Does this clause in my lease mean I cannot let my property out?

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    Does this clause in my lease mean I cannot let my property out?

    Hi,

    I've attached a clause which is contained in my lease, does this mean I cannot let me apartment out, i have to move location for work but do not want to sell my flat.

    #2
    It only means you can't let it out to prostitutes.

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      #3
      It doesn't allow any form of multiple occupation, not even the, usually considered more benign than sub-letting, case of boarders, but it does allow you to sub-let to a single family.

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        #4
        So I cannot let a room to a friend but I can let the entire property out to a couple.

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          #5
          That's how I read it.

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            #6
            Originally posted by Tich01 View Post
            So I cannot let a room to a friend but I can let the entire property out to a couple.
            If one is allowed to let entire property to a couple, then one can equally rent the same to a single person -- i would have thought ... (since the original 'tenant' will be away - so the single "friend" tenant wouldn't be classed as a lodger)

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              #7
              In default of a more specific definition, I would expect family to be interpreted as in the 1985 Housing Act, meaning that the most distant relationship amongst those present would be nephew/niece. A family can be one person.

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