Tackling illegal immigration in privately rented accommodation: consultation document

Document type
Discussion paper
Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Home Office
Publisher
Home Office
Date of publication
1 July 2013
Subject(s)
Housing and Homelessness, Minority Groups
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This consultation seeks views on proposals to create a new requirement on landlords to conduct immigration checks on tenants, with penalties for those who provide rented accommodation to illegal non-EEA migrants in breach of the new requirements. The new requirements will be modelled on existing controls which apply to the employment of illegal workers which are well established and have operated successfully for the last five years.

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