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Lodging

Lodging is when you rent a room and share some accommodation with your landlord such as the bathroom or kitchen. Lodgers often pay for other services such as meals and cleaning too.

These pages provide information and advice on what you need to think about before taking in a lodger, what rights certain tenants have to take in lodgers and what a lodger's general housing rights are.

Lodging

Lodging and the rules around taking in a lodger.

Taking in a lodger - what you need to think about first

What to think about before taking in a lodger and becoming a resident landlord.

Rights of tenants to take in a lodger

Rights that different tenants have to take in a lodger.

What rights do lodgers have?

Lodgers' (excluded occupiers) rights and responsibilities if you share accommodation with your landlord.