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    My lodger won't move out - my rights

    Firstly hello to all!

    I have a lodger living with me who I want to move out because her student lifestlye doesn't mix with my professional lifestyle, but she's refusing to move. She signed a 6 month Lodger's Agreement (the one you can buy from WH Smith), which ran out last March and she's now pays rent on a rolling monthly basis.

    Seeing as her agreement has expired months ago, does she still have any rights to remain in the property?

    If I give my lodger a month's notice, does this have to fall on the day rent is normally paid (as is the case with tenants)?

    She has also failed to pay this month's rent, instead asking me to use her 1 month's deposit to cover the rent. I don't believe I should be using the deposit to pay for rent as it should be held in cases of damage to the property or outstanding bills - am I correct on this?

    Thanks

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