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HMO Licence Application Advice – Areas Covered

HMO Advice can assist HMO landlords across the UK with their HMO licence application while ensuring full HMO compliance for their property


HMO Licence Application


HMO Licence Application can be a minefield of bureaucracy and red tape, especially since HMO legislation became stricter in October 2018. Being landlords ourselves, we appreciate how confusing and stressful HMO licensing can be.


Taking a non-corporate approach with no hidden fees or extras, we therefore offer HMO landlords access to our vast reservoir of knowledge via our comprehensive, cost-effective HMO Management Package, which includes advice on and assistance with robust, clear-cut resident licence agreements & commercial contracts; procedures, deposit protection & tenants’ stature.

Call us now to see how we can help you.

020 3950 8834 for London properties,  

0330 1137 267 for UK properties.

Areas Covered by HMO Advice


Areas we currently cover include:
























For more detailed information on the services we offer please feel free to explore our pages or follow the links provided above. Can’t find your location? Call us on 020 3950 8834 today to check whether we cover your area.

What is a HMO?

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:

  • Forming 2 or more households*
  • Sharing a kitchen, bathroom and/or toilet

*See HERE for more detailed information and a definition of what constitutes a household.

Do I require a HMO Licence?

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.

What Happens if I Fail to Apply for a HMO Licence?

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.

How Can I Get a HMO Licence?

Obtaining a HMO Licence is a 4-step process involving:

  • Assessment of Your Property According to Your Local Authority’s Standards
  • Licence Application
  • Upgrading Your Property Where Required
  • Signing Off

Learn more HERE.

For more detailed information and/or to discuss your specific needs, please do not hesitate to call our representatives on Tel.: 020 3950 8834 today.

You can also contact us and specify how you would like to be responded to, either by phone or email.

For more advice and assistance, You can find answers to many commonly asked questions on our ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ page.