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    Hi I don't know if iam in the right place please
    Forgive me
    Ok I live with my partner we have a morgatge can we
    Claim any benefits if we have short term
    Lodgers ranging from 3 to 6 months at a time
    Iam currently out of work at the moment and my
    Partner is a stay at home house wife
    Any info would be good

    #2
    There is the Rent A Room scheme, which gives you tax benefits

    https://www.gov.uk/rent-room-in-your...-a-room-scheme

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    • Reply to Joint tenancy agreement, 1 tenant has already moved out
      by DoricPixie
      In the opening post you said there was 6 month fixed term AST with both your niece and her now-ex-partner named as joint tenants. Now you are saying there was never a tenancy agreement drawn up.

      With the benefit of hindsight it would have been better if you'd had your niece pay money into...
      27-10-2021, 06:33 AM
    • Joint tenancy agreement, 1 tenant has already moved out
      by Yorkie2020
      Good evening all,

      I wonder if I could get some advice on ending an AST tenancy in England.

      Originally a 6 month AST last Sept between my niece and her partner, I foolishly listed both on the AST as joint tenants and didn't list him as a permitted, there was no deposit paid....
      20-10-2021, 19:44 PM
    • Reply to Joint tenancy agreement, 1 tenant has already moved out
      by Yorkie2020
      Guess I've been very lucky this time. My niece has informed her partner that she is ending the tenancy and signing up for a new one in her name only and he is ok with it. She did point out that he will no longer be responsible for any more rent or bills when it's totally in her name.
      JPkeats,...
      27-10-2021, 02:02 AM
    • Reply to Increasing rent
      by jpkeates
      There may be something on the NRLA website, but I don't know of a standard template.

      To be honest that clause doesn't seem to help you a lot, it stops you using a s13 notice (I'd wrongly assumed that because it said "may" you'd be able to) but doesn't actually help you with an...
      26-10-2021, 17:37 PM
    • Increasing rent
      by Berlingogirl
      Tenancy start date May 2020 in England. 6 month initial AST.
      My tenancy agreement says
      “The landlord may increase the rent after the first 52 weeks of the tenancy…..”
      Is there a specific form I should use?...
      26-10-2021, 13:33 PM
    • Reply to Increasing rent
      by Berlingogirl
      Thanks jpkeates, I looked at the form 13 but that’s for if you don’t have anything in your tenancy agreement with regard to a rent increase. Is there a pro forma for a rent increase if there is a condition in your TA?
      26-10-2021, 17:05 PM
    • Reply to Increasing rent
      by jpkeates
      If the tenancy is now an SPT, and you want to be ever so formal (and impose the increase without any agreement), search for form 13 (which is called something else on the government's tenancy forms page).

      Otherwise, you just need to get the tenant to agree and start paying the new rent...
      26-10-2021, 13:58 PM
    • Reply to Advanced rent and S21 Notices
      by jpkeates
      It is quite likely that the 2 additional months might be seen as a deposit, unless the tenancy agreement is very specific about the initial payment being for months 1, 5 and 6.

      If it is a deposit, you won't be able to use a s21 notice without returning it and the deposit will be unlawful...
      26-10-2021, 08:35 AM
    • Advanced rent and S21 Notices
      by Shorif908
      Hi All,

      I have recently had new tenants move in.
      the estate agent did the whole thing and put them in.

      The arrangement with rent payments was this. 6 months AST Tennants pay last 3 months rent in advance and then make 3 monthly payments in advance. Ie start of the month....
      26-10-2021, 08:06 AM
    • Reply to Advanced rent and S21 Notices
      by Lesney Park
      BUT to answer your question, yes the 3 months very much look like an unlawful deposit, being for a non-defined period (the last 3 months of a tenancy). If it is for a specific 3 months, its a bit lesss grey but then I'm wondering what you hope to achieve...
      26-10-2021, 08:35 AM
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