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Right to Rent laws challenged in court

The right to rent laws, which were introduced for England under Theresa May’s ‘Hostile Environment’ policies has been dealt a serious blow. A recent court case stated that they breached human rights, and should not be rolled out to Wales,

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Should you use a letting agent or a private landlord?

Naturally we’re biased, but there are advantages and disadvantages to going direct to an private landlord compared to the more ‘traditional’ letting agent option. Private Landlord

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Right to Rent laws – guidance for tenants

Since 1 Feb 2016 all landlords have to check new tenants have a right to live in the UK under the ‘Right to Rent’ laws. Here’s what you’ll need to know as a tenant: We have to check ALL tenants, even

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Why do landlords ask for tenant references?

Like many landlords, we normally ask for tenant references from your employer, and your current or past landlord. But why do we? The three main types of tenant reference Your employment reference We want to check you have stable employment that’s

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