What is a HMO?
HMO is an acronym standing for “House in Multiple Occupation”.
A HMO is an entire flat or house that is let to 3 tenants or more who live as two households or more and share a kitchen, a bathroom and/or a toilet.
Examples would be:
- Flats within a building with 3 occupants or more
- Houses (shared) with 3 occupants or more
- Owner occupiers living with 3 lodgers or more