Good practice guide: landlord accreditation

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Summary

Shelter believes landlord accreditation can reduce such difficulties. Accreditation can give tenants confidence that landlords will act professionally and offer good standards.

A majority of local authorities now operate landlord accreditation schemes. The benefits include increasing the number of sustained tenancies, better housing standards, and early resolution of problems – with lower costs to the authority, the landlord and the tenant.

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