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    So, I have to work in another town for 4 months over the summer.

    I need to sublet my flat (as I cannot leave that place for good), but I cannot sublet as my tenancy agreement states that I am allowed to take lodgers but not sublets.

    I have been googling the difference and it seems that a subletter has exclusive use of the property, whilst a lodger may or may not have exclusive use of just a room but share the property.

    Now I have a friend who is willing to stay here and pay rent. If I come back every other weekend, then technically, she is a lodger not a sublet as she will not have exclusive use of the property (although she will mostly during the week).

    Is this legally viable?
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    Will your landlord realise over a 4 month period? I wouldn't worry too much. Just be aware of the risk e.g. if she breaks anything.

    Would your landlord even notice? Surely they give you notice if they have to come round for any reason

    Thanks for replies.

    He might because it's quite a close knit block and my neighbours would certainly notice.

    There's a chance he wouldn't, but if he did, as long as I came back from time to time, do. you reckon I'd be ok?
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