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Clearly set out the house rules when taking in a lodger using this simple house rules for lodgers template. Avoid conflict by clearly setting out what is and is not permitted within your property and what is expected of the tenant. These house rules for renting a room cover the level of rent and the date it is due. Use these house rules in addition to your lodger agreement to set out clearly what\'s expected.

When to use

Use these house rules for lodgers when you:

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What it covers

These house rules for lodgers cover:

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What\'s a lodger agreement?

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A lodger agreement is a residential tenancy agreement that sets out the terms under which a lodger can occupy the property. It is used when you are looking to rent out a room at your property while remaining in the property.

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What are house rules for lodgers?

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The house rules for lodgers contain the main information regarding the property (including how much the rent is and when it is due) as well as a set of rules that the lodger has to respect within the property.

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Why do I need house rules for lodgers?

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Having house rules in addition to your lodger agreement ensures the tenant knows what is permitted or not within the property. These rules will give you peace of mind when taking in a lodger, as they set out clearly what the tenant can and cannot do in the house.

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What are the lodger\'s obligations in the property?

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Under these house rules, lodgers must:

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What can\'t a lodger do in the property?

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Under these house rules, lodgers must not:

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Further advice

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Ask a lawyer for:

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The house rules for lodgers are governed by the law of England and Wales.

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House Rules for Renting a Room - House Rules Template

Overview of the House rules for lodgers

Clearly set out the house rules when taking in a lodger using this simple house rules for lodgers template. Avoid conflict by clearly setting out what is and is not permitted within your property and what is expected of the tenant. These house rules for renting a room cover the level of rent and the date it is due. Use these house rules in addition to your lodger agreement to set out clearly what's expected.

When to use

Use these house rules for lodgers when you:

  • want to rent out your property to a lodger;
  • want to give the lodger a set of easily accessible house rules in addition to your lodger agreement.

What it covers

These house rules for lodgers cover:

  • the level of rent and the date the rent is due;
  • what the lodger can do at the property;
  • what the lodger can¬ít do at the property;
  • what you expect from the lodger whilst they are at the property and are to be used in conjunction with the lodger agreement.

What's a lodger agreement?

A lodger agreement is a residential tenancy agreement that sets out the terms under which a lodger can occupy the property. It is used when you are looking to rent out a room at your property while remaining in the property.

What are house rules for lodgers?

The house rules for lodgers contain the main information regarding the property (including how much the rent is and when it is due) as well as a set of rules that the lodger has to respect within the property.

Why do I need house rules for lodgers?

Having house rules in addition to your lodger agreement ensures the tenant knows what is permitted or not within the property. These rules will give you peace of mind when taking in a lodger, as they set out clearly what the tenant can and cannot do in the house.

What are the lodger's obligations in the property?

Under these house rules, lodgers must:

  • Pay rent in due time
  • Pay for telephone charges at the property
  • Keep their room as well as the shared facilities clean and tidy
  • Keep their own items secure

What can't a lodger do in the property?

Under these house rules, lodgers must not:

  • Smoke in the property
  • Bring any pet in the house
  • Move or damage any furniture, pictures or wall hangings
  • Cause any nuisance to other lodgers, such as noise nuisance or night visitors
  • Make excessive use of shared utilities such as gas or electricity

Further advice

Ask a lawyer for:

  • any amendments or additions that you want to make to the rules.

The house rules for lodgers are governed by the law of England and Wales.

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