Immigration Act 2014
The Immigration Act, which received royal assent on 14 May 2014, requires private landlords to ensure that prospective tenants are in the UK legally. The Act mirrors the current requirements on employers to ensure employees are lawfully entitled to work in the UK.
The Act introduces financial penalties for landlords who rent properties to immigrants without first carrying out satisfactory checks. The new Act is due to come into force in October 2014…
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