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Excluded license or tenancy? (A more comprehensive re-visit from a different angle please):

9 Nov 2021 | 0 comments

Excluded license or tenancy?

(A more comprehensive re-visit from a different angle):

Where Landlord (LL) is solo older female owner-occupier in a large 3 storey Victorian villa, keen to both provide excellent accommodation & to meet all legal requirements but also to maintain best protections again occasional rogue renters.  In reading your definitions, it appears each example below constitutes an excluded license.  For reassurance on specifics however, can you confirm how each of these particular & distinct scenarios will be defined?:

  1. ‘Granny flat’, 2nd floor/ attic apartment in LL’s home:
    1. private kitchen and bathroom;
    2. enjoys access to separate shared lounge downstairs;
    3. provided with laundry & cleaning services;
    4. not exclusive possession as LL requires regular access to roof/ loft space (only accessible through apartment), for most of year and LL provides services?
  2. Studio style apartment
    1. Room with en-suite private bathroom, kitchen sink & cupboards in room but no cooker/ cooking facilities
    2. separate kitchen shared with other lodger (for cooking) and with LL (for regular laundry & storage, occasional air-fryer use)
    3. separate shared lounge;
    4. provided with laundry & cleaning services;
    5. no exclusive possession as LL requires regular access to kitchen and provides services?
  3. Room in shared house
    1. Room with separate private bathroom (across communal hall), kitchen sink & cupboards in room but no cooker/ cooking facilities
    2. separate kitchen shared with other lodger (for cooking) and with LL (for regular laundry & storage, occasional air-fryer use)
    3. shared lounge;
    4. provided with laundry & cleaning services;
    5. no exclusive possession as LL requires regular access to kitchen and provides services?
  4. 1 or 2 bed caravan
    1. used as annexe & sited directly along wall of LL’s house, (front doors are 2m apart)
    2. private bathroom, kitchen sink & cupboards but no cooker/ cooking facilities
    3. separate kitchen (in house) is shared with other lodger (for cooking) and with LL (for regular laundry & storage, occasional air-fryer use)
    4. enjoys access to shared lounge (in house);
    5. provided with laundry & cleaning services;
    6. is there still no exclusive possession if LL provides cleaning & laundry services?

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