Toggle menu

Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs)


From 1 October 2018 all privately rented properties housing five or more persons, forming two or more households, where there is sharing (or a lack of) basic amenities such as bathrooms, toilets and kitchens will be required to be licensed by the Council.

There are some exemptions including:

  • bedsits
  • properties converted into self-contained flats before 1991
  • hostels, guest houses, bed and breakfast establishments

View our Houses in multiple occupation (HMO) register.

Last modified on 06 April 2022

Share this page

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by email