that are to be included in the upcoming Immigration Bill will be of interest to
landlords and have garnered significant press attention recently.
It has been
suggested that landlords will be able to end tenancies without a court order
when asylum requests fail, which is currently a criminal offence, and that they
will be expected to check a potential tenant’s migrant status before signing up
to a lease, in an attempt to crack down on illegal immigration.
been raised about what will happen to evicted illegal immigrants, and who will
pay for the evictions under the new proposals.
these are of course proposals that will be debated in Parliament, but as
concern over the migrant crisis in Calais grows these are proposals that are
likely to remain ripe for comment.