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Right to Rent legislation was introduced by the government in February 2018. The Home Office has produced documents to give landlords, agents and private accommodation providers advice and guidance on the requirements under this legislation.

Further information on the Right to Rent legislation, including useful tools and resources are available on the gov.uk website.

The new legislation will also impact on student tenants as landlords, r landlords, agents and private accommodation providers are required to carry out checks on the identity and immigration status of tenants to ensure that they have the ‘Right to Rent. Details and information of these checks are detailed in this helpful factsheet.