If your Agent/Landlord requests Comprehensive Screening this means you are required to provide an Employment and Landlord reference which is then attached to your RentPassport.
This article highlights the requirements of a suitable landlord referee. Most landlords and agents require a landlord reference to verify that you are a good tenant.
Top Tip: After you've given us your referee's details and email, drop them a quick note to let them know to expect an email from the Canopy Rent team and how quickly you need their help - especially if you are looking to move soon.
For more information and a step by step guide on how to complete this section please see our article here.
Who can provide a Landlord Reference?
This must be your most recent landlord or agent, if you have not rented in the UK in the last 3 years please select this option as we can only accept references dated within 3 years.
Your referee can be anyone who owned or managed the property you rented. Typically a landlord owns a property and an agent manages the property. Both an agent or landlord can do both, own and manage a property, so it's best to speak to your landlord/agent and assess who is best to provide the reference.
Depending on who you rented your property from they must have access to your tenancy information in order to supply an accurate reference.
What is included in a Landlord Reference?
The landlord reference displays your
Tenancy Start Date
Tenancy End Date
Any damage to the property (above wear and tear)
Would they recommend you to future landlords?
The purpose of this is to provide your agent with further information on what kind of tenant you will be.