What Is A House In Multiple Occupation (An HMO)?
What constitutes a house in multiple occupation (HMO) is a source of frustration and confusion for landlords and agents across the country. There a number of different rules that landlords have to follow where the property is a house in multiple occupation, particularly if it is licensed.
Once the property has been identified as a HMO, landlords and agents need to know whether the property requires a licence and, if so, what type of licence is required.
The purpose of this guide is to provide landlords and agents with a primer on how to identify a house in multiple occupation and what type of licence may be required.
The rest of this guide is exclusive content for people who have registered their details on our website. It contains comprehensive guidance on –
- What properties are HMOs
- Which properties require a licence
- What legislation do HMOs need to follow (with or without a licence)
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