I have an assured shorthold tenancy agreement.
It's me only on the contract.
The landlord came in the morning at &am with a lady from the council to check the home.
There was one friend of mine, I was away visiting family.
There are 6 rooms in total in the house.
The rooms were locked.
The lady from the council phoned me and said that she will prosecute me for HMO and unlawfully subletting rooms
He is a guest
he has a key for the front door.
i prefer to have the rooms locked because my landlord came on friday without letting me know and cut off my electricity and gas supply. i called the police, i possess ref numbers from both the police and british gas for the incident.
i said the council on the phone that its ok to check i dont have nothing to worry about
yes, plenty of people have stayed over the years
less than 3 weeks
ps. my contract states that ive got the right to have guests for up to 3 weeks
I dont receive any benefit.
I am renting privately and I pay £2000 rent each month.
My question is regarding the council- can they prosecute me as the lady from the council said that she believes that the house is HMO as my doors have lockers and she will prosecute me