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Calling all Landlords

Serco provides asylum accommodation and support services in the North West of England and Midlands and East of England. Our purpose is the provision of accommodation, transportation and subsistence payments for asylum seekers whilst their claims are being processed.

We are responsible for over 25,000 asylum seekers in more than 6,200 properties split between the North West and Midlands and East of England regions. We offer initial accommodation for service users newly entering the asylum application process where they stay for approximately 19 days while they go through various assessments and their applications are processed by the Home Office. Once applications are processed, service users then be moved to dispersed accommodation. Our operating model is based on leasing properties from a wide network of landlords, investors and agents with Serco acting as a Tenant, with permission to sub-let to our service users.

We are confident that our lease provision, offers an attractive and competitive proposition within the industry:

  • Long term lease (5+ years)
  • Novation clause included
  • No void periods
  • No rental arrears
  • Full HMO management
  • Monthly property inspections
  • Inhouse maintenance
  • Rent paid in full, on time every month
  • Full repair and maintenance lease (excluding latent and structural defects)
  • 30 day property inspections
  • Periodic safety inspections
  • No letting or management costs
  • Council Tax and utilities paid by Serco
  • Blue-chip tenant

We are looking for landlords and investors across the North West, Midlands and East of England, in the following towns and cities: 

Birmingham, Broadlands, Broxtowe, Derby, Dudley, East Suffolk, Gedling, Ipswich, Leicester, Norwich, Nottingham, Oadby & Wigston, Peterborough, Sandwell, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Blackburn and Darwen, Burnley, Bury, Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, Chorley, Fylde, Halton, Hyndburn, Knowsley, Lancaster, Liverpool, Manchester, Pendle, Preston, Ribble Valley, Rossendale, Sefton, South Ribble, St Helens, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Warrington, West Lancashire, Wigan, Wirral and Wyre.

If you have property and you would like more details on the scheme please get in touch using the form:

For more general information:

Email [email protected] 


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