Should I do a background check on my lodger?
It is a good idea to do a background check on you lodger for your own safety and security as they will be sharing your home. For example, you may wish to get a reference from their previous landlord. You may also wish to carry out checks to see if they can afford their rent. The extent of the checks you carry out may differ from one person to the next and it is for you to decide what may be appropriate.
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