Quick Answer: Can I Take Over My Mother’S Council House?

Can my son stay in my council house if I move out?

No, you don’t need to add someone to your tenancy for them to be living with you.

The home is yours as long as you pay for it and you can have anyone live in it.

You just need to let your landlord know that someone is going to be moving in but you do not need your social housing landlords permission..

Can I rent out my council house after I buy it?

You can rent out your property as soon as you complete the purchase. However, you must let us know and give us an alternative contact address for you. … That means you will have to pay back 50% of whatever you sell your property for. If you sell within the first year of purchase you must repay this amount in full.

Who can inherit a council house?

This counts as a succession and ‘uses up’ the one succession that is usually allowed. A joint tenant is entitled to succeed even if they were not living with you at the time of your death. Your husband, wife, or civil partner will inherit your tenancy as long as your home is also their home at the time of your death.

Can you transfer a council house to a family member?

You can sometimes assign or ‘sign over’ a council or housing association tenancy if you want to: transfer your tenancy to a partner or family member who lives with you. swap homes with another council or housing association tenant.

Can you transfer council house?

You can apply to move to an empty council or housing association home – this is called a ‘tenancy transfer’. You can also apply to swap your home with someone else who rents a council or housing association home. This is called ‘mutual exchange’. … Your landlord is the council or housing association you pay rent to.

Do you get money if you give up your council house?

Yes, you could get money if you give up your council house(secure tenancy) or your housing association house to buy a house on the open market. … To be able to get any money you must agree to give up your council house or flat which you rent from a council or a housing association.

Can I stay in my council house forever?

As a secure tenant, you can normally live in the property for the rest of your life, as long as you do not break the conditions of the tenancy. You can: rent out rooms – but you cannot sub-let the whole property. buy your property through the Right to Buy scheme.

Do the council have to rehouse me?

If you’re a private tenant, get help if you’re being evicted. … If you’re going to be homeless after the eviction, it’s possible the council will have to rehouse you. If you think the council may have to rehouse you, you shouldn’t move out until the council has confirmed they’re going to rehouse you in writing.

Can I pass my tenancy to my son?

We can only consider passing your tenancy to your son/daughter in the event of your death, and only if they’ve been living with you for the previous 12 months. Each tenancy can only be passed on once – so if you’ve taken on a family member’s tenancy yourself – you won’t be able to pass it on again.

Can I buy my mums council house on her behalf?

No. Only the tenants can apply to buy a house under the Right To Buy. A lender would not give you a mortgage for a property in someone elses name. Your parents getting a mortgage is not out of the question, plenty of people in their 50’s manage to do it when they want to move house as their needs change.

Can a family member buy my council house?

Family members may be eligible to join in the Right to Buy with you. However, if they are not named on the tenancy agreement, they will need to have lived in the property for the past 12 months. … A family member (or someone else) could provide the funding for the purchase.

Who gets priority council housing?

Councils must give some priority for housing to people who: are homeless or are threatened with homelessness. live in unsanitary or overcrowded housing. need to move for medical or welfare reasons.