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    what should we expect while having no toilet facilities

    hi. our landlord has had notice to renew and move our exsisting sewer system. as we will no toilet facilities while the work is being done, he is providing us with an outside potaloo. is this acceptable or should we be recieving alternative temp accommodation. thanks.

    #2
    Sorry to hear this. Is your tenancy related to your job?

    Suggest you 'phone Shelter helpline (the experts) 0808 800 4444 and ask, explaining it's agricultural.
    I am legally unqualified: If you need to rely on advice check it with a suitable authority - eg a solicitor specialising in landlord/tenant law...

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      #3
      its a farm business tenancy.

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        #4
        Do you live there or is it only business?

        Don't think Shelter can help with business tenancies
        I am legally unqualified: If you need to rely on advice check it with a suitable authority - eg a solicitor specialising in landlord/tenant law...

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          #5
          Originally posted by tony pointer View Post
          its a farm business tenancy.
          Be thankful it's not a latrine?

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            #6
            I know nothing about these sorts of tenancies. However I think the answer will be the same as for residential tenancies. i.e. Clearly you may be due some compensation, but "if it were you own home owned by you, would you pay £150 a night to stay in a hotel while it was being sorted".

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              #7
              With a Farm Business Tenancy you dont have the right to renew when your tenancy runs out, so, if you complain too much will it antagonise your landlord so that on renewal the tenancy is offered to someone else.

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                #8
                How long will the work take? Does your family include children and elderly or infirm people, or just able-bodied adults?

                These things make a difference to how reasonable the arrangements are.
                'Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation fo the first link on one memorable day'. Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

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