Apply for house of multiple occupation (HMO) license
A house in multiple occupation (HMO) is a property occupied by 3 or more people (including children) who form more than 1 family and share either a kitchen or a bathroom. A family includes co-habiting partners.
If the HMO has 5 or more occupants, living as 2 or more households, sharing facilities, it must be licensed.
A property with more than 6 occupants must have Planning permission to operate as a large HMO.
For more information please contact our private sector housing team:
- Telephone 01992 564348
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Further information on HMO’s can be found on the following sites: