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If someone has a reverse mortgage in CA., can they rent a room out in their house?

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Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Real Estate Law
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Real Estate Lawyer: RobertJDFL, Lawyer replied 11 months ago
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Real Estate Lawyer: RobertJDFL, Lawyer replied 11 months ago

Good evening,

So long as the terms of the reverse mortgage with the lender do not prohibit it, then this is permissible. It is also commonly a requirement that the homeowner with the reverse mortgage also live in the house at the time they are renting out the room.

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