Changes introduced by the 2004 Housing Act and 2015 Deregulation Bill are an imposition for Landlords and Letting Agents. Fail to comply with the Deposit or HMO/Selective Licencing legislation and you will have problems regaining possession. If in doubt call the Members Helpline.
Average tenancy length up by 300% over just two years
Immigration Act revised 2016 should a landlord or letting agent fail to ensure ALL tenants/occupiers have a righto reside for the duration of the tenancy then they may be fined £3000 for each breach. The Secretary of State may instruct the landlord to remove such persons without the need of a court order by way of reasonable force
Labour market enforcement - restriction on illegal migrants to work. A labour market enforcement undertaking (an “LME undertaking”) is an undertaking by the person giving it (the “subject”) to comply with any prohibitions, restrictions and requirements set out in the undertaking