Landlords – You are now Immigration Officers and will be fined up to £3000 if you do not do the checks!

The Immigration Act 2014 Introduced the concept of the “right to rent” to the private rental sector. It requires Landlords and their agents to check the immigration status of prospective tenants at the onset of the tenancy. A person without a “right to rent” cannot rent a property. It came into force on 1st February