From 1st February 2016 the Right to Rent checks will be in force across the UK. This legislation means that all Landlords and Letting Agents allowing a tenancy in England will need to carry out ID checks on all adult occupiers prior to the start of the Tenancy to ensure that they have a ‘Right to Rent’ within the UK. Where an adult occupier has a time limited right to remain in the UK, follow up checks will need to be completed, either 12 months from the initial check or at the expiry of the individual’s right to be in the UK. If you have any questions or queries in relation to this matter please speak to a member of our Lettings Team.

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