England Landlord Guidance

Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO)

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Overcrowding & Room Sizes

Licensable HMOs (England) Where an HMO requires a licence, there are minimum room sizes in England from 1 October ...

Lacors Fire Safety Guidance

For shared accommodation or converted blocks of flats, see the useful LACORS guidance on fire safety in let ...

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Questions and Answers (for this topic and country)

do HMO need EPC

Do HMOs require EPCs? I believe they do, but there is no need to show them to tenants. (more…)

Serving a section 8 on a tenant in a HMO

I have a tenant who is in 2 months arrears on a tenancy that started in July 2017 and I intend to serve a section 8. The tenant rents a specific room in the house and has his own AST so can I ...

Is a house in self contained flats an HMO?

11/05/2020 4:16 pm I’ve been served a Hazard notice for a house divided into 3 self contained flats. It quotes Licensing and Management of HMOs Regs 2007. They want a sign with ...

EPC for HMOs

Please can you clarify the requirements for EPCs for HMOs in particular with relation to the new HMO licensing guidelines? (more…)

tenant is exprisoner

I have a tenant who is applying for a room in an HMO who I found out is an ex-prisoner. I only found out because he put previous address as a hostel for prisoners. He had a good credit ...

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