This entry is part 11 of 20 in the series Granting an Assured Shorthold Tenancy

Landlord to do following:

Members of the Guild of Residential Landlords can credit check the prospective tenant and guarantor using the tenant referencing service. This will check CCJs, Electoral Roll, Bankruptcy etc.

The standard tenant assessment check does all of the following:

  • Electoral roll check at the applicant’s current and previous addresses
  • A risk score, predicting the applicant’s likelihood to pay
  • A Public Information check to ascertain whether the applicant has CCJs, bankruptcy orders or voluntary arrangements
  • A check to see if the applicant has any undisclosed addresses
  • An alias check to see if the applicant uses other identities
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