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HMO and Principles of Lettings

A house in multiple occupation (HMO) is a property with multiple tenants who do not form one single family or household. Investments in houses under multiple occupancy can be very profitable with high returns on investment, but the management of HMO is far stricter for the landlord and anyone managing the property e.g. Letting/Managing Agent.

Recent changes have given greater enforcement powers to local authorities, with the introduction of civil penalties and Rent Repayment Orders significantly increasing financial penalties that local authorities can apply to landlords and managers who do not meet their obligations. A 'manager' can be a letting/managing agent or the landlord who has a direct involvement in the day to day running of the property, so it is vitally important that both landlords and managers are aware of the legal responsibilities they have.

This one day course, designed to suit landlords, managers and letting/managing agents, covers the principles of this detailed and antiquated subject, giving you the level of broad knowledge to confidently consider investment or management of someone else's investment. The course will also give a general overview of setting up tenancies for HMO and to explore the entire process involved from completing relevant checks to gaining possession for HMO properties.

The course tutor is an experienced trainer with a strong letting agency background and has specialist HMO knowledge and a track record of delivering courses on behalf of councils.

Course Content


After completing this course, you should be able to:

This course is suitable for:

This course includes lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

Parking and public transport instructions will be provided in your confirmation email once you have booked the course.

RLA Member
was £145.00
from £116.00
Non Member
was £164.00
from £131.20
  20% off
selected dates
Ends 31/10/2019
Date Time Location  
30th October 2019
10:00 - 16:30 London
course Full
6th November 2019
10:00 - 16:30 Stockport Book Now
30th January 2020
09:30 - 16:30 Manchester Book Now
6th February 2020
09:30 - 16:30 Preston Book Now
10th March 2020
09:30 - 16:30 London Book Now
26th March 2020
09:30 - 16:30 Birmingham Book Now
2nd April 2020
09:30 - 16:30 Leeds Book Now
29th April 2020
09:30 - 16:30 Nottingham Book Now
12th May 2020
09:30 - 16:30 Stockport Book Now
9th June 2020
09:30 - 16:30 London Book Now
8th July 2020
09:30 - 16:30 Birmingham Book Now
11th August 2020
09:30 - 16:30 Sale Book Now
22nd September 2020
09:30 - 16:30 Newcastle Book Now
5th November 2020
09:30 - 16:30 Nottingham Book Now
26th November 2020
09:30 - 16:30 Manchester Book Now
3rd December 2020
09:30 - 16:30 Birmingham Book Now

Continuous Professional Development

Remember that Continuous Professional Development points (CPD) apply to RLA courses. You can also get CPD points for being a member of the Residential Landlords Association.

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Residential Landlords Association Accreditation Scheme

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This course is worth 5 core CPD points with the Residential Landlords Association Accreditation Scheme

RLAAS is a national scheme who aim to encourage, acknowledge and actively promote good standards and management practice by owners and to assist owners and tenants to undertake their respective responsibilities to each other.

RLAAS is open to all landlords who operate in the private sector, and accreditation is FREE. Members of RLAAS also receive a discount when enroling for a course operated by the Residential Landlord's Association.

To find out more, and what RLAAS means to landlords and tenants across the country, visit the RLAAS website.

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