Accreditation will be given where a landlord fulfils the criteria of the Scheme. This will involve ensuring, as far as reasonably possible, that the landlord is responsible, competent and suitable to be a member of the Scheme.
No conviction for illegal eviction or harassment of tenants.
No conviction for violence towards any persons.
No conviction for mortgage, Housing Benefit or Council Tax fraud or breach of grant conditions.
No failings to comply with any statutory notice or House in Multiple Occupation requirements resulting in prosecution or works being carried out by Portsmouth City Council
No conviction for non-compliance of a Planning Enforcement Notice relating to a residential property
No other convictions, which would indicate, to the Rent it Right Operators unsuitability of the applicant under this Scheme.
There will be a small cost of £10 per property to renew membership from August 2018
If you are a letting agent who wishes to join the scheme, please contact the scheme support team to discuss cost.