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  • Hooper
    started a topic Corporate lets and right to rent

    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) ?

  • jpkeates
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    I wouldn't let to a non-UK company, full stop.
    Corporate lets are complicated enough.

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  • theartfullodger
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    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.
    https://www.gov.uk/check-tenant-righ...s/how-to-check
    Get help with a check

    Call the landlord’s helpline to get help with a check.
    Landlord’s helpline
    0300 069 9799
    Monday to Thursday, 9am to 4:45pm
    Friday, 9am to 4:30pm
    https://www.recordyourcall.co.uk/

    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?

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