1. Mr 5+ can be made liable for the rent, but this depends on precise wording.
2. For example, lease defines "tenant". If only tenant covenants to pay rent, and as Mr 5+ isn't capable of being within definition of "tenant", L will have problems in trying to fix him with liability.
3. I use Supplemental Agreements. Send me an e-mail (not pm*); contact details are on Topic Expert page.
4. On your penultimate paragraph, there are no TDS bodies voluntarily offering non-statutory schemes as far as I know. Why would they? L and T simply make own contractual arrangements, as if the wretched Housing Act 2004 had never existed.
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Last edited by jeffrey; 26-02-2008 at 11:04 AM.
Reason: pcwilkins being as pedantic as I am
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