Residential drafting service in Penshurst tells you: don't risk with 'boarding homes'
Recently, the Go Design Team explored a shocking news, illegal accomodation of over 58 occupants under 1 roof; a 3 bedroom house.
It is described as "overcrowded apartments with blocked drains full of excessive amounts of hair and putrid smells in all rooms", "kitchens with serious cockroach infestations", and "a hallway converted into a makeshift shower cubicle" (SMH,2015)
And since that the local councils are focusing on targetting and stamping out illegal accommodation providers. It is important that you take the right actions before converting your home into a boarding house for rental incomes.
Once being caught, a heavy penalty apply.
Recently, we've got a few clients looking to convert their homes into a boarding house, now changing from a residential Class 1A building into a boarding house is no easy job, there involves a lot of investigations and undersatnding of your land; to see whether it is feasible. It is always recommended that a feasibility studies report is to be done before you go to far with heavy design fees.
Components that you may need to consider (both design and cost wise):
Always speak to a residential drafting team before you go to far with the design. Make sure your land and your house are feasible!