What is an HMO?

This entry is part 1 of 11 in the series House in Multiple Occupation (HMO)There are several types of HMO. The definition of HMO is contained in sections 254 and 257 of the Housing Act 2004. An HMO can be a whole building or a part of a building (for example a block...

Does my HMO require a licence?

This entry is part 2 of 11 in the series House in Multiple Occupation (HMO)There are three types of licensing that is possible. Mandatory Licensing Section 55 Housing Act 2004 allows HMOs to require a mandatory licence if they fall within a prescribed description. The...

What Counts as a Storey for Mandatory Licensing?

This entry is part 3 of 11 in the series House in Multiple Occupation (HMO)What counts as a storey? The definition of a storey for the purpose of mandatory licensing [1] contained in The Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Prescribed Descriptions) (England)...

Management of HMO Regulations 2006

This entry is part 6 of 11 in the series House in Multiple Occupation (HMO)These regulations create obligations for landlords and occupiers where the property is an HMO (essentially, any property with more than 2 unrelated people sharing or certain converted blocks of...

Minimum Standards of Licensable Property (NOT s.257 HMO)

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series House in Multiple Occupation (HMO)This article only applies to shared properties that require a licence. This article does not apply to a section 257 HMO (certain converted blocks of flats) Section 65(1) of the Housing Act 2004...

Fines And Penalties For Failing To Comply With HMO Duties

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series House in Multiple Occupation (HMO)Failure to comply with the Management regulations or operating an unlicensed HMO can have serious financial consequences. Management of HMO Regulations 2006 Under The Management of Houses in...

Lacors Fire Safety Guidance

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series House in Multiple Occupation (HMO)For shared accommodation or converted blocks of flats, see the useful LACORS guidance on fire safety in let property. They have also issued some clarification notes in respect of the guidance...

Pin It on Pinterest

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close