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 provides that:

“The local housing authority cannot be satisfied for the purposes of section 64(3)(a) that the house is reasonably suitable for occupation by a particular maximum number of households or persons if they consider that it fails to meet prescribed standards for occupation by that number of households or persons.”


The prescribed minimum standards for mandatory bedsit type accommodation are defined in Schedule 3 of the Licensing and Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation and Other Houses (Miscellaneous Provisions) (England) Regulations 2006. These Regulations have been amended by the ... Please login or signup to continue reading this content