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granny flat

self-contained accommodation within or built onto a house, suitable for an elderly parent
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Caroline Abrahams, charity director at Age UK (ageuk.org.uk), thinks granny flats are a "great solution" for elderly living.
Fears had been raised that some granny flats would also be counted as a second home, and therefore liable to the surcharge.
The council has a proposed Unitary Plan to build apartment buildings, granny flats and splitting one house into two.
Mr Benn said: Not a clue-"This is a decidedly peculiar claim by Eric Pickles as occupied granny flats have been exempt from council tax since 1997.
That means any family memby MIX-UP: MINISTER Eric Pickles' plan to exempt granny flats from council tax was in chaos last night - because they already are.
ELDERLY groups yesterday hit out at the Government property tax which will cost owners of granny flats EUR200 a year.
Pushed-back garages with motor courts, detached casitas with granny flats, and center or side courtyards all provide elements of inspiration that can translate to any market across the country.