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Are you ready for the roll out of Right to Rent checks in England?
Right to Rent checks now carries criminal penalties for non-compliance, are you doing them correctly?
Less than a year after the national roll out of Right to Rent checks the Immigration Act 2016 has now introduced criminal penalties for non-compliance on top of the existing civil penalties. Stakes are now higher than ever and landlords need to ensure they understand their obligations. This course gives an overview of UK immigration law and breaks down the 'right to rent' checks so landlords will not be criminalised.
This course is designed to explain the complexities of immigration law in a way that landlords and agents will understand. The new criminal penalties have caused consternation amongst some but this course will arm delegates with the knowledge and understanding to perform right to rent checks and stay on the right side of the law.
All landlords and agents.
- Overview of UK immigration law including EEA members and the right to free movement
- Overview of leave to enter/remain in the UK
- S22 Immigration Act 2014 and the 'right to rent' checks
- Indefinite and time-limited right to rent
- Document checks and sample documents so landlords know what to look out for
- What landlords need to do to ensure compliance
- Home office assistance and enforcement
- Equality Act and how to avoid discrimination
Continuous Professional Development
Remember that Continuous Professional Development points (CPD) apply to RLA courses. You can also get CPD points for being a member of the Residential Landlords Association.
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Residential Landlords Association Accreditation Scheme
This course is worth 4 basic CPD points with the Residential Landlords Association Accreditation Scheme
RLAAS is a national scheme who aim to encourage, acknowledge and actively promote good standards and management practice by owners and to assist owners and tenants to undertake their respective responsibilities to each other.
RLAAS is open to all landlords who operate in the private sector, and accreditation is FREE. Members of RLAAS also receive a discount when enroling for a course operated by the Residential Landlord's Association.
To find out more, and what RLAAS means to landlords and tenants across the country, visit the RLAAS website.