Three students in joint tenancy , up to recently living happily, wandering into each others rooms and sharing stuff at will. Have now argued. One tenant has locked bedroom door and gone away but remains tenant and pays rent. Cannot leave as joint tenancy. She has left her bedroom windows wide open, her room is 1st floor and there has been several publicized cases of students climbing in through upstairs bedroom windows in the area after having locked themselves out. Two other tenants allege windows left open to cause worry of intruders and to bump up the fuel costs. HMO rules require that the restrictors be fitted. But tenant of that room refuses access to contractor on basis that she is not at the house and does not expect to return for at least a month. I obviously don’t want to evict all three and can’t evict one of the three as its a joint tenancy. Do the two tenants at the house have the legal power to authorise me to access the room of the third tenant that is absent and that has said I cannot enter?
During the Tenancy (Wales) | Entry and Refusal (Wales) | Wales
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