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Tenancy Referencing Service

The Tenancy Referencing Service offers a free service to member landlords which allows them to make informed choices about prospective tenants when letting properties in the Middlesbrough area.

Benefits of membership

  • Free marketing of property through 'Lets Help you' website
  • Assistance from Tenancy Relation Officers in completing application forms where necessary
  • Two stage robust referencing service for potential tenants
    Basic ASB and previous tenancy check- reference returned within 2 working days
    In depth previous 2 year reference- returned within 3-5 working days
  • A dedicated team to support landlords through the letting process
  • Support from the Neighbourhood Safety Team to help tackle tenants responsible for anti-social behaviour and breaches of the tenancy agreement
  • Access to rent bonds
  • Representation at a multi-agency forum that exchanges information on nuisance and harassment

Sign up

Download and fill in the landlord membership form and return it to laura_may@middlesbrough.gov.uk.

If you have any queries about the Tenancy Referencing Service please contact the Neighbourhood Safety Team via the council's Contact Centre on 01642 245432.

Request a referencing check

Download and fill in the tenant application form and return it to laura_may@middlesbrough.gov.uk

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