Houses in Multiple Occupation
National Licensing Scheme
All houses and flats let in multiple occupation must be properly managed in accordance with The Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006 SI 2006/372 and comply with local authority conditions. Furthermore, from April 2006 it became mandatory to license larger, higher-risk houses in multiple occupation. The mandatory scheme will include all rented properties of 3 or more storeys containing 5 persons or more, comprising of more than one household.
For an application form please contact our Private Sector Housing Team on 01536 535 617 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The license application fee for Kettering is currently £711.00 for a 5 year licence.
Landlords with licensable properties who fail to apply for a license may face fines of up to £20,000, a criminal record and potentially rent repayment orders and a management order where the Council takes control of the property.
Pages in Houses in Multiple Occupation
- 1. You are here: National Licensing Scheme
- 2. Definition
- 3. Exemptions from HMO definition
- 4. HMO standards
- 5. Houses in Multiple Occupation Management Regulation