Reply To: Resident LL whose a Close relative

John Boxall

I am not convinced that even if they were tenants in common that the brother could 'rent' his own half out separatley from the mother.


He may be able to get something from his mother/sister in consideration of him allowing her/them to occupy his share of the property but that woudl not be 'rent' and eligible for HB

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