Letting rooms in your home
Letting rooms in your home can earn you extra income. If you let part of your home and also live there, the people sharing your accommodation are lodgers, not tenants.
Letting or selling property
If you let, sell or manage housing, you must follow;
- the Disability Discrimination Act
- the Sex Discrimination Act
- the Race Relations Act
If you aren't sure, get legal advice.
The Rent a Room scheme
The Rent a Room Scheme allows you to earn £7,500 a year tax-free from letting furnished accommodation in your own home. To read more about the scheme, go to:
Renting rooms to tourists
If you let rooms in your home to tourists, you need to be certified by Tourism NI. Before you can let your home or rooms to tourists, Tourism NI will inspect your home. The certificate will last for four years. To read more, go to: