As of 1st June 2019 the Tenant Fees Act 2019 comes into force.
The new legislation effects all tenancies entered into on or after the 1st June 2019.
As of this date we are no longer legally able to charge tenants any administration fees, meaning all landlords will be responsible for the referencing of individual tenants over the age of 18 whom apply for a residential tenancy. The fee for this service will be £49pp and no VAT chargable. This will include the following - Right to Rent, Immigration, Previous landlord, Employment, ID and credit checks.
Any subsequent renewal fees will also be payable by the Landlord.
The only fees payable by a Tenant are known as permittable fees, these being:-