Landlord Obligations February 2016

Landlord Obligations February 2016

Landlords now have an obligation to ensure that tenants or lodgers have a legal right to remain in the UK. Failure to do so can result in a fine of £3000.

Checks include Identity Checks, and proof of residency/leave to reside in the UK.

The full details of this are available at

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/right-to-rent-landlords-code-of-practice/code-of-practice-on-illegal-immigrants-and-private-rented