Quick Answer: Can I Have Someone Stay In My Council House?

Can my friend live in my council house?

You just need to let your landlord know that someone is going to be moving in but you do not need your social housing landlords permission.

Anyone who moves in to live with you will have no legal rights in the property as he or she is not named on the tenancy agreement..

Can I have a lodger in my council house?

You have the right to take in a lodger (someone who rents a room in your home). You don’t need the council’s permission, but you may have to tell the council if your tenancy agreement says you should. It can affect how much housing benefit or universal credit you get if take in a lodger or subtenant.

Can I add someone to my council tenancy?

the 12 month period cannot begin unless we have been told that the person you want to become the joint tenant is living in the property as their only or principal home. We must have been told that by the tenant, a joint tenant, or the person now wishing to become a joint tenant.

Can I stay in my council house forever?

As a secure tenant, you can normally live in the property for the rest of your life, as long as you do not break the conditions of the tenancy. You can: rent out rooms – but you cannot sub-let the whole property. buy your property through the Right to Buy scheme.

Will I lose my council house if I inherit money?

Inheritance of a home is likely to have some effect on your council tenancy situation, although this may depend on whether you are a secure or probationary tenant. … This could also have the benefit of minimising any potential Inheritance Tax (IHT) liability that might arise upon her death.

Can I move my partner into my council house?

The council will be fine with your partner moving in. You just have to tell them who will be living their with you when you sign your tenancy agreement.