Surely I am not the only landlord worried about new EPC requirements?9:44 AM, 17th February 2021
About 2 weeks ago 125
I mainly let to DSS/Housing Benefit tenants. Many of them are referred by homelessness organisations, so most of these are homeless at the time of referral to me, and unfortunately I am unable to house everyone as I don’t have enough flats or rooms (in HMOs) for them.
However, what I do have is plenty of space on driveways and in gardens (as HMO tenants are not interested in gardens and have no cars), so I wondered if there was anything to prevent me from putting a caravan on these drives/gardens and letting out the caravans?
As a little self-contained unit, they are probably more desirable than a room in a shared house anyway, so I would have no problem finding people to occupy them, but is this allowed (or rather, is there some law that prevents this)?
I believe that a moveable structure does not need planning permission to be sited on the drive/garden?
Does anyone have any experience of doing this?
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