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    Letting a room to a company?

    If I act as a "live in landlord" and rent a room to an individual that is straitforward. However, if the tennant wants to put the tennancy and rent through his LTD company then how would change things?

    It would become a commercial let?

    Would that disqualify me from claiming the "rent a room" relief?

    Would liability be more tricky if the tennant didn't pay as I'd have to chase his company rather than him
    persoanlly?

    Many thanks

    #2
    Only 2 n's in tenant.

    Tell him no. You'd have to evict your tenant, the company. What documents would you use?

    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
      You are aware that the "Ltd" part of the limited company means limited liability?

      i.e. if he fails to pay rent + court fees and everything, he can declare the company insolvent and walk away? It would be hard to chase this up to him in court after since he would not be personal liable?

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