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granny flat

self-contained accommodation within or built onto a house, suitable for an elderly parent
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But where a home with a granny flat does qualify for the surcharge, the higher rate will apply to both the main property and the flat.
Since the changes came into effect on August 2 this year, the granny flat industry claims there has been a dramatic increase in the number of inquiries from residents interested in locating one on their property.
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.
The commission also agreed that the granny flats wouldn't help Washburne's historic status.
In the current housing market, it may well be there is a lack of demand for houses with granny flats attached.