Corporate lets and right to rent

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    Corporate lets and right to rent

    Is it the company's responsibility to check right to rent of anyone who stays?
    Is it necessary to put that obligation in the contract?
    Am I allowed to let to a foreign company (US in this case) ?
    Assume I know nothing.

    Pretty sure you can rent to who you like and as you'd not be landlord of the humans wouldn't be responsible.

    But in your shoes I'd have a conversation with home office on the subject & record it just-in-case.
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    I would put obligation into contract, albeit don't think it's necessary.

    And if & when this US company decline to pay rent or cause damage, who or what will you sue where & how eventually collect, assuming you get judgment in your favour?
    I am legally unqualified: If you need to rely on advice check it with a suitable authority - eg a solicitor specialising in landlord/tenant law...


      I wouldn't let to a non-UK company, full stop.
      Corporate lets are complicated enough.
      When I post, I am expressing an opinion - feel free to disagree, I have been wrong before.
      Please don't act on my suggestions without checking with a grown-up (ideally some kind of expert).


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