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Right to rent legal challenge

A challenge to the government’s right to rent measures began yesterday (6 June) when permission was granted to the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI), a charity, to proceed with a judicial review challenge. A full hearing will follow. The basis of the challenge is that the checks cause discrimination on grounds of

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Right to rent: government shifts responsibility onto landlords

From 1 February 2016 landlords across the country will become responsible for policing the immigration status of their tenants New legislation will impose fines of up to £3,000 on landlords in England who rent out their property to illegal immigrants. To avoid this fine, landlords will have to carry out more stringent immigration and identity