Houses in Multiple Occupation

Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO)

What is an HMO?
A simple definition of an HMO is a house or flat which is occupied by 3 or more unrelated persons. The term can apply to hostels, including student residences, bedsits and shared flats.

What is Happening?
Legislation requires that houses in multiple occupation are licensed by the Council.


Tel: 0800 085 3638 or 01382 436842
HMO Unit