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YMCA Somerset coast has launched  the Somerset West Lodgings Scheme.  

The aim 'Making good quality accommodation available for everyone'

The scheme includes

  • Free advice and support for people who would like to rent out their spare room
  • Potential tax free earnings of up to £7500 a year in rental income
  • Grants available up to £1000 for works and improvements
  • Help with advertising and finding a suitable lodger
  • Room Accreditation

We encourage you to visit the website at  to find out more about the scheme and get in contact with them.


The Council have created the below advice leaflet for those people interested in taking in a Lodger

pdf icon Lodging and sharing leaflet [687kb]

It has also created an advice leaflet for new Lodgers or those interesting in Lodging

pdf icon Lodging leaflet [789kb]




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