The government plans to extend the Right to Rent Scheme nationwide from February 2016, following mixed reviews of the pilot scheme, which went live in the West Midlands on 1 December 2014. Chetal Patel explains the scheme, which requires landlords to conduct immigration checks on all new tenants.

Please note that since this article was written, the bill has had its second reading at the House of Lords on 22nd December 2015 and is now at the committee stage at the House of Lords, which is due to complete on 18th January 2016. 

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If you have any questions or would like further information on the points discussed in this article, then please contact Chetal Patel in the Immigration department

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Posted on 07/01/2016 in BWB Publications

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