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Immigration and Right to Rent04/12/2014West Midlands

Local and National News

Join us for the last Landlord & Letting Show of 2014 in Coventry

Join us for the last Landlord & Letting Show of 2014 in Coventry

Come and visit the private rental sector’s leading trade event, the Landlord & Letting Show at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry on Wednesday 27th& Thursday 28thNovember 2014.The show gives landlords, letting agents and all associated property professionals access to the best advice, information, products and service deals in the industry. The RLA will be on stand 65 to answer any of your questions and will be offering a special show deal to those wanting to join. Members of the RLA's team will also be delivering seminars over the two days.... more

West Midlands - 2014-11-21 11:46:14

Immigration checks go live 1st December

Immigration checks go live 1st December

Soon private landlords will be required to conduct immigration checks on new tenancies after 1stDecember this year; initially, this will only be within a certain pilot area in the West Midlands. The RLA is holding training sessions for anyone interested and urges landlords to be aware of their responsibilities.The RLA has reported on these new requirements, you can read more here.Government guidance can be found here. The new requirements see private landlords acting as Home Office officials,... more

West Midlands - 2014-11-05 12:07:04

Right to rent: Home Office help

Right to rent: Home Office help

Proposals for landlords to check their tenants ‘right to rent’ have progressed to the stage of a pilot area being designated and the scheme will take place from 1stDecember. The Home Office website has created various webpages and guiding documents to support landlords.If your property is in Birmingham, Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall, or Wolverhampton, you can use the ‘Right to rent tool’. The tool will help you to determine: If your property will be affected How to carry out a right to rent check yourself When and how to request an... more

West Midlands - 2014-09-17 15:32:54

Immigration: pilot area decided

Immigration: pilot area decided

Birmingham and the West Midlands will be the areas to pilot the Government’s scheme that requires private landlords to check the immigration status of their tenants. The pilot scheme will commence on 1st December this year.Greater West Midlands, including Birmingham, Walsall, Sandwell, Dudley and Wolverhampton (but not Coventry and Solihull), will all ‘host’ the pilot scheme.  The proposals are intended to make it harder for illegal immigrants to rent accommodation and failure to comply could see landlords fined up to £1,000 for an initial breach and £3,000 for... more

West Midlands - 2014-09-03 13:16:56

Sandwell council reject Selective Licensing

Sandwell council reject Selective Licensing

Sandwell Council have concluded their consultation on proposals to implement Selective Licensing with a decision to not move ahead with the scheme. Private landlords will be pleased with this news, but should continue to ensure professional service, proper care of properties, and to be aware of future efforts by the council.Sandwell Council state in their press release: “The move comes after a consultation on a proposed selective licensing scheme for private landlords not taking appropriate action to resolve problems.” Councillor Ian Jones has said... more

West Midlands - 2014-08-28 11:13:43