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One step closer to mandatory adding of rent payments to credit scores

04 December, 20170 Comments
The House of Lords has given the Creditworthiness Assessment Bill its second reading and a step forward to ensuring that tenants’ rental payment record counts towards their credit rating. The Bill, moved by the founder of Big Issue, Lord John Bird, now moves to the committee stage of the Lords and appears to have growing
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Climb up the Credit Ladder – Recycled ‘new scheme’ from Experian

24 March, 20160 Comments
Today it has been revealed that credit scoring company Experian is set to launch yet another scheme, partnered with online letting agent Make Ur Move (aka Credit Ladder), which will allow private renters to use their rent-paying records to strengthen their credit histories. Similar to credit history improvements enjoyed by home-owners paying off mortgages, tenants will
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Is your referencing as iffy as Halal meat?

12 May, 20140 Comments
Recent reports have revealed that millions of people in the UK have been eating Halal meat without knowing it – which has led LRS to reignite the debate on the ethics behind mainstream referencing companies offering cheap references, that fail to clearly display that they must be attached to an expensive insurance product. Features in
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ICO say Social Landlords need to do more to protect tenants’ sensitive data

24 February, 20140 Comments
A recent report by the Information Commissioners Office has found that social landlords need to do more to protect their tenants’ data. Based on the findings from 9 visits and 4 audits of Housing Associations and “Arm’s-length management organisations”, the ICO found that social landlords need to improve their policies and procedures regarding data sharing,
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Homeless charity to trade tenants personal data [UPDATE]

13 November, 20130 Comments
By year end Experian plan to include 600,000 rental records, via social housing providers who’s tenants have paid late, that lenders will have access to from next year. Landlord Referencing Services has been including late rent payments, as well as any property damages incurred throughout each tenancy, via our unique Lifestyle Referencing Reports for nearly
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Landlord Referencing Services – The home of the lifestyle reference. . .

15 May, 20120 Comments
We are very proud and happy to announce that Landlord Referencing Services has just celebrated it’s second successful year in business. So much has happened over these past two years: Tenants to be able to improve their credit score  Extensive media coverage Associations working with us Pins & Clubs working with us The website being
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