Property licensing for houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)
Find out if your HMO needs to be licensed, and how to apply.
Article 4 (1) direction on small HMOs
We are withdrawing permitted development rights from certain HMOs.
Which HMOs need a licence
Find out if your HMO needs to be licensed.
Find out how we decide to grant an HMO licence.
Why you should license your HMO
The benefits of licensing your HMO, and what will happen if you don’t get a licence.
Before you apply for a licence
Before you apply for an HMO, find out what you need to do.
What happens after you apply
Find out what happens when you apply for an HMO licence.
Safety inspections of HMOs
Find out about safety inspections of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) and what happens if they are not up to standard.
See the licensing fees for HMOs.
On this page you can look at the up-to-date register of licensed HMOs.