Is there a 'fit and proper' test for landlords?

Question:
Is there a 'fit and proper' test for landlords?
Answer:

Yes, all landlords applying for a licence will have to have a ‘fit and proper’ person check. This will include things like:

Any unspent housing convictions, offenses involving fraud, violence or drugs.

Any offence listed in the Schedule 3 to the Sexual Offences Act 2003.

Any unlawful discrimination on the grounds of sex, colour, race, ethnic or disability in connection with the carrying out of any business.