The Government has recently announced that those  EEA citizens and their family members who apply late to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS), and joining family members, will have rights protected while their application is determined.

You can see the full statement here, and it has been promised that more details will be released in 'due course' however in the meantime landlords can landlords are asked to get in touch with the Landlord Checking Services if they have a prospective tenant who has confirmation of a late application.