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Alex Hilton, GR director, said that the landlords' association: “ wants you to pity poor, over-regulated landlords but the reality is that it’s harder to open a commercial kennel than to let a house to humans. The evidence is that private renting is one of the most profitable businesses that you can run and it’s about time there was a fair balance between the rights of renters and landlords.
"Research held by homelessness charities shows that the very poorest tenants often have the worst landlords – the ones who won't protect your deposit or who would rather evict you than fix your boiler.
"We want a national register of landlords that includes mandatory membership of a landlord body so that they can run their businesses better for tenants and more successfully for themselves.
"At the same time, a register would allow councils to focus their enforcement resources (paid for through your council taxes) on unregistered, exploitative landlords, meaning a vast improvement for the most vulnerable tenants.
Airports Buy-To-Let Homes at a Premium
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