Your home & tenancy

Here you will find useful information regarding your home & tenancy

Why can’t I reopen my fireplace?

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While it may be tempting to reopen a solid fuel fire, it is extremely dangerous to do so.

Barbecue Safety

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Enjoy your barbecue but be aware that cooking over hot coals can be dangerous. It’s easy to be distracted whilst cooking, especially when you have friends or family around. To...

What is tenancy fraud?

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Across the UK it is estimated that 50,000 housing association and council homes are occupied by someone who shouldn’t live there or have obtained the tenancy fraudulently.

How do I avoid a breach of tenancy?

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Your Tenancy Agreement set out how we expect you to live in our properties. In this article were share the most common causes for breaches of tenancy

How do I set up a joint tenancy?

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What is a Joint Tenancy? A Joint Tenancy is one where all parties to the Joint Tenancy have equal rights to the tenancy, whilst being equally or individually liable for...

Can I have a lodger?

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You can have a lodger unless you are on a starter tenancy as long as you don’t exceed the legal occupancy (Section 4.2 of your tenancy agreement)

What happens to my tenancy if I die?

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If you have a joint tenancy, the other named tenant will automatically take over the tenancy. If you’re the sole tenant and someone living in your property wants to take over a tenancy this...