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Licensing fees for houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)

See the licensing fees for HMOs.

From 1 October 2018, all HMOs with five or more occupants need to have a licence. Apply for a licence by 28 September 2018 to get a discount.

Charities and accredited landlords

Cheaper fees are available for charities and landlords who are accredited through the London Landlord Accreditation Scheme (LLAS) or are members of a recognised landlord association.

Fees for additional scheme

Fee per lettable unit or household*
First application Following applications
Accredited landlords £400 £320
Unaccredited landlords £500 £400
Charities £250 £200

 Fees for mandatory scheme


Fee per lettable unit or household*
First application Following applications
Accredited landlords £400 £320
Unaccredited landlords £500 £400
Charities £250 £200

Other charges

Visit by us to inspect and/or draw floor plans that meet HMO licensing standards £220
Registering a change to the occupancy level £275

 *A lettable unit or household consists of family members or a cohabiting couple. A group of four friends counts as four separate lettable units or households.

Contact

Private Sector Housing Agency

Third Floor, Laurence House, 1 Catford Road, London, SE6 4RU
Telephone: 020 8314 6420
Email: pshe@lewisham.gov.uk