Multi let licensing - will everyone need this?

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    Multi let licensing - will everyone need this?

    hi all,

    recently had a friendly chat with a man on a Facebook group, who said soon enough the law is coming into place, that will require EVERY home with unrelated occupants to be licensed. Is the law changing so that even if it’s 2 story’s, has no more than 4 people, it will require a license no matter what? I think he may be mistaken as I haven’t seen that specified... Anyone know for sure? Thanks!

    Can you imagine the number of EHO's needed to check them though?


      True, but even if they picked at random.. I wouldn’t want to take that risk as the HMO fines can be “unlimited”


        Your facebook friend is mistaken.

        The change will remove the 3 stories requirement, but the 5 person limit remains.
        Some local authorities are introducing (or trying to introduce) licencing for more HMOs, which sometimes includes all HMOs.
        When I post, I am expressing an opinion - feel free to disagree, I have been wrong before.
        Please don't act on my suggestions without checking with a grown-up (ideally some kind of expert).


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