Guide Tenant rights and responsibility

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4. Loft space

In most council homes there are hatches in the ceiling to allow access to the roof space or loft. These are for authorised use only by council staff and contractors. You must not use the loft space without our written consent. 

We accept no liability if you use the loft space and cause damage to any services such as electric cables, water pipes, insulation or ceilings, or for any damage that may be caused to personal items, personal injury to yourself, any member of your household or any visitors. Any such damage will be recharged to you. In exceptional circumstances we will give permission for you to use the loft space but you need to obtain our written permission beforehand.