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JCWI publishes guide to Right to Rent: A Tenant’s Guide to the Landlord Immigration Checks


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This guide is intended for tenants and those advising individuals in the private rented sector. This includes those currently renting as well as those seeking a property to rent. It is intended as a guide to ensure that tenants and practitioners understand:

  • The background to the ‘right to rent’ scheme
  • The requirements of the scheme
  • How to prepare for a ‘right to rent’ check
  • How to prove you have the ‘right to rent’
  • What to do if you do not have the ‘right to rent’
  • How to recognise discrimination and protect your rights
  • How to challenge discrimination

Download JCWI’s: Right to Rent: A Tenant’s Guide to the Landlord Immigration Checks | Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants

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Immigration and asylum barrister, blogger, writer and consultant at Garden Court Chambers in London and founder of the Free Movement immigration law website.