Your rights if you live in a mobile home
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This section explains your rights if you own or rent a mobile home, or rent a pitch for it. Mobile homes can vary greatly - for example you might live in a caravan, motorhome, prefabricated bungalow, or park home.
If you live in a mobile home, your tenancy rights depend on if your property meets the legal definition of a mobile home, and if you live on a protected site.
This page helps you work out what kind of tenancy you have if you rent your mobile home. Your rights depend on the kind of tenancy you have.
If you rent a mobile home or you rent a pitch for a mobile home that you own, you will have certain rights under common law.
Unless you have your own land, you will need to rent a pitch on a site to station your mobile home. Your rights depend on whether you rent a pitch on a protected site or an unprotected site.
Most people who own their mobile homes still need to rent a pitch for it. If you own a mobile home on a rented pitch, your rights are determined by the law and your agreement with the site owner.
As the owner or tenant of a mobile home, you have certain responsibilities as well as rights.
This section looks at common problems on a mobile home site, including what to do if you aren't happy with conditions or the supply of services and how to deal with harassment.
This page discusses how mobile homes are treated in relation to housing benefit.
If you live in a mobile home, you will still be liable to pay council tax.