A rented property is considered a House in Multiple Occupation if:
A rented property is considered a large House in Multiple Occupation if:
A household is defined as either a single person or members of the same family who live together. A family includes people who are:
As well as all your normal legal responsibilities you must ensure:
As well as those responsibilities covered by a standard HMO, you must ensure you have been approved for a HMO licence by your local council. A HMO licence will last for five years and will only be granted if:
You must contact your local council to determine whether you need a HMO licence before you let to tenants. If not, you could risk a fine of up to £20,000.