**NOTES**To use this reference all you have to do is go to edit in your browser, select all, copy - open your word program and select paste - then simply fill in the details where they appear as bold and in italics.

(Name of referee)
(Title of referee)
(Name of company)
(Address)
(Postcode)

(Date).

Dear (Name of referee).

Re: (Name of prospective tenant),

whom has applied for a tenancy through me and has given me permission to contact you as a referee. As such I would be grateful if you would kindly supply me with the following information:

1. that the above named is on a permanent contract with yourselves.

2. That you see no reason why the above named should not be with you for the foreseeable future.

3. That you believe the above named earns a salary that will adequately cover a monthly rental of (enter monthly rental amount).

4. Please also state for how long the above named has been in your employment.

Please note that all the information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence at all times.

I have enclosed a S.A.E. for your convenience and reply.

Yours sincerely