Student not leaving
We have a 5 bed HMO that we rent out to 5 separate student tenants on fixed 12 month tenancies. 4 of the 5 tenants have vacated but one tenant is not moving out. She is no longer a student at the university and has instead got a full time job. A further note - this particular tenant has been a serial non-payer throughout the year and only once we progressed with a court order did she/guarantor actually pay.
- we have new student tenants due to move into the property, and one of them is going to be unable to move in because of the remaining tenant.
- as the remaining tenant is now not a student she is eligible to pay for council tax.
- How do we evict the tenant correctly?
- Although the tenancy agreement states the tenants are responsible for the council tax, how do we ensure that this remaining tenant does in fact become responsible and not us?
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