When you are a landlord, there may be occasions where you are offered asylum seekers as tenants whilst the process to find them permanent accommodation is conducted.
Can landlords rent to asylum seekers?
As a landlord, you may be working with a community support scheme to habilitate asylum seekers at their most vulnerable moments.
While you’ll have support from the home office and your community support scheme representative, you’ll also be keen to protect your rental property and safeguard your asset.
What support is offered to landlords?
Landlords can visit our Advice Centre to discover more information about how to go through the process of housing an asylum seeker.
Asylum seekers will often be paying for rent via universal credit or through benefits. Your local council will guide you through this process before the tenancy begins.
What are Right to Rent checks for asylum seekers?
What to do if you are a landlord renting to an asylum seeker
If this is a situation you have found yourself in, at CIA we are on hand to take away the difficulty of finding cost-effective insurance cover by offering specialist asylum seekers landlord insurance policies.
Offering insurance which covers all the basic essentials including building, contents and property owners’ liability, alongside standard accidental damage cover, you can benefit from increased peace of mind that you are financially protected when choosing this type of tenant.
Competitively Priced Insurance Quotes
Working with a panel of leading insurers, we are proud to be able to offer you some of the most competitive quotes for asylum seekers insurance on the market. We are well worth a go when you are on the lookout for the best insurance policy to meet your needs, and the process of getting a quote couldn’t be easier.
To find out more about Asylum Seeker insurance, or regarding any of the other specialised policies we can offer, give us a call today on 01788 818 670.
Asylum Seekers FAQs
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