Are 3 brothers living with their partners one household not requiring an HMO?

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I am offering a 4-bed house to rent and was approached by an agent proposing 6 adults who comprise 3 brothers with their partners, i.e. one wife and two girl--friends. The agent is assuring me they all form just one household that does not require an HMO licence and I best have a contract with the 3 brothers only. Is this correct, please? The house is in Brent, which stipulates:
What is a household?
The following are 'households' for the purposes of the Housing Act 2004:
Members of the same family living together including:

couples married to each other or living together as husband and wi
fe (or in an equivalent relationship in the case of persons of the same sex)

relatives living together, including parents, grandparents, children (and step
children), grandchildren, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces or
cousins half-relatives will be treated as full relatives. A foster child living with his foster parent is treated as living in the same household as his foster parent.

19/02/2018 22:58

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