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    If said disabled tenant was happy with the unmodified property, I may well accept them against the non disabled tenant as the former may be more likely to stay long term.

    If a tenant became disabled, then the local authority would have to get the landlord's permission before making any structural alterations and I suspect that they would use their discretion. After all, I have one tenant who has lived in one of my properties for about 9 years. I have owned same for about 5, so if she became disabled, I would very seriously consider giving such permission. However if a tenant of, say, two months standing started demanding major alterations due to a temporary disability because of a car accident ... what do you do?

    More food for thought.

    Any information given in this post is based on my personal experience as a landlord, what I have learned from this and other boards and elsewhere. It is not to be relied on. Definitive advice is only available from a Solicitor or other appropriately qualified person.


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