Houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) have three or more storeys and are occupied by:
- five or more people
- two or more households
If you have or would like to set up a licensable HMO, then you must apply to the council for a licence.licence lasts up to five years.
If you are unsure if your property needs a licence then please contact us.
If you want to check that an HMO is licensed, HMO Public Register will give a list of addresses that are licensed.
Operating a licensable HMO without a licence or breaching any conditions attached to a licence is a serious criminal offence that is punishable with unlimited fines at the magistrates’ court.
New Application Fee - £1143
New Application Fee Registered Charities - £914
Renewal Fee - £951
Renewal Fee Registered Charities - £761