This article covers the minimum fire safety standards for houses converted into self-contained flats 2 or 3 storeys and above, including attic and basement flats.
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This article outlines the minimum fire safety measures required to be undertaken in HMOs of 3 storeys or over.
This covers the traditional bedsit type house shares with all occupiers on their own tenancy agreements.
Flats over shops are higher risk because of the use underneath (which might be high risk) and limitations of exit routes compared to single-use dwellings.
Transferring your possession order to the high court will allow you to use a private bailiff to evict your tenant - an action that is becoming more and more common as waiting lists for court-appointed bailiffs grow longer.
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