Monthly Archives: May 2021

Tied Dwellings

While the term originally applied to mainly cottages, tied dwellings encumber thousands of Properties throughout ruralUK, setting out limitations on who is lawfully permitted to occupy a dwelling. Throughout the 1st and 2nd World War, many residents from larger cities relocated to the countryside and resorted to the agricultural sector for a source of income. Workers often needed lodging, and a land owner would accommodate this requirement by renting out small cottages built on or around their Properties to their employees. By providing a dwelling to their workers, the…
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