It means literally what it says.
You cannot rent a bedroom out (part with possession of part only
of the premises) and you cannot let the whole of the property out (and assured short
hold tenancy) but you can remortgage or mortgage it.
Sometimes there is a provision within the stair casing where the
covenants such as this no longer apply but as it is at the moment, even if you
own 100% you can still not sublet.
Once you have 100% and you apply for a lease extension, by all
means ask for the covenant to be lifted but the landlord is under no duty to do
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