required to make ID and Right to Rent checks on all adult occupiers in accordance with section 22 of the  Immigration Act 2014 from 1st February 2016.ir-leasing.ruРыбы

The new scheme will be compulsory and makes it mandatory for anyone who rents out private property in England to see and make a copy of evidence that any new adult tenant has the right to rent in the UK, be this continuous or time limited ventolin online canada. Landlords or agents who fail to do these checks correctly could be liable for a fine of up to £3,000 per tenant.

Under Section 22 of the Immigration Act 2014 a landlord must not authorise an adult to occupy property as their main or only home under a residential tenancy agreement unless the adult is a British Citizen, Swiss national, from a European Economic Area or has other proof of a continued right to rent in the UK. Landlords should carry out ‘right to rent’ checks for new tenancy agreements to determine whether tenants have the right to live in the UK legally.

Owen Lyons will take care of this for you as a professional agency via their tenant referencing process. Click here to download the Government user guide: Right to rent user guide