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    • By MSE Eesha 19th Apr 16, 1:58 PM
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    Can you rent out a home bought with a Help to Buy ISA/Lifetime ISA?
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    • 19th Apr 16, 1:58 PM
    Can you rent out a home bought with a Help to Buy ISA/Lifetime ISA? 19th Apr 16 at 1:58 PM
    This is the discussion to link on the back of Martin's blog. Please read the blog first, as this discussion follows it.

    Please click 'post reply' to discuss below.
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    • LL151
    • By LL151 12th May 16, 10:37 PM
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    • 12th May 16, 10:37 PM
    Does the same apply to taking in a lodger?
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    • 12th May 16, 10:37 PM
    if you use the help to buy isa to buy your home, would you also be allowed to take in a lodger from the outset, through the rent -a-room scheme or similar- or would similar rule apply only in the case of a change of circumstance?
    • pruteh
    • By pruteh 15th Jan 17, 8:55 PM
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    • 15th Jan 17, 8:55 PM
    Unclear about HTB Equity Scheme
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    • 15th Jan 17, 8:55 PM
    My wife and I have a family home in the West Midlands that we bought just over two years ago on the HTB equity scheme.
    Our circumstances have changed quite significantly since we moved in - we have just had our first child, my wife is planning to be on maternity leave for one and a half years and parents have retired.
    Due to these circumstances we are planning to move back to live with my parents in the East Midlands and would like to put our property in the West Midlands up to rent.
    Based on this thread, I would like some advice on:
    - Are we allowed to do this under the HTB scheme? It would appear on Martin's thread that the change in circumstances is a good enough reason to place the house on to rent temporarily.
    - Who do I need to notify of these change of circumstances and placing the house to rent?
    - What are the risks?
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