Reply To: self-contained or not?


You have not said what the tenancy agreement (License) exactly stipulates, unless I am missing something? You can’t “assume” what the agreement says.

If it says he has use of the whole property/accommodation, until this changes, then he has full use of the whole accommodation.

If it says otherwise, then that’s just the case. Use of the one bedroom shared facilities, even though there is no other tenant present.

I think the claimant’s “right of occupation” in relation to the accommodation provided s what matters here and everything comes afterwards, subsidy and HB award.

Yes, it will be a pain for everyone involved if they keep chopping and changing occupants (if it changes the rights of occupation) BUT they (TA team) have to decide what that is from the onset or as they go along.