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Verifying Tenancies: A Guide for Landlords

Verifying tenanciesNote on verifying tenancies for landlords Eligibility for the Right to Buy scheme and discount are, in part, based on the length of time a tenant has spent in public sector tenancies.

Landlords may require evidence of these periods of tenancy and this guide provides the Department’s view on options for tenancy verification.

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For free, friendly, impartial advice contact the Government's Right to Buy Agent service. Our advisers are available Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm (except bank holidays). Please remember to give the name of your landlord in any correspondence.