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          Appendices
              Appendix 1: A practical checklist for landlords
              Appendix 2: A brief introduction to law
              Appendix 3: Rent assessment commitees
              Appendix 4: Housing benefit procedures
              Appendix 5: Useful contacts for landlords
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