Letting Agents and Immigration Act 2014 Right to Rent

An agent is responsible for the right to rent rules if there is a written agreement between the landlord and the agent.

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Immigration Act and Right to Rent

All landlords and agents need to check the identity of all prospective occupiers. Copies of the documents obtained will need to be securely stored. Landlords and agents must not authorise an adult to occupy a property where the adult is not a national of the UK and Colonies or Republic of Ireland, AND who does not have the right to enter or remain in the UK unless the prescribed requirements have been complied with.