View Full Version : What agreement

13-03-2006, 12:19 PM
Hiya! I'm new to the forum and new to the whole landlord-ing thing so please excuse me if my questions seem a bit silly!:o

My Father owns the flat where I am a tenant. I would like to rent out a room to someone, but I am not sure which agreement I am to use (eg. Assured shorthold tenancy agreement, flat share agreement). Could anyone please advise me as to which agreement would be the right one to use? Thank you in advance!:)

15-03-2006, 23:47 PM
Why bother with an agreement? The tenant will be a lodger and thus have no legal rights. Your only responsibilities are to your father and Gordon Brown.

16-03-2006, 03:19 AM
Are you sure Woofy? The owner of the property would not be living in the property.....does this not become a case of subletting? Rather than a lodger? This question has come up before, but I do not remember the answer!