**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 previous landlord here)
(Address)
(Address)
(Address)
(Address)
(postcode)

(Date)

Dear (Name of previous landlord).

Re: (Name of prospective tenant here)

who has applied for a tenancy with me and as such has given me permission to approach you as a referee and former landlord. Therefore, I would be grateful if you would answer the following questions:

1. please confirm that the above named person was a tenant of yours and the dates of the tenancy.

2. That the rent was always paid on time.

3. That the property was well looked after.

4. That you would not hesitate to have the above named as a tenant in the future, should the situation ever arise.

Please find enclosed a stamped addressed envelope for your earliest reply.

Thank you for your time.

Yours Sincerely