- What is an HMO?
- Does my HMO require a licence?
- What Counts as a Storey for Mandatory Licensing?
- Do I need planning permission for my HMO?
- A Practical Guide To The New HMO Planning Class In Wales
- Management of HMO Regulations 2006
- Minimum Standards of Licensable Property (NOT s.257 HMO)
- Minimum Standards for s.257 HMOs that require a licence (additional licensing)
- Fines And Penalties For Failing To Comply With HMO Duties
- Lacors Fire Safety Guidance
- Example Risk Assessment Form
There are three types of licensing that is possible.
Section 55 Housing Act 2004 allows HMOs to require a mandatory licence if they fall within a prescribed description. The Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Prescribed Descriptions) (England) Order 2006 provides the descriptions for England. And The Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Prescribed Descriptions) (Wales) Order 2006 provides descriptions for Wales. Both the England and Wales orders are worded the same. The description of an HMO that requires a mandatory licence is as follows: ... Please login or signup to continue reading this content