HMO Advice’s unique HMO Licensing Services Exeter are designed to help local landlords achieve compliance with complex Exeter HMO licence requirements.
Under current national HMO legislation, all properties let to five tenants or more forming more than just one household and sharing basic amenities (such as, for example, a kitchen, toilet and/or bathroom) must be licensed.
While this naturally applies to all Exeter properties subject to HMO licensing Exeter landlords must also:
This can make the already rather complex process of acquiring an HMO licence in Exeter even more complicated, stressful and confusing.
Having successfully navigated Exeter HMO licensing’s intricate maze of red tape, local bureaucracy and various additional schemes as landlords ourselves, we here at HMO Advice have the experience and know-how to help local landlords obtain their licences without undue stress, confusion and delays.
A HMO is basically a ‘house in multiple occupation’. In other words, it is a complete house/flat that is let to 3 tenants or more who are:
*See HERE for more detailed information and a definition of what constitutes a household.
Whether a HMO licence is required for a property varies between councils and depends on whether your relevant local council operates an additional licensing scheme. Our HMO Guidance Service could be the perfect solution for you. Are you unsure if an HMO license is required? Learn more HERE.
Failure to obtain a HMO licence is a punishable offence and may result in prosecution with potentially serious penalties and sanctions. You can find more detailed information on the possible consequences of failing to obtain a licence HERE.
Obtaining a HMO Licence is a 4-step process involving:
Learn more HERE.