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Category: Right to Rent

Right to Rent code of practice updated

Sarah Croft

January 24, 2024

All landlords and agents in England have a legal responsibility to prevent anyone without lawful immigration status from accessing the private rented sector. The Home Office have released an updated version of the Right to Rent guide for landlords and letting agents.

Right to Rent checks – how can identity validation technology help?

Sarah Croft

June 13, 2023

Right to Rent guidance has seen many changes and asking for the right documents then confidently confirming that they are genuine can be tricky. In this blog, we explore fake document trends in Right to Rent and look at how technology can help.

TrustID digital identity services approved by UK Government

Tony Machin

June 15, 2022

We are delighted to announce that TrustID is a certified digital identity service provider (IDSP) for Right to Work (RtW), Right to Rent (RtR) and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks under the UK Digital Identity & Attributes Trust Framework.

Five ways Identity Service Providers (IDSPs) can help Right to Rent checks

Sarah Croft

March 10, 2022

If you work in the lettings industry or are a private landlord, you will be aware that you are required to check all your adult tenants have the legal Right to Rent in the UK. Even if you already have processes in place, making high volumes of visual checks or managing remote checks may be a challenge.