It is up to you whether you would like to ask your potential Home Sharer for a Police or Credit Check.
A Police Check could be recommended particularly in arrangements where there will be children or vulnerable people living in the home. Please note, your potential Home Sharer will need to request their OWN police check and then provide a copy to you (you can’t request it through this website on their behalf). People can order their own police checks (‘Requesting Your Own Criminal Record’) here:
A credit check is only considered relevant if it is dated in the last 3 months. As per the police check, your potential Home Sharer will need to request their OWN credit check and then provide a copy to you. People can order their own credit checks through this website: