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 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

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