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Landlords who rent accommodation to illegal immigrants risk being fined up to £3,000 under plans recently proposed by the UK Government. Ministers want to make it more difficult for illegal immigrants to rent private accommodation in the UK.

The Home Office has issued a consultation paper on tackling illegal immigration in privately rented accommodation and is seeking views on its proposals that landlords carry out immigration checks on tenants. 

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Private Tenancies, Policy, Equality, Landlord

Cat Song is a second-year law student from Fordham University School of Law in New York, NY.  She is currently working at Housing Rights Service as a legal research intern studying comparative housing law in the different UK jurisdictions.   

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Repossession, Affordability, Opinion

About a year ago a number of advisers here found some of our clients who had previously secured a Suspended Possession Order (SPO) were running up against a peculiar problem.

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Repossession, Legal, Adviser

Campaigners have lost a legal challenge to social housing benefit cuts for residents with spare bedrooms in Britain.

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Social Tenancies, Welfare Reform, Affordability

As representatives on the Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment (DETI) Financial Capability Forum Housing Rights Service has contributed to the development of a Financial Capability Strategy for Northern Ireland (NI). 

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Policy, Affordability, NI Assembly